Reflection: 5thwk of Easter Thursday/ Jn 15:1–8

5thwk of Easter Thurs. Jn 15:1 – 8. In ch. 14 of John the word was “I go”, Jesus was bidding farewell. Here in ch. 15, the key word is “remain”, referring to the intimate communion between Jesus and his disciples. The image that Jesus uses is that of a grape farm and the Father […]

Reflection: 5th Week of Easter

  5thwk of Easter Mon. Jn 14:21-26 V.21,“Whoever has my commandments and observes them is the one who loves me.” v.23, “Whoever loves me will keep my word,” v.24, …Whoever does not love me does not keep my words.” These words echo similar commands already said in Deuteronomy: 19:9 “to keep all this commandment which […]

Reflection: April 25 – St. Mark, Evangelist

Most of our data on Mark are taken from the Acts of the Apostles. Acts 12:12 “John also known as Mark” was the son of a Mary, who resided in Jerusalem to whose house Peter went after being released by the angel from prison. Col 4:10 “Mark” was a cousin of Barnabas. Acts 12:25 When […]

Reflection: 5th Sun of Easter C

5th Sun of Easter C Jn 13:31-35 “The Son of Man is glorified and God is glorified in him.” The title ‘Son of Man’ focuses our attention in the Man Jesus, yet who is also Son of God. How is he glorified now? By the way he acted in regard to Judas. Love prevailed even […]

Reflection: 4TH Week of Easter/ Jn 14:1-6

4TH WK OF Easter Jn 14:1-6 This Gospel passage in John is the most reassuring of all. It assures us that God has a wonderful saving plan for his people. In Matthew 25:24 Jesus says, “Come you who are blessed by my Father. Inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.” […]

Reflection: 4thwk of Easter/ Jn 13: 16-20

4thwk of Easter Thurs Jn 13: 16-20 This passage of the Gospel speaks to us about the betrayer, Judas Escariot: “The one who ate my food has raised his heel against me.” In truth, Judas did not become a traitor in one instant. Rather it was a process that went on from the beginning he […]

Chronicle Issue No. 208 now out

Pag-ibig sa Diyos Chronicle Issue No 208 – April/Easter 2016 Issue In this Issue: Initiation to Community Life: LCR Class 94 Produces 65 New Workers MEW 549: An Outpouring of God’s Love Libreng Gamutan sa Pag-ibig on April 16 Orientation Session for MYX Speakers Community Calendar: Three ME Weekends in April 2016 Monthly Theme: Christian […]

Reflection: Jn 10:27-30/ 4th Sunday of Easter

4th Sunday of Easter Jn 10:27-30 The 4th Sundays of Easter in the three years ABC have the chapter 10 of John’s Gospel divided into three parts, emphasizing each one specific aspect of Jesus, the Good Shepherd. This year C give us verses 27-30 for our reflection. Let us take the words of the Gospel […]

REFLECTION: 3RD WEEK OF EASTER (6 OF 6)

This is our faith! This is what we believe! If in the Eucharist we have the Body and Blood of the Lord, what great reverence we must have for the Blessed Sacrament. When we come to Mass, we must be dressed up properly, modestly, fit for the presence of God. When we approach him we […]

Reflection: 3RD WEEK OF EASTER (5 OF 6)

v. 56 “Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood remains in me and I in him.” Jesus unites himself to us and he unites us to himself. In him we become sons and daughters of the Father.Many though we are, we are one Body in Christ. v. 57 “Just as the living Father sent […]