Homilies

Why the beatitudes?

Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the ChurchBy Fr. Roy CimagalaI believe we are all familiar with the beatitudes, those Christ-defined formulation of how we can be considered blessed. (cfr. Mt 5,1-12) They intriguingly convert what we usually consider as...

Our Lord’s Ascension and us

The Ascension of the LordBy Fr. Roy CimagalaWITH the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord, celebrated this year on May 29, we are reminded of our inherent desire for heaven and of how we can actualize that desire mainly through the carrying out of our ordinary...