20th Sunday In Ordinary Time

People often ask the question: “Why doesn’t God give us immediately what we pray for?”  The woman in the gospel faced a similar situation. In the vlog, Fr. MD offers an explanation to this question.  Based on the readings of Isaiah 56: 1-7; Romans 11: 13-32; Matthew 15: 21-28.

19th Sunday In Ordinary Time

In this vlog, Fr. MD takes the opportunity to discuss faith sharing.  For him, faith sharing sessions are helpful in growing a better understanding of God – thanks to the different perspectives on the biblical stories offered by the other people who participate in these sessions.  Enjoy.  Based on the readings of 1 Kings 19: 9-13; Romans 9: 1-5; Matthew 14: 22-33.

Transfiguration of Our Lord

Today, we remember the transfiguration of our Lord.  The gospel explains that three of the Apostles witnessed Jesus’ face shining brightly, his clothes became white and that Jesus, during his transfiguration, conversed with Moses and Eljiah.  In the vlog, Fr. MD shares four thoughts on this subject.  Based on the readings of Daniel 7: 9-14; 2 Peter 1: 16-19; Matthew 17: 1-9.

17th Sunday In Ordinary Time

We tend to have too many stones in our lives which prevent us from receiving more of God’s graces.  It is like a glass filled with stones that holds less water than the one without stones.  This vlog explains more.  Based on the readings of 1 Kings 3: 5-12; Romans 8: 28-30; Matthew 13: 44-52.

16th Sunday In Ordinary Time

What is mustard seed, as mentioned in the gospel, all about? This gospel is actually a continuation from the one last week. Fr. MD, in his vlog today, continues to discuss the importance of us being available and humble so we can help God change the world. Based on the readings of Wisdom 12: 13-19; Romans 8: 26-27; Matthew 13: 24-43.