2nd Sunday of Lent

A few weeks ago, Fr. MD talked about four of the men Jesus called to follow Him: Simon (Peter), Andrew, James, and John.  Today, the gospel again mentions the men who were with Jesus during his Transfiguration. However, Andrew was not among the group.  Fr. MD wonders, “What happened?  Based on the readings of Genesis 22: 1-18; Romans 8: 31-34; and Mark 9: 2-10

1st Sunday of Lent

Today, Fr. MD, in his vlog, talks about the first American martyr, Fr. Stanley Rother, who became ‘blessed’ last September.  What does Fr. Rother have to do with the gospel, you may wonder.  Watch the vlog and you will understand.  Based on the readings of Genesis 9: 8-15; 1 Peter 3: 18-22; and Mark 1: 12-15.

6th Sunday In Ordinary Time

St. Mark, in his gospel today, emphasized that Jesus had touched a leper.  Why did the writer want us to know that Jesus touched the leper?  In this vlog, Fr. MD shares some of his thoughts.  Based on the readings of Leviticus 13: 1-46; 1 Corinthians 10: 31 – 11:1; and Mark 1: 40-45.

5th Sunday In Ordinary Time

Many people wonder what is the daily schedule of a famous person like Pope Francis, Queen Elizabeth II, etc.  The gospel today gives us a glimpse of Jesus’ daily schedule.  No matter how busy he was, he always managed to find time to pray!  Many of us are also busy but we should not make our busyness an excuse for not praying more.  Based on the readings of Job 7: 1-7; 1 Corinthians 9: 16-23; and Mark 1: 29-39.