8 01, 2016

The Baptism of the Lord (Year C)

By |2018-08-17T07:50:52+08:00January 8th, 2016|Catholicism, Feasts and Seasons, Reflection on Readings|0 Comments

READINGS 1st Reading: Isaiah 40:1–5, 9–11 2nd Reading: Titus 2:11–14; 3:4–7 Gospel: Luke 3:15–16, 21–22   January 10, 2016 is the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord. It marks the last day of the Christmas season for the Catholic Church. Our Lord's baptism is an announcement of both God's mercy and His glory. For [...]

28 11, 2015

Peace Before Christmas

By |2018-08-17T19:12:33+08:00November 28th, 2015|Catholicism, Feasts and Seasons|0 Comments

Since September, Christmas carols have started playing on the radio stations, the speakers inside supermarkets and shopping malls, fast-food outlets, and almost any other place. Everyone started getting into the Christmas spirit with people beginning to buy the gifts they would be giving out, thinking of the parties, planning the holiday vacations or staycations, and [...]