Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-8 Psalms 15:2-5 James 1:17-18, 21-22, 27 Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 When Our Blessed Lord said that “evil thoughts” come from us such as “fornication, theft, murder, adultery, coveting, wickedness, deceit, licentiousness, envy, slander, pride, foolishness”, He did not mean to say that we are naturally evil. He meant to say that … Continue reading “A Warning Sign for the Christian faith” – Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time
Exodus 20:1-17 Psalm 19: 8-11 1 Corinthians 1:22-25 John 2:13-25 Often times when we make decisions, life-changing decisions in most cases, we seek for signs to convince ourselves in making a choice. For example, when buying a car, we look for cues that seem appealing to us, and that appeal is what moves us to … Continue reading “The Ultimate Sign of Love” – March 8, 2015
This word has constantly been in my mind for the last couple of days. It’s commonly understood as something to keep, to preserve. It’s no more than something to be taken away. We associate it with abstinence and sexuality. We understand that there is an embarrassment that comes if we don’t preserve it. Or the … Continue reading What is Chastity?
Here I am currently in Chapman Public Library in Orange on a very warm Friday afternoon. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and I hear a few people here and there talking about their Valentine plans for the weekend or raving about their significant other. I am pretty sure that Valentine’s Day is one … Continue reading My love affair with Philosophy