On the Frontier

Reflection – World Mission Sunday 2015 Fr. Joeven MATUGAS, sx Fr. Joseph Patrick D. Echevarria, SJ, explains the difference between two words of the missionary vocabulary that could be easily mistaken one for another: “Frontier” and “Periphery”.  For him, frontier“referrers to a place where few or no one had gone …

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What must I do to inherit eternal life?

28th Sunday of Ordinary time B – by Fr. Fabien, sx Today’s gospel presents us a man full of enthusiasm, fire and energy who comes running up to Jesus with an important question for Jesus: “Good teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?” This man, whose name and …

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“The family that prays together stays together”

27th Sunday of Ordinary Time (B) / Mark 10:2-16 By Fr. Fabien, sx It is providential that this Sunday the Church starts the Synod on family and at the same time the gospel speaks about the burning issue or thorny question that threatens many families and couples: the divorce, either …

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Missionary experience in the Philippines of Fr. Everaldo dos Santos, sx

Fr. Everaldo dos Santos is Xaverian missionary from Brazil. He has been in the Philippines for 18 years. After his Novitiate, he was assigned in this country to study Theology as preparation to his priestly ministry. Ordained priest, he was asked to remain in Manila for his missionary work. He first worked in the pastoral …

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For whoever is not against us is for us

26th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Mark 9:38-43, 45, 47-48) – By Fr. Fabien, sx This Sunday’s gospel tells us about one of the disciples, John, saying to Jesus, “Teacher, we saw someone driving out demons in your name, and we tried to prevent him because he is not one of …

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THE LOGIC OF THE GOSPEL

 Sunday 25th of  Ordinary Time By Fr. Fabien K., SX Last Sunday, we heard from the gospel that Jesus, leaving for the villages round Caesarea Philippi, asked his disciples a question about his identity: “Who do you say that I am?” To this question, Peter responded that He is the Christ. …

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CALLED TO PURIFY OUR IMAGE OF GOD

24TH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME (Mc 8:27-35)  – By Fr. Fabien, sx –  Today’s gospel tells us about Jesus who, with his disciples, is heading to the villages of Caesarea Philippi. It is not by chance that on the way Jesus asks his disciples the question about his identity, a …

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