GOOD SHEPHERD SUNDAY REFLECTIONS: “Si Jesus ang Mabuting Pastol”

Abril 22, 2018. Linggo. Ika-4 na Linggo ng Pasko ng Pagkabuhay Ebanghelyo: Juan 10:11-18 “Ako ang mabuting pastol. Iniaalay ng mabuting pastol ang kanyang buhay para sa mga tupa. Ang bayaran ay tumatakas kapag may dumarating na asong-gubat. Iniiwan niya ang mga tupa, palibhasa’y hindi siya pastol at hindi kanya …

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WHY IS IT THAT THE WINE IS NOT OFFERED TO EVERYONE IN THE MASS?

By: Admin Pastor Manny (Code Name) Maundy Thursday is a Christian holy day that commemorates the Last Supper of Jesus Christ with His apostles. The Last Supper is important to us, Catholics, given that we interpret the words of Jesus Christ such as “Do this in memory of me” to …

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ONCE SAVED, NOW UNSAVED

By: Admin Pastor Manny Apostasy is a grave sin done by a person who intentionally falls away from his or her true faith. We, Catholics, recognize that there are two types of people who can commit such a mortal sin. They can be false professors of faith who never genuinely …

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WHY DO CATHOLICS CONFESS THEIR SINS TO A PRIEST AND NOT STRAIGHT TO GOD?

Penance and Healing   Today’s gospel, 11th of December 2017, talks about a paralyzed man who was healed by Jesus and whose sins were forgiven by Him. However, the Pharisees and teachers of the law who had come cannot accept this, and thus, questioned Jesus:   Gospel: Lk 5:17-26   …

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We Infer the Apostles Practiced Confession

 Karlo Broussard Full Question Did the apostles practice confession? Answer There is no direct evidence that they did. However, we can reasonably infer that they did. First, we can assume that they would have administered the sacrament of confession given the fact that Christ gave them the authority to forgive and retain …

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The Deal with the Eucharistic Fast

By: Fr. Charles Grondin  Full Question Is it a sin if one does not fast before receiving the Eucharist? Answer The essence of sin is not the mere breaking of a law but in the attitude that leads to the breaking of the law (Mark 9:15). The eucharistic fast is in …

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