Juan Carlos Jacinto

Homily – The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – August 15th, 2021

The foundations of the Father’s Kingdom are laid, but the construction is still on-going.  He wills to extend his Kingdom’s borders and gather more and more people into it. And do you think God is doing it on his own?  He could have done it on his own, but God wanted you and me to participate in his work: to build up God’s kingdom, to bring more and more people into his friendship, so that they follow him and find the meaning ...

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Homily – January 10th, 2021 – The Baptism of Our Lord

“This is my beloved son, with whom I am well pleased.”

There are few occasions that this line has been repeated in the gospels. Among the many lessons hidden in those few words, is the one that teaches us what pleases God.  Jesus’ baptism happened before his public ministry.  Up to this point in his earthly life, while he was being baptized, Jesus had done nothing extraordinary yet: no miracles, no great speeches, no massive conversions. He had spent thirty years ...

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