20th Sunday in Ordinary Time Reflection

The readings this Sunday invite us to rethink of how we understand our being Christians is all about. We have to see that it is a life of constant renewal and self-emptying. Jesus talks about discord, baptism by blood and absence peace, these will point us to the fact that complacency has no room in the Christian life. Christianity is a continuous struggle for perfection but not as the world understands the world, rather a constant struggle to be like Christ, to be holy. We have to give up many things in life, even relationships if these will hinder us from following Christ and hindering our growth in holiness. Let us then follow the example of the prophet Jeremiah and other countless persons who did not mind offering themselves for the sake of the Kingdom and for truth. May St. Maximilian Kolbe intercede for on this his feast day, to be like him in offering our lives for the sake of the Kingdom.

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  • 01

    All day
    November 1, 2019

    ALL SAINTS’ DAY

    BIRTHDAY:
    Sr. Marjorie Palacat, AR

  • 02

    All day
    November 2, 2019

    ALL SOULS’ DAY

    ATTENTION: Recoletos de Luzon
    7:00 AM Mass @ Himlayang Pilipino, Quezon City
    Mass Presider: Father Provincial

  • 03

    All day
    November 3, 2019

    BIRTHDAY
    Sr. Lolita Esteves, AR

    ANNIVERSARY OF SIMPLE PROFESSION
    (1971-2019)
    Fray Regino Bangcaya

  • 04

    All day
    November 4, 2019

    VATICAN: HOLY MASS FOR THE REPOSE OF THE SOULS OF THE CARDINALS AND BISHOPS WHO DIED OVER THE COURSE OF THE YEAR

    10TH ANNIVERSARY – APOSTOLIC CONSTITUTION ANGLICANORUM COETIBUS (2009)

    GENERAL COUNCIL MEETING

    November 4-8, 2019 / Rome

    CANONICAL RETREAT
    of the OAR Candidates to Diaconate and Presbyterate November 4-9, 2019

    USJ-R BALAMBAN: LAUNCHING OF ENGLISH & LIBRARY MONTH

    BIRTHDAY
    Sr. Zenaida Cabanes, AR
    Sr. Ma. Esperanza Mae Valmores, AR

  • 05

    All day
    November 5, 2019

    34TH STUDENTS’ CONGRESS OF RECOLLECT SCHOOLS (SCORES)
    Theme: “Rekoleto Youth: Catalyst for Change for Nation-Building” Venue: SSC-R de Cavite

    Inclusive dates: November 5-9, 2019

    NEGROS DAY / AL CINCO DE NOVIEMBRE

    BIRTHDAY
    Fray Romeo Ben Potencio
    Fray Rey Jay Quevedo (simply prof.)

    DEATH ANNIVERSARY
    Fray Federico de la Rosa (2000-2019)

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