Fr. Raymond Ambray opted to exercise his apostolacy with the lumad people, and so do with our bishops and clergy in the IFI, in faithful obedience to the word of our Lord Jesus mandating us to serve the least of his brothers and sisters like the lumad people.
We do not need nor expect from the presidency to ask us to pray, we expect him and his government to prioritize and spend his billions of discretionary funds and other funds in his dispensation to launch a FREE MASSIVE TESTING…
Matthew 10:26, 2826 “So have no fear of them; for nothing is covered up that will not be uncovered, and nothing secret that will not become known.” 28 “Do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul; rather fear him who can destroy both soul and body in hell.” Amidst COVID-19 […]
February 23, 2020, Transfiguration Sunday. A reflection on Matthew 17:1-9. “Then Peter said to Jesus, “Lord, it is good for us to be here; if you wish, I will make three dwellings here, one for you, one for Moses, and one for Elijah.” (v4) Did Peter react in the wrong way? No, he was just […]
February 16, 2020, the Sixth Sunday of Epiphany. A reflection on Matthew 5:21-37. “Let your word be ‘Yes, Yes’ or ‘No, No’; anything more than this comes from the evil one.” (v37) Our Gospel reading for this Sunday can have several themes for reflections. Almost every verse can be a good point for reflection but […]
Statement of the Obispo MaximoIglesia Filipina IndependienteFebruary 6, 2020 “Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy” (Proverbs 31:8-9 NIV) Speaking up for the poor and the needy and working for their good […]
January 19, 2020. It was about The Naboth’s Vineyard in 1 Kings 21:1-29 and the Sunday’s Gospel according to John in 1:29-42. Full text on my homily about Naboth’s vineyard will be published on Justice Sunday, March 29, 2020. It is quite surprising though that the story of Naboth’s Vineyard is also the story of […]
Delivered as Baccalaureate Message, St. Paul’s Theological Seminary on March 20, 2018 at Sitio Bugna, Barangay Bugnay, Jordan, Guimaras. Greetings of peace amidst turbulence, of love amidst hatred and of courage amidst fearfulness! The chosen theme “Oh, God, in Your Grace, Renew Us for Faithful Discipleship” for this year’s graduation activity is a profound prayer. […]