Category Archives: Catholic Reflection

Lectionary Reflection: Third Sunday of Advent, Year A

Lectionary Readings: Is 35:1-6a / Ps 146 / Jam 5:7-10 / Mt 11:2-11 “Come, come, Emmanuel! Son of God appear. Heaven and earth, rejoice! Salvation is drawing near.” That is the refrain of Steve Angrisano’s Advent Hymn, Emmanuel. However, the … Continue reading

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Lectionary Reflection: Second Sunday of Advent, Year A

Lectionary Readings: Is 26:1-6 / Ps 72 / Rom 15:4-9 / Mt 3:1-12 “Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.” (Is 40:3, Mt 3:3) These words of the prophet Isaiah are echoed again in Matthew’s Gospel today. … Continue reading

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Lectionary Reflection: First Sunday of Advent, Year A

For this Advent Season, I will be reflecting on the readings of each Sunday of Advent and posting them here on Thursdays. It is my hope that one day, I will be able to write and post lectionary-reading reflections here … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Salvation of Man through Frozen II

Note: Spoiler alert! References to Frozen II are scattered throughout this reflection. After a successful Frozen movie five-years ago, its sequel Frozen II has been long awaited and honestly, I did not waste a minute to see the sequel and … Continue reading

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Year Long Bible Reading Challenge – An Invaluable Experience

On this All Saints’ Day, I take time to reflect on the completion of The Catholic Bible in 365 Days Challenge with the hope that one day, you will want to complete a similar challenge to deepen your love for … Continue reading

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A Journey to “Freedom” – A Son of a Vietnamese Refugee Reflects on the Essex Tragedy

My Facebook News Feed has been flooded with news about the Essex Tragedy, from stories of suspected victims, stories of the tragedy itself, as well as the Catholic perspective on the story itself, to the point that even this tragedy … Continue reading

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High School Graduation: Class of 2019 Valedictory Speech

Thursday June 27, 2019 was a very memorable day as over 230 young men of the Class of 2019 graduated Chaminade College School after four years walking through the halls and sitting in the classrooms of the 55 year-old school. … Continue reading

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