Fr. Luan Nguyen's Homily

Fr. Luan Nguyen's Homily

Homily of the Trinity Sunday, Year C: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 6/17/19

What is “the Holy Trinity” about? I ask. It is greater than some things that people have used to explain it. Preacher Frank Sheed used “rain” to help people understand the simplicity and variety of the Trinity. He said, “Water may exist in three different forms: steam, ice, and liquid.”

Saint Patrick used a “Shamrock” with three leaves to explain the mystery. Some catechists use a triangle to understand the mystery: to be a triangle we have to have three angles and three sides. So, in order to have one perfect God, there must be three Divine Persons, Father, Son, and the Holy ... Read More »

Homily of Pentecost Sunday, Year C: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 6/10/19

The Pentecost day marked the beginning of Christianity in the world because, on that day, the message of Christ’s resurrection was first proclaimed to people in Jerusalem in different languages. On that day, the Church began her evangelize mission and continued till now. Reflecting on the Pentecost, I wonder: what is the ... Read More »

Homily for Ascension Sunday, Year C: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 6/05/19

The Acts and the gospel of Luke today begins like this: Jesus had gone through his passion and death, then after three days, he was raised from the dead. He stayed with his Apostles for forty days, and then he went up to heaven and sit at the right ... Read More »

Homily of the Sixth Sunday of Easter, Year C: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 5/28/19

A missionary priest came to Japan after two hundred years from the severe persecution in the end of sixteenth century. He thought that there would be no Catholics on the land. When he went into a small village, people asked him: who are you? And what do you do ... Read More »

Homily for the Fifth Sunday of Easter, Year C: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 5/28/19

I have watched the movie named “The Robe.” There is a powerful scene in the movie that opened my eyes to the love of God. Under the cross, there was a group of Roman soldiers casting lots for Jesus’ long robe. The Roman soldier who won the robe came ... Read More »

Homily of the Fourth Sunday of Easter, Year C: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 5/28/19

Pope Francis said to the media after his election that: “Pope is not your center, but Jesus is.” In the Gospel of John today, Jesus laid down a principle relationship between the shepherd and his sheep. Jesus is our Shepherd, and we are his sheep. Sheep only have two ... Read More »

Homily of the Third Sunday of Easter, Year C: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 5/28/19

There is a dying woman who wish to go to Holy Land before she dies. Her husband fulfill her wishes. He took her to Holy Land. Unfortunately, the woman died in Jerusalem. A mortuary man contacted the husband and asked him what he is going to do. The husband ... Read More »

Homily of the Second Sunday of Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday)

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 5/02/19

Saint Pope John Paul II, April 30th, 2000, declared the Second Sunday of Easter as Divine Mercy Sunday. Saint Pope John Paul II believes in Jesus’ command to Saint Faustina: “I want this image… to be solemnly blessed on the first Sunday after Easter; that Sunday is to be ... Read More »

Homily of the Easter Sunday, Year C: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 4/24/19

Gospel of Saint John tells us a marvelous event of our faith. Magdalene came to the tomb very early in the morning and saw the stone had been already rolled to the side. With disbelief, she went to report to Peter and John. Then three of them ran into ... Read More »

Homily of the Palm Sunday, Year C: 2019

Posted by Ramón Camacho on 4/24/19

When I read the gospel of Palm Sunday, I remember what the preacher said in the book of ecclesiastic1:2: “Vanity of vanities, said the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity.” Jesus knew it. When he rode on a colt into Jerusalem, people, in all ages, came out to ... Read More »

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