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Dr. Jaime Cortez
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Cortez: Following Jesus
IN THIS Sunday’s gospel (Mark 8:27-35), Jesus asks his disciples, “Who do people say that I am?” The replies varied. Some were saying he was John the Baptist, others Elijah, and still others one of the prophets. Then Jesus addresses ...
From 12 days ago
Cortez: Obedience from the heart
THE gospel in Mark 7:1-23, and the readings in Deuteronomy 4:1-14 and James 1:17-27, all converge to a single theme – the importance of faithfully obeying the commandments of God from the heart.Moses tells the Israelites, “Hear the decrees and ...
From 26 days ago
Cortez: Jesus, the Bread of Life
IN THIS Sunday’s gospel (John 6:41-51), Jesus reveals himself as the Bread of Life. Unlike the manna which the early Israelites fed on and still died, Jesus offers himself as the true bread from heaven who, when eaten, gives us ...
From 47 days ago
Cortez: God feeds his people
IN THIS Sunday’s gospel (John 6:1-15), once again we read about the famous miracle on the multiplication of bread and fish. A large crowd has been following Jesus because they saw how he had healed the sick. Wanting to feed ...
From 61 days ago
Cortez: Messengers of Good News
GOING back to his hometown of Nazareth after a successful mission to other places, Jesus preached in the synagogue. Quoting from the prophet Isaiah, he said, “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to ...
From 75 days ago
Cortez: Lord of healing and life
THIS Sunday’s gospel (Mark 5:21-43) reminds us that Jesus is Lord over sickness and death. With just a touch of his cloak, a woman who has been suffering from hemorrhages for twelve years was healed of her affliction. And with ...
From 89 days ago
Cortez: A Reflection on God’s Sovereignty
HAVE you ever wondered how human life starts? I do. This body of mine, which is composed of about three trillion cells, actually began its life with the union of two cells in the process called fertilization. Sure, my father ...
From 103 days ago
Cortez: The Most Holy Trinity: A Showcase of God’s Omnipotence, Omnipresence and Omniscience
TODAY, Sunday, May 30, 2021, we celebrate the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity. As Christians, we profess our fundamental belief in the existence, not of three gods, but One God in Three Persons – Father, Son, and Holy Spirit ...
From 117 days ago
Cortez: Called to be Saints
TODAY is Ascension Sunday. We commemorate that glorious day when Jesus, after completing his mission on earth, was taken up to heaven, and took his seat at the right hand of God. Accounts of this momentous event are recorded in ...
From 131 days ago
Cortez: Remaining in Christ
“I AM the vine, you are the branches. Whoever remains in me and I in him will bear much fruit, because without me you can do nothing.” This is the central theme of this Sunday’s gospel in John 15:1-8.When a ...
From 145 days ago