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CAGAYAN DE ORO
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Dr. Jaime Cortez
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Cortez: Reflections on the Multiplication of Bread and Fish
THIS Sunday’s gospel, taken from the Book of Matthew (Chapter 14, Verses 13-21), narrates the story on Jesus multiplying bread and fish to feed five thousand men plus an unrecorded number of women and children. This story must be so ...
From 3 days ago
Cortez: The Wheat and the Weeds
WHY is there so much evil in this world? Why do good people find themselves in the midst of bad people? Why can’t there just be a pure world where the righteous are not challenged by the unrighteousness around them?These ...
From 17 days ago
Cortez: Courage in Discipleship
THIS Sunday’s gospel (Matthew 10:26:33) is preceded by Jesus’ warnings about the religious persecutions that await his apostles, and consequently, everyone who believes in him and works for the expansion of his kingdom. These persecutions include being handed over to ...
From 45 days ago
Cortez: Reflections on the ascension of the Lord Jesus
THE ascension of the Lord Jesus brings to the fore certain points of reflection.First, Jesus returns to where he really came from. Some 2,000 years ago, Jesus as a man of history lived on earth – in flesh and blood ...
From 73 days ago
Cortez: The Way, the Truth and the Life
“I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me” (John 14:6). This is the profound declaration of Jesus about himself in this Sunday’s gospel.JESUS is the Way. Man has always ...
From 87 days ago
Cortez: The Road to Emmaus
ALTHOUGH the gospel story often entitled, “The Road to Emmaus,” (Luke 24:13-35) was an actual physical walk of two disciples with the Risen Christ, it can also be likened to our lifetime spiritual journey with the Lord.Like the two disciples ...
From 101 days ago
Cortez: God is in control
THE Covid-19 pandemic has been wreaking havoc in the lives of people around the world. Many people are getting sick and are dying. Economies, even giant ones as those of the US and Europe, are on the path to recession, ...
From 115 days ago
Cortez: Lamb of God
CHRISTMAS has ended with the Epiphany of the Lord but the Christmas spirit should not have ended with it. Love, the essence of Christmas, is not only for a special occasion. It is meant to be practiced everyday − 365 ...
From 199 days ago
Cortez: The Baptism of the Lord
THE gospel for January 12, 2020 (Matthew 3:13-17) talks about the baptism of the Lord Jesus by John the Baptist at the River Jordan.A question quickly comes to mind, “Did Jesus need to be baptized?” A fast answer is this: ...
From 206 days ago
TODAY the Christian world begins the celebration of the Advent season. What this means is that Christmas is just around the corner. Pretty soon the merriest occasion of the year will be here, full of joyful remembrance of that holy ...
From 248 days ago