Wider and Wider Circles – Arnel Aquino, SJ

Matthew 22:1-14, 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time When I was a novice, I was assigned to Culion island, in Palawan, for a month. I visited patients in the hospital everyday. And there was always one or two patients who would go down memory lane and tell me lovely stories about Jesuits who had been assigned…

The Big Feast – Willy Samson, SJ

Matthew 22:1-14, 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time The Gospel today describes God as generous, loving and caring. He is a laboring God who thinks not of himself, but of us. Then he even prepares a big banquet for us – to feed us with plenty and nourish us with his heavenly feast! When we think…

Feast or Fast – John Foley, SJ

Matthew 22:1-14, 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time Do you remember the movie Babetteā€™s Feast? Maybe you saw it or at least have heard of it. The Gospel parable reminds us of that movie. Babette, an impoverished cook, made her way into a small town where the religion of the area made people hard and cold…