HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE 26TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A (3). MEMORIAL OF ST FRANCIS OF ASSISI. HOMILY THEME: WHO CALLS WHO?

HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE TWENTY-SIXTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. HOMILY THEME: WHO CALLS WHO? BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu HOMILY: In our Gospel passage this morning, we are presented with three different cases of vocation. First, a man came to Jesus himself to declare his intention to follow him. “I will follow you wherever you go.” This is the classic case of a person who is calling God. Jesus knowing his heart knew that this man had a materialistic conception of ministry. His desire to follow Jesus is…

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HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE TWENTY-SIXTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A (2). HOMILY THEME: GOD NEEDS SOMEONE

HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE TWENTY-SIXTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. HOMILY THEME: GOD NEEDS SOMEONE BY: Fr. Livinus Igbodekwe HOMILY: (NEH 2:1-8) It has been under debate whether God needs us given the fact that God is omni-sufficient. This is true. God needs nothing. Yet God started being in need of us from the time He created us. St Augustine says that the God Who created us without us cannot save us without us. Let us consider this: if God does not need man why would Jesus choose…

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THE EVIL OF ENVY AND JEALOUSY …

THE EVIL OF ENVY AND JEOLOUSY… A student once committed an offence anyone would least imagine! As the class prefect, she usually assisted her class teacher with the recording of exam scores. In her class was a student she was competing with academically. She stole an answer sheet from the class teacher’s desk, tore and discarded the anwser sheet of the other student I aforementioned and anwsered wrongly on the fresh anwser sheet in such a way that the other student failed woefully! Can you imagine such an attrocity! The…

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Pope Francis’ prayer intention for the month of October 2017: for Workers and the Unemployed.

Pope Francis has released a video message accompanying his monthly prayer intention for October. This month’s intention is for Workers and the Unemployed: That all workers may receive respect and protection of their rights, and that the unemployed may receive the opportunity to contribute to the common good” The text of the video message reads: We should always remember the dignity and rights of those who work, condemn situations in which that dignity and those rights are violated, and help to ensure authentic progress by man and society. Let us…

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HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE 26TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A (1). HOMILY THEME: ALLOW GOD TO WORK THROUGH YOU

HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE TWENTY-SIXTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. HOMILY THEME: ALLOW GOD TO WORK THROUGH YOU BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon HOMILY: (Lk. 9:57-62) Memorial of St. Francis of Assisi. In the day’s Gospel, memorial of St. Francis of Assisi, Jesus visits His friends Martha and Mary. Martha immediately became burdened with service while Mary sat beside the Lord to listen to what He was going to say. Martha complained to Jesus but Jesus lauded Mary for choosing the better part. The “better part” was to listen…

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Reading for Wednesday of the Twenty-sixth Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Memorial: Saint Francis of Assisi. Liturgical Colour: white First Reading: (Nehemiah 2: 1-8) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 137: 1-2, 3, 4-5, 6) Gospel: (Luke 9: 57-62)

First Reading: (Nehemiah 2: 1-8) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 137: 1-2, 3, 4-5, 6) Gospel: (Luke 9: 57-62)   First Reading: (Nehemiah 2: 1-8) And it came to pass in the month of Nisan, in the twentieth year of Artaxerxes the king: that wine was before him, and I took up the wine, and gave it to the king: and I was as one languishing away before his face. And the king said to me: Why is thy countenance sad, seeing thou dost not appear to be sick? this is not without cause,…

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