HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE TWENTY-SEVENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A (2) HOMILY THEME: REPENTANCE MOVES GOD.

HOMILY FOR THE TWENTY-SEVENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. HOMILY THEME: REPENTANCE MOVES GOD. BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu HOMILY: “And the people of Nineveh believed God; they proclaimed a fast, and everyone, great and small, put on sackcloth.” Jonah 3:5. To repent is to acknowledge my sinfulness before God, to be truly sorry for them and to ask forgiveness from God. Repentance begins from the heart and finds expression in physical actions such as FASTING, SELF-DENIAL or SELF- HUMILIATION which is symbolized by the wearing of sackcloth. It is…

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HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE 27TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A (1) HOMILY THEME: THE ONE THING NEEDED

HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE TWENTY-SEVENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. HOMILY THEME: THE ONE THING NEEDED BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon HOMILY: (Lk. 10:38-42) In the day’s Gospel Jesus visits His friends Mary and Martha, the sisters of Lazarus. This Gospel is known for distinguishing the two kinds of life; active life which is represented by Martha, and contemplative life which represented by Mary. Jesus seems to favor Mary who He praised for having chosen the better part. But it was never to demean and discount what Martha was…

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Reading for Tuesday of the Twenty-seventh Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Liturgical Colour: green First Reading: (Jonah 3: 1-10) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 130: 1b-2, 3-4ab, 7-8) Gospel: (Luke 10: 38-42)

First Reading: (Jonah 3: 1-10) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 130: 1b-2, 3-4ab, 7-8) Gospel: (Luke 10: 38-42)   First Reading: (Jonah 3: 1-10) And the word of the Lord came to Jonas the second time, saying: Arise, and go to Ninive the great city: and preach in it the preaching that I bid thee. And Jonas arose, and went to Ninive, according to the word of the Lord: now Ninive was a great city of three days’ journey. And Jonas began to enter into the city one day’s journey: and he cried, and…

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Pope to pray for war dead at American cemetery near Rome

Pope Francis will commemorate all those who have died in war next month by celebrating Mass at an Italian cemetery where thousands of American soldiers killed during World War II are buried. The Vatican announced that the Pope will celebrate the feast of All Souls’ Day, November 2, at the Sicily-Rome American Cemetery and Memorial in Nettuno, 45 miles south of Rome. The Mass will commemorate “all who have fallen in wars,” the Vatican said. More than 7,800 members of the US military are buried at the 77-acre cemetery. Many…

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Hundreds of thousands pray rosary at Polish border

Polish Catholics held rosaries and prayed together along the country’s 2,000-mile border on Saturday, appealing to the Virgin Mary and God for salvation for Poland and the world in a national event that some felt had anti-Muslim overtones. The “Rosary to the Borders” event was organised by lay Catholics but was also endorsed by Polish church authorities, with 320 churches from 22 dioceses taking part. The prayers took place from the Baltic Sea coast in the north to the mountains along Poland’s southern borders with the Czech Republic and Slovakia,…

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