HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE THIRTY-SECOND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A (2) HOMILY THEME: YOUR FAITH HAS MADE YOU WELL

HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE THIRTY-SECOND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. HOMILY THEME: YOUR FAITH HAS MADE YOU WELL BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu HOMILY: “Were not ten cleansed? Where are the nine? Was no one found to return and give praise to God except this foreigner?” And he said to him, “Rise and go your way; your faith has made you well.” Luke 17:17-19. Ten persons were cleansed but only one was made well. This teaches us the grave importance of gratitude. Until we return to give thanks to…

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Pope sends condolences to Iran, Iraq following deadly earthquake

Pope Francis sent a pair of telegrammes to Iraq and Iran on Monday, expressing his condolences for the damage and loss of life caused by Sunday’s severe earthquake. In the two messages signed by Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin, Pope Francis says he “was deeply saddened” by news of the 7.3-magnitude earthquake which struck the border region between Iran and Iraq. He assured all those affected by the tragedy of his “prayerful solidarity” and his “sorrow to all who mourn the loss of their loved ones”. The Pope also offered…

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HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE 32ND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A (1) HOMILY THEME: FAITH AND THANKSGIVING

HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE THIRTY-SECOND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. HOMILY THEME: FAITH AND THANKSGIVING BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon HOMILY: (Lk. 17:11-19) In the day’s Gospel Jesus cured ten lepers but only one came to give thanks. In the process, he was also healed of his iniquities while the other nine were healed only of their physical leprosy. The Gospel reminds us of the importance of faith and giving thanks to God. Faith and gratitude are very much connected. When we have faith in God, we cannot but…

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Reading for Wednesday of the Thirty-second Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Memorial: Saint Albert the Great, Bishop and Doctor of the Church. Liturgical Colour: green/white First Reading: (Wisdom 6: 1-11) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 82: 3-4, 6-7) Gospel: (Luke 17: 11-19)

First Reading: (Wisdom 6: 1-11) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 82: 3-4, 6-7) Gospel: (Luke 17: 11-19)   First Reading: (Wisdom 6: 1-11) Wisdom is better than strength, and a wise man is better than a strong man. Hear therefore, ye kings, and understand: learn, ye that are judges of the ends of the earth. Give ear, you that rule the people, and that please yourselves in multitudes of nations: For power is given you by the Lord, and strength by the most High, who will examine your works, and search out your thoughts:…

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Nigeria: Gunmen abduct 7 reverend sisters in Benin

Unknown Gunmen abduct seven reverend sisters in Benin City, Nigeria. In the early hours of Tuesday around 2:30am, unknown gunmen invaded the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus (EHJ) convent in Benin, Edo state and kidnapped seven reverend sisters. Please pray for their safety and quick release. Details shortly…

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