HOMILY FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF THE EPIPHANY OF THE LORD (6) HOMILY THEME: FOLLOW TO STAR TO JESUS

HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE EPIPHANY OF THE LORD HOMILY THEME: FOLLOW TO STAR TO JESUS BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu   HOMILY: “The sight of the star filled them with delight, and going into the house they saw the child with his mother Mary, and falling to their knees they did him homage. Then opening their treasures, they offered him gifts of gold and frankincense and myrrh” Matthew 2:10-12. Today, we celebrate the Epiphany of the Lord. The word “Epiphany” simply means “Manifestation” or “Revelation.” It is bringing something…

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Pope Francis: Like the Magi, we must leave our comfort zone to find Jesus

Pope Francis marked the Feast of the Epiphany Saturday by encouraging faithful to imitate the actions of the Magi, who weren’t attached to worldly comforts, but were willing to go out and take risks in order to find Jesus. “Setting out, the second thing the Magi do, is essential if we are to find Jesus,” the Pope said Jan. 6, on the Feast of the Epiphany. “His star demands a decision to take up the journey and to advance tirelessly on our way,” he said. “It demands that we free…

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HOMILY FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF THE EPIPHANY OF THE LORD (5) HOMILY THEME: THE MANIFESTATION OF THE MESSIAH

HOMILY FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF THE EPIPHANY OF THE LORD HOMILY THEME: THE MANIFESTATION OF THE MESSIAH BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Mt. 2:1-12) In the day’s Gospel we have another Christmas story. Yes, another Christmas story through the Feast of the Epiphany. “Epiphany” means the manifestation of God. God revealing Himself to man. Note that Scriptures had foretold and gave some information on where the Messiah will be born. Herod, through his scribes and chief priests, was very interested to find it out too but for a different…

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Reading for the First Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B. Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord. Liturgical Colour: white

First Reading: (Isaiah 60: 1-6) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 72: 1-2, 7-8, 10-11, 12-13) Second Reading: (Ephesians 3: 2-3a, 5-6) Gospel: (Matthew 2: 1-12)   First Reading: (Isaiah 60: 1-6) Arise, be enlightened, O Jerusalem: for thy light is come, and the glory of the Lord is risen upon thee. For behold darkness shall cover the earth, and a mist the people: but the Lord shall arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee. And the Gentiles shall walk in thy light, and kings in the brightness of thy rising. Lift up thy…

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