HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE FIRST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B (1) HOMILY THEME: THE BATTLE BETWEEN GOOD AND EVIL

HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE FIRST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B HOMILY THEME: THE BATTLE BETWEEN GOOD AND EVIL BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Mk. 1:14-20) In the day’s Gospel, immediately after Jesus’ baptism signalling the beginning of His ministry, Jesus had an encounter with an unclean spirit. This happened after He was praised for teaching with authority. Upon recognizing Jesus, the unclean spirit inquired if Jesus would destroy them and even admitted its knowledge of Jesus as the Holy One of God. Jesus commanded the unclean spirit…

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Reading for Tuesday of the First Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Liturgical Colour: green

First Reading: (1Samuel 1: 9-20) Responsorial Psalm: (1Samuel 2: 1, 4-5, 6-7, 8abcd) Gospel: (Mark 1: 21-28)   First Reading: (1Samuel 1: 9-20) So Anna arose after she had eaten and drunk in Silo: And Heli the priest sitting upon a stool, before the door of the temple of the Lord: As Anna had her heart full of grief, she prayed to the Lord, shedding many tears, And she made a vow, saying: O Lord, of hosts, if thou wilt look down on the affliction of thy servant, and wilt be mindful of…

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Kidnapped Nigerian Sisters released unharmed

The Catholic reverend sisters who were kidnapped from their convent on Tuesday, November 14 have been released unharmed. The Sisters of the Eucharistic Heart of Jesus (EHJ) Sisters aspirants’ formation house, Iguoriakhi, Edo state Nigeria were released after spending 53 days with their abductors. One of the victims, Sister Veronica Ajayi, was released at about 6pm on Saturday , while the other five were released before 12am on Sunday . “On the 6th day of January, 2018, at about 6:pm, we got news that sister Veronica Ajayi EHJ, has been released…

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FAMILY PRAYER OF BLESSING FOR THE WEEK

FAMILY PRAYER OF BLESSING FOR THE WEEK As we end the festive/holiday season and return to work, may the Lord bless the labours of you and your family members. You and your family members will not labour in vain. Your family’s bucket will not turn to a basket on getting to the stream. May every step your family takes and move she makes be ordered by the Lord. No member of your family shall walk into disaster. The holy presence of the Lord will constantly lead you and your family…

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HOMILY FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD (2) HOMILY THEME: THE BEAUTY OF DEATH

HOMILY FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD HOMILY THEME: THE BEAUTY OF DEATH BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu   HOMILY: “And when Jesus was baptized, he went up immediately from the water, and behold, the heavens were opened and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and alighting on him; and lo, a voice from heaven, saying, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased.” Matthew 3:16-17. Just yesterday, we celebrated the Epiphany of Jesus Christ, today, we are officially bringing the…

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