HOMILY FOR THURSDAY OF THE FIRST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B (2) HOMILY THEME: MUCH SIN LESS GLORY (1SAM 4:1-11)

HOMILY FOR THURSDAY OF THE FIRST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B HOMILY THEME: MUCH SIN LESS GLORY (1SAM 4:1-11) BY: Rev. Fr Livinus Igbodekwe   HOMILY: Each of us has a measure of grace allowed us by God. It is either that that grace increases or decreases in accordance with our daily living. This is why St Paul asks “shall we continue in sin that grace may abound? ” (Rom 6:1). We can gain glory we can as well loose glory. Just as Samson lost glory and virtue by sin of…

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HOMILY FOR THE 2ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B (2) HOMILY THEME: DISCIPLESHIP 

HOMILY FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B HOMILY THEME: DISCIPLESHIP BY: Fr. Abbot Philip Lawrence   HOMILY: My sisters and brothers in Christ Jesus, We are all called to follow the Lord Jesus. Just as all peoples of the Old Covenant, the Old Testament, were called to be faithful to the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, so are we and especially now that we have Christ Jesus as the final revelation. The Book of Samuel shows us that we must wait on the Lord and listen for…

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HOMILY FOR THURSDAY OF THE FIRST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B (1) HOMILY THEME: WHY NOT TRY JESUS? 

HOMILY FOR THURSDAY OF THE FIRST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B HOMILY THEME: WHY NOT TRY JESUS? BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Mk. 1:40-45) In the day’s Gospel Jesus cured a man with leprosy. Leprosy was a dreaded disease during the time of the Lord. They were thrown outside the city and left for dead. They suffered the stigma of being considered unclean and sinners. Lepers were living dead. That is why when this leper heard about the power of Jesus to heal, hope sprung in his heart.…

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HOMILY FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B (1) HOMILY THEME: “JOHN WAS STANDING WITH TWO OF HIS DISCIPLES, AND AS HE WATCHED JESUS WALK BY, HE EXCLAIMED, 'LOOK, HERE IS THE LAMB OF GOD!’” (John 1:35-36)

HOMILY FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B HOMILY THEME: “JOHN WAS STANDING WITH TWO OF HIS DISCIPLES, AND AS HE WATCHED JESUS WALK BY, HE EXCLAIMED, ‘LOOK, HERE IS THE LAMB OF GOD!’” (John 1:35-36) BY: Fr. Robert deLeon, CSC   HOMILY: John 1:35-42 Over the many years I’ve served in hospital ministry, I’ve come to recognize John the Baptist as the ideal patron saint for chaplains and all pastoral care providers. In the gospel passage we hear today, it’s just two verses that tell it all: “John was…

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

First Reading: (1Samuel 4: 1-11) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 44: 10-11, 14-15, 24-25) Gospel: (Mark 1: 40-45)   First Reading: (1Samuel 4: 1-11) And it came to pass in those days, that the Philistines gathered themselves together to fight: and Israel went out to war against the Philistines, and camped by the Stone of help. And the Philistines came to Aphec, And put their army in array against Israel. And when they had joined battle, Israel turned their backs to the Philistines, and there was slain in that fight here and there in the…

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HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE FIRST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B (2) HOMILY THEME: THE HEALING POWER OF JESUS

HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE FIRST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B HOMILY THEME: THE HEALING POWER OF JESUS BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu   HOMILY: “And he healed many who were sick with various diseases, and cast out many demons; and he would not permit the demons to speak, because they knew him.” Mark 1:34. Sing: Anywhere he went, he was doing good, almighty healer, he is our helper, when the cripple saw him, they started walking; anywhere he went, my Lord was doing good, he was doing good. In…

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