HOMILY FOR FRIDAY OF THE FIRST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B (2) HOMILY THEME: FROM THEOCRACY TO DEMOCRACY ( 1 SAM 8:4-7,10-22)

HOMILY FOR FRIDAY OF THE FIRST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B HOMILY THEME: FROM THEOCRACY TO DEMOCRACY ( 1 SAM 8:4-7,10-22) BY: Rev. Fr Livinus Chibueze   HOMILY: The voice of the people often could lead to error as well as to right decision. Discernment of voices is often a necessity for lack of which would lead to blunders akin to the one Pontus Pilate made against Jesus as well as the one Aaron made in the wilderness concerning the golden calf. In the passage above Samuel faces one of the…

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HOMILY FOR FRIDAY OF THE FIRST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B (1) HOMILY THEME: YOUR FAITH WILL MAKE YOU WHOLE

HOMILY FOR FRIDAY OF THE FIRST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B HOMILY THEME: YOUR FAITH WILL MAKE YOU WHOLE BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Mk. 2:1-12) In the day’s Gospel, we have the cure of a paralytic which featured the inclusion of the faith of those who tried so hard to bring him to Jesus and the relation of sin and sickness as revealed by Jesus’ healing statements. In their desire to help this poor paralytic, four men opened the roof where Jesus was and brought the paralytic…

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

First Reading: (1Samuel 8: 4-7, 10-22a) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 89: 16-17, 18-19) Gospel: (Mark 2: 1-12)   First Reading: (1Samuel 8: 4-7, 10-22a) Then all the ancients of Israel being assembled, came to Samuel to Ramatha. And they said to him: Behold thou art old, and thy sons walk not in thy ways: make us a king, to judge us, as all nations have. And the word was displeasing in the eyes of Samuel, that they should say: Give us a king, to judge us. And Samuel prayed to the Lord. And the…

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