HOMILY FOR THE 2ND SUNDAY OF EASTER YEAR B (DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY) (11)

HOMILY FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER (DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY) HOMILY THEME: ” BLESSED ARE THE MERCIFUL, FOR THEY SHALL OBTAIN MERCY”(Matthew 5:7) BY: Fr. C. C. Aladi   HOMILY: GOSPEL JOHN 20:19-31. My dearest people of God, I joyfully welcome you to the house of God today as we celebrate the great feast of DIVINE MERCY, note it, it is divine mercy and not worldly pity. Mercy is godly, it is an attribute of God( Psalm 118 of our responsorial psalm today says…for His mercy endures forever) and an indispensable…

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HOMILY FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER YEAR B (DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY) (10) HOMILY THEME: DIVINE POWER, A PRECIOUS GIFT OF HIS MERCY

HOMILY FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER YEAR B. DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY HOMILY THEME: DIVINE POWER, A PRECIOUS GIFT OF HIS MERCY BY: Rev Fr Joseph Nyarko Asare   HOMILY: (Acts 4:32-35/Ps 118:2-4, 13-15, 22-24/1Jn 5:1-6/Jn 20:19-31) By the merits of Jesus and the mercies of God, we are more powerful than we can imagine. God has made controllers of the universe with his son. We are over comers and conquerors. God has equipped us by blessing us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly realms (Eph 1:3). Jesus, after…

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HOMILY FOR THE 2ND SUNDAY OF EASTER YEAR B (9) HOMILY THEME: PEACE BE WITH YOU; BY HIS GREAT MERCY WE HAVE BEEN BORN ANEW.

HOMILY FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER YEAR B HOMILY THEME: PEACE BE WITH YOU; BY HIS GREAT MERCY WE HAVE BEEN BORN ANEW. BY: Rev. Fr. Callistus Emenyonu, cmf   HOMILY: READINGS: Acts 4: 32-35, Ps. 118: 2-4.15-18.22-24, 1 Jn. 5: 1-7, Jn. 20: 19-31 Since the pontificate of Pope St. John Paul II, he has decreed liturgically that second Sunday after Easter Sunday called the Low Sunday or the Octave Day of Easter be called Divine Mercy Sunday and thus be celebrated. In his encyclical letter: Dives et Misericordia, the…

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HOMILY FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER YEAR B (8) HOMILY THEME: AS THE FATHER HAS SENT ME, SO I SEND YOU

HOMILY FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER YEAR B HOMILY THEME: AS THE FATHER HAS SENT ME, SO I SEND YOU BY: Fr. Cosmas Ukadike CM   HOMILY: As we continue to celebrate the glorious resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ, we praise him for restoring our hope in God. He joins us in this celebration by his visits to his disciples both individually and collectively, to show that he has truly risen as he said. Today’s gospel presents us with the events of the first and second visits of Jesus to…

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HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER YEAR B (7) HOMILY THEME: BELIEVING IS SEEING 

HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER YEAR B HOMILY THEME: BELIEVING IS SEEING BY: Fr. Christian Eze   HOMILY: First reading – Acts 4:32-35 Second reading – 1 Jn 5:1-6 Gospel – Jn 20:19-31 One might be tempted to think that there is a typing error in the topic above. Yes because we are used to the saying “seeing is believing” and not “believing is seeing”. There are indeed great differences in the two expressions. One is earthly, the other is heavenly. One is about Faith, the other is about…

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HOMILY FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER YEAR B (5) HOMILY THEME: DO YOU NEED REASONS TO BELIEVE? 

HOMILY FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER YEAR B HOMILY THEME: DO YOU NEED REASONS TO BELIEVE? BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Jn. 20:19-31) Second Sunday of Easter, Feast of the Divine Mercy In the day’s Gospel Jesus visited His disciples twice. At first THOMAS was absent. When told of The appearance of the risen Jesus, he did not believe. He wanted proof. Thus, when Jesus appeared again, He provided THOMAS with proof. It was a great opportunity for Jesus to teach them and us about faith. “Blessed are…

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HOMILY FOR DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY YEAR B (4) HOMILY THEME: MINISTERS OF MERCY 

HOMILY FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER YEAR B. DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY HOMILY THEME: MINISTERS OF MERCY BY: Fr. Gerald M. Musa   HOMILY: My friend Fr. Cyril Ibeh of Sokoto Diocese calls the Sacrament of Confession a “Tribunal of Mercy.” He sees the spiritual exercise commonly known as confession as a sacred space in which to express spiritual deficiency in the presence of an authorized Minister. The Second Sunday of Easter is set aside as Divine Mercy Sunday. The readings prescribed for the Sunday focus more on the post-resurrection…

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