HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE SECOND WEEK OF EASTER YEAR B (1)

HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE SECOND WEEK OF EASTER YEAR B HOMILY THEME: PERSIST IN YOUR BELIEF BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Jn. 6:16-21) Saturday of the Second Week of Easter In the day’s Gospel Jesus appeared to comfort the apostles who embarked on a boat and encountered strong winds. Jesus identified Himself to the frightened apostles, “It is I. Do not be afraid!” Suddenly, the boat reached the shore safe. More than presenting a miracle, this account is symbolical. The boat is the Church; the sea is the…

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Reading for Saturday of the Second Week of Easter Year B. Liturgical Colour: white

First Reading: (Acts 6: 1-7) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 33: 1-2, 4-5, 18-19) Gospel: (John 6: 16-21)   First Reading: (Acts 6: 1-7) And in those days, the number of the disciples increasing, there arose a murmuring of the Greeks against the Hebrews, for that their widows were neglected in the daily ministration. Then the twelve calling together the multitude of the disciples, said: It is not reason that we should leave the word of God, and serve tables. Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of good reputation, full of the…

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REASON TO MOVE ON

REASON TO MOVE ON When it becomes dark, stormy and rainy; a natural bird doesn’t fly unless extreme necessity demands it does. There may sometimes be numerous and critical reasons to make one stop the good life style or journey that identifies one; but one must not forget a reason to move on. There is this song that testifies much about the faithfulness of God: “He has promised, He will never fail… His faithfulness is forever more. Shall we forget how well we have fought and how far we have…

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… HEART AND HAND

… HEART AND HAND Why is the symbol of the heart used for love and not any other part of the exterior or internal organ of the human body? In my understanding, love primarily flows from the heart. Sympathy cannot be explained outside the heart. However, a loving heart requires a corresponding action of love for it’s perfection. It is not enough to sympathize with someone unless the sympathy leads to empathy. To sympathize is to feel with … while to empathize is to experience with. In the great words…

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HOMILY FOR THE THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER YEAR B (4) HOMILY THEME: "TOUCH ME!"

HOMILY FOR THE THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER YEAR B HOMILY THEME: “TOUCH ME!” BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   HOMILY: Luke 24:35-48 One night, Steven Spielberg was seen drinking in a bar with a Chinese guy. After some time and several bottles of beer, Spielberg suddenly punched the Chinese guy in the face. The guy was surprised, and asked, “What’s that for?” Spielberg said, “That’s for bombing Pearl Harbor.” The man protested: “You idiot! Those were the Japanese. I am Chinese!” But Spielberg replied, “Whatever! Chinese, Japanese, Taiwanese, Vietnamese. They are…

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