YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 7TH SUNDAY OF EASTER (2) HOMILY THEME: "JESUS LOOKED UP TO HEAVEN AND PRAYED, ‘O FATHER MOST HOLY, PROTECT THEM WITH YOUR NAME WHICH YOU HAVE GIVEN ME.’" (John 17:11)

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE SEVENTH SUNDAY OF EASTER HOMILY THEME: “JESUS LOOKED UP TO HEAVEN AND PRAYED, ‘O FATHER MOST HOLY, PROTECT THEM WITH YOUR NAME WHICH YOU HAVE GIVEN ME.’” (John 17:11) BY: Fr. Robert deLeon, CSC   HOMILY: As Mom carved the rare roast beef at the kitchen counter on a long ago Sunday afternoon, Snoopy the cat took up her accustomed place three feet away, eyes following the back-and- forth movement of the carving knife. Home for a brief visit, I sat at the nearby dinette table salivating…

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YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE SEVENTH SUNDAY OF EASTER (THE ASCENSION SUNDAY) (1) TOPIC: OUR HEAVENLY DESTINY

YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE SEVENTH SUNDAY OF EASTER. ASCENSION SUNDAY TOPIC: OUR HEAVENLY DESTINY BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   Gospel: Mk 16:15-20 Message # 571: “His Glorious Return”   1. The Marian Message a) The Blessed Mother confides that it was she who first saw her Son Jesus after his resurrection (letter b). However, this is not recorded in the Gospels because she is the silent witness of the resurrection: “Thus I became the first announcement, silent and motherly, of his resurrection. I was the first living witness of…

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THE ASCENSION OF OUR LORD: OUR ASSURANCE OF HEAVEN.

THE ASCENSION OF OUR LORD: OUR ASSURANCE OF HEAVEN. In the Church’s celebration of the Life of Christ, today is Ascension Thursday; exactly 40 days after the glorious resurrection of Christ from the dead. Reflecting on the beauty of today’s solemnity, the assurance of heaven occupied my thought and so I humbly share the fruit of my reflection. Imagine that the members of the senior national football team of a country travelled for a world cup tournament and won the cup but did return to their country with the joy…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR FRIDAY OF THE SIXTH WEEK OF EASTER (1) HOMILY THEME: LIVING A GOOD CHRISTIAN LIFE 

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR FRIDAY OF THE SIXTH WEEK OF EASTER HOMILY THEME: LIVING A GOOD CHRISTIAN LIFE BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Jn. 16:20-23) Friday of the Sixth Week of Easter. In the day’s Gospel Jesus gives an important warning about being his follower. It will not be easy. There will be rejection, grief, weeping, and other challenges. The world will not be cooperative, rather, would even be seductive to turn everyone away from God and embrace the flesh. Christians will be brought to the point of giving…

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Reading for Friday of the Sixth Week of Easter Year B. Memorial: Saint Damien de Veuster, Priest. Liturgical Colour: white/white

First Reading: (Acts 18: 9-18) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 47: 2-3, 4-5, 6-7) Gospel: (John 16: 20-23)   First Reading: (Acts 18: 9-18) And the Lord said to Paul in the night, by a vision: Do not fear, but speak; and hold not thy peace, Because I am with thee: and no man shall set upon thee, to hurt thee; for I have much people in this city. And he stayed there a year and six months, teaching among them the word of God. But when Gallio was proconsul of Achaia, the Jews with…

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