YEAR B: HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE THIRTEENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (1) HOMILY THEME: FAITH AND CONVICTION 

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE THIRTEENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: FAITH AND CONVICTION BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Jn. 20:24-29) Tuesday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time, Feast of St. Thomas, the Apostle. In the day’s Gospel the risen Jesus again appeared before the apostles in the cenacle where they were hiding for ear of the Jews. Thomas was not present when Jesus appeared to them the first time. Thomas was told about the appearance but expressed his doubts. Jesus gave in to Thomas’…

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Reading for Tuesday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Feast: Saint Thomas, Apostle. Liturgical Colour: red

First Reading: (Ephesians 2: 19-22) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 117: 1bc, 2) Gospel: (John 20: 24-29)   First Reading: (Ephesians 2: 19-22) Now therefore you are no more strangers and foreigners; but you are fellow citizens with the saints, and the domestics of God, Built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone: In whom all the building, being framed together, groweth up into an holy temple in the Lord. In whom you also are built together into an habitation of God in the Spirit.  …

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New cardinals visit Benedict XVI

“None of us must feel ‘superior’ to anyone. None of us should look down at others from above. The only time we can look at a person in this way is when we are helping them to stand up,” the Pope said. After the consistory, Pope Francis and the new cardinals visited the Pope Emeritus in the Mater Ecclesiae Monastery, his residence in the Vatican Gardens. The new cardinals are from Iraq, Spain, Italy, Poland, Pakistan, Portugal, Peru, Madagascar, Japan, Mexico and Bolivia. The current College of Cardinals now represents…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE 13TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (2) HOMILY THEME: NEVER FORGET THE CRIES OF THE POOR.

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE THIRTEENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: NEVER FORGET THE CRIES OF THE POOR. BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu   HOMILY: “For three transgressions of Israel, and for four, I will not revoke the punishment; because they sell the righteous for silver, and the needy for a pair of sandals.” Amos 2:6 Our first reading today comes from the prophet Amos who may rightly be called the prophet of Social Justice. Amos speaks straight to the conscience of the people reminding them of the weight of…

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