YEAR B: HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE THIRTEENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (1) HOMILY THEME: SPIRITUAL MATURITY 

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE THIRTEENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: SPIRITUAL MATURITY BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Mt. 9:14-17) Saturday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time In today’s Gospel Jesus responded to the Pharisees’ rigidity and ultra-conservatism (on the issue of fasting) with the parable of the old wineskin and cloak. He appealed to their own experience of taking care not to put new wine in old wineskins lest they burst, spill the wine, and ruin the wineskin. Or committing the grave mistake of…

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Reading for Saturday of the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Memorial: The Blessed Virgin Mary. Liturgical Colour: green/white

First Reading: (Amos 9: 11-15) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 85: 9ab and 10, 11-12, 13-14) Gospel: (Matthew 9: 14-17)   First Reading: (Amos 9: 11-15) In that day I will raise up the tabernacle of David, that is fallen: and I will close up the breaches of the walls thereof, and repair what was fallen: and I will rebuild it as in the days of old. That they may possess the remnant of Edom, and all nations, because my name is invoked upon them: saith the Lord that doth these things. Behold the days…

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Cardinal Jean Louis Tauran dies at 75

Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran, President of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue (PCID), the frontman and face of Catholic dialogue with non-Christian religions, an experienced interlocutor between Catholicism and Islam has died aged 75. Cardinal Tauran had for years been suffering from Parkinson’s disease and died while receiving treatment in the United States. At the time of his death he was staying with Franciscan religious sisters in the Archdiocese of Hartford, Connecticut. As the “protodeacon” of the College of Cardinals – the most senior cardinal deacon – it was Tauran who…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE MEMORIAL OF SAINT MARIA GORETTI (2) HOMILY THEME: ST. MARIA GORETTI: EPITOME OF MERCY.

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE MEMORIAL OF SAINT MARIA GORETTI HOMILY THEME: ST. MARIA GORETTI: EPITOME OF MERCY. BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu   HOMILY: “Go and learn what this means, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’ For I have come to call not the righteous but sinners.” Matthew 9:13. The life of Saint Maria Goretti who we celebrate today practically explains our Gospel passage. According to Wikipedia, Maria Teresa Goretti was born on October 16, 1890 in Corinaldo, in the Kingdom of Italy, to Luigi Goretti and Assunta née Carlini, the third of…

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ROK B: HOMILIA NA CZTERNASTĄ NIEDZIELĘ W ZWYKŁYM CZASIE TEMAT HOMILY: RASY RODZINNE WSTĘPNE

ROK B: HOMILIA NA CZTERNASTĄ NIEDZIELĘ W ZWYKŁYM CZASIE TEMAT HOMILY: RASY RODZINNE WSTĘPNE BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   HOMILIA: Marka 6: 1-6 Siedemdziesięcioletnia wdowa miała poważny atak serca. Podczas swojej męki spotkała Pana, który powiedział jej: “Jeszcze nie umrzesz”. Zapytała: “Panie, ile jeszcze lat będę żył?” Pan odpowiedział: “Jeszcze trzydzieści lat”. wieści szybko się odrodziła. Myśląc o trzydziestu latach przed nią, zdecydowała się przejść serię operacji kosmetycznych – lifting twarzy, lifting biustu, botoksu, liposukcję i wiele innych. Miesiąc po tych wszystkich operacjach wyglądała na trzydzieści lat młodszą i piękniejszą.…

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