YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 17TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (2) HOMILY THEME: THE MIRACLE WE TRULY NEED

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 17TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE MIRACLE WE TRULY NEED BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   HOMILY: John 6:1-15 A certain king announced that he is going to visit a village in his kingdom. The villagers were excited. They agreed that each man contribute a jar of wine for the feast. All the wine was to be poured into a big barrel from which it would be served. One man thought to himself: with all the men in the village each pouring a jar of…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 17TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (1) HOMILY THEME: "There is a boy here who has five barley loaves and two fish. But what are they among so many people?" (John 6:9)

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 17TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: “There is a boy here who has five barley loaves and two fish. But what are they among so many people?” (John 6:9) BY: Fr. Robert deLeon, CSC   HOMILY: A small boy with a little bit of food stands at the edge of a hungry crowd of 5,000 who are perhaps cranky and certainly weary from a climb to the top of a mountain, all in pursuit of this mysterious man, Jesus. I imagine that boy looked at the…

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Reading for Thursday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Memorial: Saints Joachim and Anne, Parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Liturgical Colour: white

First Reading: (Jeremiah 2: 1-3, 7-8, 12-13) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 36: 6-7ab, 8-9, 10-11) Gospel: (Matthew 13: 10-17)   First Reading: (Jeremiah 2: 1-3, 7-8, 12-13) And the word of the Lord came to me, saying: Go, and cry in the ears of Jerusalem, saying: Thus saith the Lord: I have remembered thee, pitying thy soul, pitying thy youth, and the love of thy espousals, when thou followedst me in the desert, in a land that is not sown. Israel is holy to the Lord, the first fruits of his increase: all they…

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OPEN THE NEXT PAGE

OPEN THE NEXT PAGE Life is a book with several pages. As dusk turns dawn in the journey of life so the pages of our respective life’s book open. We awake somedays to realize our book has been turned to a beautiful page and we smile. At other times, we go to bed with the awareness that our book has opened to an ugly page and we cry. Many make life a station whenever an ugly page opens in their life’s book. Life is a journey and requires a continuous…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR FEAST OF SAINT JAMES THE APOSTLE (2) HOMILY THEME: LESSONS FROM THE LIFE OF ST. JAMES THE APOSTLE.

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR FEAST OF SAINT JAMES THE APOSTLE HOMILY THEME: LESSONS FROM THE LIFE OF ST. JAMES THE APOSTLE. BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu   HOMILY: “You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great men exercise authority over them. It shall not be so among you; but whoever would be great among you must be your servant.” (Matthew 20:25-26). As we celebrate the feast of St. James today, we are drawn to reflect on the remarkable personality of this great apostle who shared…

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