YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF ST. LAWRENCE (2) HOMILY THEME: ST. LAWRENCE AND THE REST OF US.

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF ST. LAWRENCE HOMILY THEME: ST. LAWRENCE AND THE REST OF US. BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu   HOMILY: “Unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit. He who loves his life loses it, and he who hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life.” (John 12:24-25) Today, the church remembers one its greatest heroes; Saint Lawrence. He was a Roman deacon under Pope St. Sixtus II. As…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR FRIDAY OF THE 18TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME. FEAST OF ST. LAWRENCE (1) HOMILY THEME: THE TRUE MEANING OF LIFE

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR FRIDAY OF THE 18TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME. FEAST OF ST. LAWRENCE HOMILY THEME: THE TRUE MEANING OF LIFE BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Jn.12:24-26) Friday of the Eighteenth Week in Ordinary Time, Feast of St. Lawrence, Deacon. In today’s Gospel Jesus teaches true life. Life on earth is part of the bigger life which includes life eternal. It is in this context that we must understand His teaching about losing life when you love it and finding it when you hate it. The grain…

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Reading for Friday of the 18th Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Feast: Saint Lawrence, Deacon and Martyr. Liturgical Colour: red

First Reading: (2 Corinthians 9: 6-10) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 112: 1-2, 5-6, 7-8, 9) Gospel: (John 12: 24-26)   First Reading: (2 Corinthians 9: 6-10) Now this I say: He who soweth sparingly, shall also reap sparingly: and he who soweth in blessings, shall also reap blessings. Every one as he hath determined in his heart, not with sadness, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver. And God is able to make all grace abound in you; that ye always, having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THURSDAY OF THE 18TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (2) HOMILY THEME: THE BEAUTY AND POWER OF DISCERNMENT.

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THURSDAY OF THE 18TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE BEAUTY AND POWER OF DISCERNMENT. BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu   HOMILY: “Get behind me, Satan! You are a hindrance to me; for you are not on the side of God, but of men.” (Matthew 16:23) Is it possible that satan could be speaking through a man of God? One big lesson our Gospel passage this morning teaches us is that we must never assume all our thoughts and inspirations are divinely inspired. As the saying goes, “not…

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