YEAR B: HOMILY FOR FRIDAY OF THE 22ND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (1) HOMILY THEME: PRUDENCE 

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR FRIDAY OF THE 22ND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: PRUDENCE BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Lk. 5:33-39) Friday of the Twenty-Second Week in Ordinary Time In today’s Gospel Jesus’s disciples were questioned why they were not fasting as was customary and as exemplified by the disciples of John. Jesus answered that fasting is not done while the bridegroom is with them. Jesus presented Himself as the Messiah. Since He is with the disciples, everything is well. When He goes, then they will fast. It…

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Reading for Friday of the 22nd Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Liturgical Colour: green

First Reading: (1 Corinthians 4: 1-5) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 37: 3-4, 5-6, 27-28, 39-40) Gospel: (Luke 5: 33-39)   First Reading: (1 Corinthians 4: 1-5) Let a man so account of us as of the ministers of Christ, and the dispensers of the mysteries of God. Here now it is required among the dispensers, that a man be found faithful. But to me it is a very small thing to be judged by you, or by man’s day; but neither do I judge my own self. For I am not conscious to myself…

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The Church has been ‘turned upside down’ by abuse crisis, says Cardinal

The Catholic Church in the United States is living through two storms, Cardinal Joseph Tobin has said. There is the policy of “zero tolerance” toward undocumented immigrants, which has plunged communities into fear, and the Holy Spirit is working “like a hurricane” to smash structures of clericalism through the current clergy sexual abuse crisis, he said. Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark, New Jersey, devoted his remarks in a lecture at the University of Notre Dame to immigration, discussing the impact of a corrosive political discourse and secularism and drawing on…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THURSDAY OF THE 22ND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (2) HOMILY THEME: The Wisdom of the World versus the Wisdom of the Creator.

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THURSDAY OF THE 22ND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: The Wisdom of the World versus the Wisdom of the Creator. BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu   HOMILY: _“Let no one deceive himself. If anyone among you thinks that he is wise in this age, let him become a fool that he may become wise.” *(1 Corinthians 3:18)*_ On Sunday, St. James made reference to self-deception. (Second Reading for 22nd Sunday, Year B). Today, St. Paul is talking about self-deception again. At least, we now know there are…

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