YEAR B: HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE 24TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (2) HOMILY THEME: JESUS' TESTIMONY TO JOHN….”What comparison can I use for this people?”

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE 24TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: JESUS’ TESTIMONY TO JOHN….”What comparison can I use for this people?” BY: Fr. Xavier SERRA i Permanyer   HOMILY: Today, Jesus confirms the hardness of heart of the people of his time, at least, as far as the Pharisees are concerned, so self-assured that nobody can convert them. They do not alter their mind not even before John the Baptist, «he didn't eat bread or drink wine» (Lk 7:33), and accuse him of having an evil spirit; they…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE 24TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (1) HOMILY THEME: YOU CAN'T PLEASE EVERYONE; BE YOURSELF

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE 24TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: YOU CAN’T PLEASE EVERYONE; BE YOURSELF BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: ( Lk. 7:31-35) Wednesday of the Twenty Fourth Week in Ordinary Time In today’s Gospel Jesus addressed the inconsistencies of the leaders and the crowds in treating John the Baptist and Himself. In Filipino we call it, “Sala sa init, sala sa laming.” Their attitudes to both were neither here nor there. John came like a hermit and was accused of being possessed by…

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WHAT TO BE SCARED OF…

WHAT TO BE SCARED OF… Peter was the only man who walked on water apart from Jesus Christ, true God and true man. Although he began sinking when he doubted, he had already walked some distance. If he had been scared of sinking, he wouldn’t had stepped out of the boat in the first instance. Friend, the fear of failure prevents us from achieving important heights in life. So many people have died with their dreams because they feared they would fail. Believe you can fly. Believe you can touch…

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Reading for Wednesday of the 24th Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Memorial: Saint Januarius, Bishop and Martyr. Liturgical Colour: green/red

First Reading: (1 Corinthians 12: 31 – 13: 13) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 33: 2-3, 4-5, 12 and 22) Gospel: (Luke 7: 31-35)   First Reading: (1 Corinthians 12: 31 – 13: 13) But be zealous for the better gifts. And I shew unto you yet a more excellent way. If I speak with the tongues of men, and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. And if I should have prophecy and should know all mysteries, and all knowledge, and if I should have…

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Pope Francis warns priests against living a double life

During a day trip to Sicily Saturday, Pope Francis told priests and religious to fight their vices and strive to live a consistent witness of morality. “One cannot live a double morality: one for the people of God and another in their own home,” the pope told a group of priests, religious and seminarians in Palermo, Italy, Sept. 15. “No, the witness is only one. The testimony of Jesus always belongs to him. And for his love [the priest] undertakes a daily battle against his vices and against all alienating…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE 24TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (3) HOMILY THEME: What Unites Us is Greater Than What Pulls Us Apart.

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE 24TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: What Unites Us is Greater Than What Pulls Us Apart. BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu   HOMILY: _“He came and touched the bier, and the bearers stood still. And he said, ‘Young man, I say to you, arise.’ And the dead man sat up and began to speak. And he gave him to his mother.” *(Luke 7:14-15)*_ Yesterday, we saw how Jesus spoke the word from a distance and the slave of the Centurion instantly became well. The…

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