YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 31ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (4) HOMILY THEME: ONE CROSS, TWO BEAMS

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 31ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: ONE CROSS, TWO BEAMS BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   HOMILY: Mk 12:28b-34 A rich businessman was on his way home from work one afternoon. He was surprised to see two men eating grass on the field by the roadside. He stopped his luxury SUV and got out to investigate. “Hey, man! What’s the matter with you?” he asked. “Why are you eating grass?” “We have no job and we have nothing to eat,” the poor man answered. �”Oh, really?…

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Pope Francis’ prayer intention for the month of November 2018: In Service of Peace

Pope Francis’ prayer intention for the month of November  In Service of Peace: That the language of love and dialogue may always prevail over the language of conflict. Please remember the Holy Father Pope Francis’ intention in prayer throughout the month of November.   The Holy Father has entrusted this intention in a particular way to the Apostleship of Prayer, an organization that works to encourage Christians to respond to the Pope’s appeal and to deepen their daily prayer.

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE 30TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (2) HOMILY THEME: LESSON ON HUMILITY

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE 30TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: LESSON ON HUMILITY BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Lk. 14:1,7-11) Saturday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time In today’s Gospel Jesus gave a parable on being a wedding guest. He admonished His listeners not to seek the places of honor because of the possibility that one may be asked to vacate it for those for whom they were reserved. Best would be to occupy less prominent seats and when worthy, one Will be asked…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE 30TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (1) HOMILY THEME: HUMILITY…”He had noticed how they tried to take the places of honor”

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE 30TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: HUMILITY…”He had noticed how they tried to take the places of honor” BY: Fr. Josep FONT i Gallart   HOMILY: Today, did you notice the beginning of this Gospel? «They [the Pharisees] were carefully watching him». Jesus also watched and «noticed how they tried to take the places of honor» (Lk 14:1). But… what a different way to watch! Watching, as any other internal or external action, substantially varies depending upon the motivations that provoke it, depending upon…

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Pope on All Saints’ Day: Live for heaven, not the world

If a Christian wants to reach heaven, he or she should ask themselves if they are living for the pleasures of the world, or if they are striving after holiness with all their strength, Pope Francis said on the feast of All Saints. “Let us ask ourselves what side we are on: that of heaven or that of the earth? Do we live for the Lord or for ourselves, for eternal happiness or for some fulfillment now?” the pope said Nov. 1. “Let us ask ourselves: do we really want…

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Reading for Saturday of the 31st Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Memorial: Saint Martin de Porres, Religious; BVM. Liturgical Colour: green/white/white

First Reading: (Philippians 1: 18b-26) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 42: 2, 3, 5cdef) Gospel: (Luke 14: 1, 7-11)   First Reading: (Philippians 1: 18b-26) But what then? So that by all means, whether by occasion, or by truth, Christ be preached: in this also I rejoice, yea, and will rejoice. For I know that this shall fall out to me unto salvation, through your prayer, and the supply of the Spirit of Jesus Christ, According to my expectation and hope; that in nothing I shall be confounded, but with all confidence, as always,…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR ALL SOULS’ DAY (3) HOMILY THEME: A Day to Remember the Dead: All Hope is Never Lost.

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR ALL SOULS’ DAY HOMILY THEME: A Day to Remember the Dead: All Hope is Never Lost. BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu   HOMILY: _“Hope does not disappoint us, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts.” *Romans 5:5*_ Yesterday was All Saints day, today is All Souls Day. Our celebration today is both bitter and sweet. Bitter because we remember our dead, sweet because we know the power of our prayers on their behalf. Our celebration today is not too different from what we do at funeral…

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