Nigeria: Gunmen kidnap four Catholic Priests In Delta state

Unidentified gunmen on Tuesday, November 6, abducted four Catholic priests between Agbor and Umutu in Ukwani Local Government Area of Delta State, Nigeria. The priests were said to be returning from their annual class meeting that took place in Warri on Monday and Tuesday to mark their 10th priestly ordination. They were on their way to the seminary of All Saints, Uhiele-Ekpoma, to celebrate with the seminary community when the gunmen waylaid them and took four of them away. The abducted priests include Rev. Fr. Victor Adigboluja of Ijebu Ode…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR FRIDAY OF THE 31ST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (2) HOMILY THEME: THE NEW TEMPLE…”Destroy this temple and in three days I will raise it up”

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR FRIDAY OF THE 31ST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE NEW TEMPLE…”Destroy this temple and in three days I will raise it up” BY: Fr. Joaquim MESEGUER García   HOMILY: Today, in this universal festivity of the Church we remember that, even though no building in this world is big enough to contain God's immensity, since very long, long time ago, human beings have felt the need to reserve certain locations for their personal and collective meetings with God. At the beginning, the gathering places for Christians…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR FRIDAY OF THE 31ST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME. Feast of the Dedication of John Lateran Basilica in Rome. (1) HOMILY THEME: A PLACE OF WORSHIP 

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR FRIDAY OF THE 31ST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: A PLACE OF WORSHIP BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Jn. 2:13-22) Feast of the Dedication of John Lateran Basilica in Rome. Today is the Feast of the Dedication of John Lateran Church in Rome. It is the parish church of Rome and possesses the highest dignity of being church. It is a church where much of the significant councils were held and significant church dogmas were born. One can feel the holiness and prestige it…

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Reading for Friday of the 31st Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Feast: The Dedication of the Lateran Basilica. Liturgical Colour: white

First Reading: (Ezekiel 47: 1-2, 8-9, 12) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 46: 2-3, 5-6, 8-9) Second Reading: (1 Corinthians 3: 9c-11, 16-17) Gospel: (John 2: 13-22)   First Reading: (Ezekiel 47: 1-2, 8-9, 12) And he brought me again to the gate of the house, and behold waters issued out from under the threshold of the house toward the east: for the forefront, of the house looked toward the east: but the waters came down to the right side of the temple to the south part of the altar. And he led me…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THURSDAY OF THE 31ST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (3) HOMILY THEME: Make God Happy By Bringing Back the Lost.

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THURSDAY OF THE 31ST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: Make God Happy By Bringing Back the Lost. BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu   HOMILY: _“There will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety- nine righteous persons who need no repentance. * Luke 15:7*_ There is a story told of a man whose wife was heavily pregnant and about to give birth. The man had a bicycle so he placed her on the bicycle and rode her while he walked. Someone saw…

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