YEAR B: HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE 32ND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (1) HOMILY THEME: THE THANKFUL LEPER…..”Throwi ng himself on his face before Jesus, he gave him thanks”

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE 32ND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE THANKFUL LEPER…..”Throwi ng himself on his face before Jesus, he gave him thanks” BY: Fr. Conrad J. MARTÍ i Martí   HOMILY: Today, Jesus passes by close to us so that we can actually relive the above mentioned passage in the shape of so many people relegated to an outer edge by our society, and who look at us Christians as their only possibility to find Jesus' love and goodness. In the days of the Lord, lepers…

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Reading for Wednesday of the 32nd Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Liturgical Colour: green

First Reading: (Titus 3: 1-7) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 23: 1b-3a, 3bc-4, 5, 6) Gospel: (Luke 17: 11-19)     First Reading: (Titus 3: 1-7) Admonish them to be subject to princes and powers, to obey at a word, to be ready to every good work. To speak evil of no man, not to be litigious, but gentle: shewing all mildness towards all men. For we ourselves also were some time unwise, incredulous, erring, slaves to divers desires and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another. But when the…

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Pope Francis meets with President of Switzerland

During an audience in the Apostolic Palace on Monday, Pope Francis addressed the President of the Swiss Confederation, Alain Berset. Pope Francis highlighted the loyalty of the Swiss Guards, who surround him so professionally. The information came in a communiqué released by the Holy See Press Office. The Pope also expressed his hope for an ever-growing collaboration on numerous interests shared by the Catholic Church and Switzerland. Reference was then made to the active commitment on both sides at European and International levels, in achieving a more fraternal society, in…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE 32ND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (3) HOMILY THEME: The Power and Importance of Self-Control

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE 32ND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: The Power and Importance of Self-Control BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu   HOMILY: _“Bid the older men be temperate, serious, sensible, sound in faith, in love, and in steadfastness. Bid the older women likewise to be reverent in behaviour. … Likewise, urge the younger men to control themselves.” *Titus 2:2-6*_ Imagine a car without brakes, a tap without a knob or a machine without an on/off button. That is just how we are without self-control. To be self-controlled…

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