YEAR A: HOMILY FOR FRIDAY OF THE 33RD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (1)

YEAR A: HOMILY FOR FRIDAY OF THE 33RD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: JESUS ANGRY? SHOULD HE BE??? BY: Rev. Fr. Jacob Aondover ATSU HOMILY: MEMORIAL OF ST CECILIA, VIRGIN AND MARTYR READINGS: 1MACCABEES 4:36-37.52-59, PSALM 1CHRON. 29, LUKE 19:45-48 Jesus angry? How could he, so acclaimed as the very incarnation of love act with such violence to the business men in the temple? Beloved, we must note that Jesus wasn’t just angry with the money changers and animal sellers for turning the temple into a market square. There…

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Faithful Chinese bishop goes into hiding from communist authorities

A faithful Catholic Chinese bishop is believed to be hiding from Chinese communist authorities following his refusal to sign an agreement to join the communist-run “patriotic church” that would allow him to serve his flock openly. According to AsiaNews, the 61-year-old auxiliary bishop Vincent Guo Xijin of Mindong, Fujian province, is reportedly exhausted by his ordeal, having been harassed for more than a year by the Chinese government. Although under the watch of government security guards, Guo escaped from the headquarters of Msgr. Vincenzo Zhan Silu, the officially recognized bishop…

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