YEAR C: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 21ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (2)

YEAR C: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 21ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME TOPIC: DISCIPLESHIP AND SALVATION BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   Gospel: Luke 13:22-30 Message # 108: “Your Queen and Your Leader” (TO THE PRIESTS, Our Lady’s Beloved Sons, Marian Movement of Priests) 1.The Marian Message a. The Feast of the Queenship of Mary is on August 22. This feast was first instituted by Pope Pius XII and was formerly celebrated on May 31. It is now observed as a memorial rather than a major feast on this day, August 22, which…

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YEAR A: HOMILY FOR FRIDAY OF THE 19TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (1)

YEAR A: HOMILY FOR FRIDAY OF THE 19TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: GOD’S LAW ON MARRIAGE….” Let no one separate what God has joined” BY: Fr. Roger J. LANDRY   HOMILY: Today, Jesus responds to his contemporaries questions about the true meaning of marriage by underlining its indissolubility. His answer, however, also provides the adequate foundation for Christians to respond to those whose stubborn hearts have made them seek to extend the definition of marriage to homosexual couples. In taking marriage back to God’s original plan, Jesus underlines…

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YEAR A: HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE 19TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (1)

YEAR A: HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE 19TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: WHO IS A LEADER? BY: Fr. Ben Agbo   HOMILY: Deut 31 : 1 – 8, Matt 18 : 1 – 14. A leader is not only the one who knows the way but who can make others follow. A leader is not only the one who can make others follow but who will lead them to the right destination setting his/ her own life as example. Finally a good leader should endeavour to have a…

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YEAR C: HOMILY FOR THE 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (7)

YEAR C: HOMILY FOR THE 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE HEAVENLY GPS BY: Very Rev. Fr. John Louis   HOMILY: READINGS: Wisdom 18:6-9/ Hebrews 11:1-2,8-19 / Luke 12:32-48 With a map and the direction of a compass, one could travel to a previously unknown destination. Today, Information Technology has enhanced the use of a map and a compass. That is, Global Positioning System (GPS) or Google Map enhances the use of a map and a compass. In addition, it provides a voice message to facilitate one’s direction…

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YEAR A: HOMILY FOR THURSDAY OF THE 17TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (2)

YEAR A: HOMILY FOR THURSDAY OF THE 17TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: How lovely is Your Dwelling Place, Lord. BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu   HOMILY: Bible Study: Ex. 40:16-21; 34-38, Ps. 84 & Matthew 13:47-53 “How lovely is thy dwelling place, O LORD of hosts! My soul longs, yea, faints for the courts of the LORD; my heart and flesh sing for joy to the living God.” (Psalm 84:1-2) The Psalmist today sings: “How Lovely Is Your Dwelling Place O Lord, Mighty God.” Does it often occur to me…

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YEAR A: HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE 17TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (1)

YEAR A: HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE 17TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME THE HIDDEN TREASURE…..”He goes and sells everything he has, in order to buy that field” BY: Fr. Enric CASES i Martín   HOMILY: Today, Matthew places two parables about the Kingdom of Heaven for us to ponder over. The announcement of the Kingdom is of essence in Jesus’ preaching and in the hopes of the chosen people. But it is evident the nature of this Kingdom is not understood by the majority. The Sanhedrin who condemned him to…

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YEAR A: HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE 16TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (1)

YEAR A: HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE 16TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: UNTIL THE HARVEST BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Mt. 13:24-30) Saturday of the Sixteenth Week in Ordinary Time In today’s Gospel Jesus proposed the parable of the weeds among the wheat to the crowd. The problem of the weeds growing with the wheat was something very familiar to a people where farming was a source of income. In the parable, the owner decided not to remove the weeds because it might also uproot the wheat.…

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YEAR A: HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE 16TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (1)

YEAR A: HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE 16TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE PARABLE OF THE SOWER….” The sower went out to sow and, as he sowed” BY: Fr. Julio César RAMOS González SDB   HOMILY: Today, Jesus —in Matthew’s Gospel— starts introducing us into the mysteries of the Kingdom, in that particular way that He likes to use by means of parables. The seeds are the Word proclaimed and the sower is He. He is not trying to sow in the best possible soil to produce an…

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YEAR C: HOMILY FOR THE 16TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (3)

YEAR C: HOMILY FOR THE 16TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: Be anxious and worry about nothing BY: Fr Joachim Omolo Ouko, AJ   HOMILY: Today’s first reading is taken from the book of Genesis, 18:1-10a, in which Abraham entertains three strangers and is promised a son. Shortly his name changed from Abram becoming Abraham, the father of all nations. God promises Abraham that within the year his aged wife, Sarah, will have a son. Abraham’s reaction was to laugh. Sarah also laughed at the news (Gen 18:12). The…

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