HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B (1) HOMILY THEME: JESUS DEALS WITH THE HARDNESS OF HEART OF THE SCRIBES

HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B HOMILY THEME: JESUS DEALS WITH THE HARDNESS OF HEART OF THE SCRIBES BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Mk. 3:22-30) In the day’s Gospel, Jesus deals with the hardness of heart of the scribes. Because they had ran out of reasons to discredit Jesus, they had resorted to the worst which is to accuse Him of being possessed by evil Himself. Jesus pointed out that the demon cannot go against himself. Otherwise, it will result to his destruction.…

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Reading for Monday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Memorial: Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children. Liturgical Colour: green/Mass: white or violet

First Reading: (2Samuel 5: 1-7, 10) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 89: 20, 21-22, 25-26) Gospel: (Mark 3: 22-30)   First Reading: (2Samuel 5: 1-7, 10) Then all the tribes of Israel came to David in Hebron, saying: Behold we are thy bone and thy flesh. Moreover yesterday also and the day before, when Saul was king over us, thou wast he that did lead out and bring in Israel: and the Lord said to thee: Thou shalt feed my people Israel, and thou shalt be prince over Israel. The ancients also of Israel came…

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HOMILY FOR THE 3RD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B (7) HOMILY THEME: NOW IS THE TIME TO REPENT 

HOMILY FOR THE THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B HOMILY THEME: NOW IS THE TIME TO REPENT BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu   HOMILY: “When God saw what they did, how they turned from their evil way, God repented of the evil which he had said he would do to them; and he did not do it.” Jonah 3:10. In our Gospel passage today, Mark tells us that Jesus began his public ministry by preaching saying: “This is the time of fulfilment. The kingdom of God is at hand. Repent,…

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Reading for the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B. Liturgical Colour: green

First Reading: (Jonah 3: 1-5, 10) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 25: 4-5, 6-7, 8-9 (4a)) Second Reading: (1Corinthians 7: 29-31) Gospel: (Mark 1: 14-20)   First Reading: (Jonah 3: 1-5, 10) And the word of the Lord came to Jonas the second time, saying: Arise, and go to Ninive the great city: and preach in it the preaching that I bid thee. And Jonas arose, and went to Ninive, according to the word of the Lord: now Ninive was a great city of three days’ journey. And Jonas began to enter into the city one…

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HOMILY FOR THE THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B. FEAST OF THE STO. NIÑO (Philippines) (6) HOMILY THEME: CHILDREN;MODEL IN OBTAINING THE KINGDOM

HOMILY FOR THE THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B. FEAST OF THE STO. NIÑO HOMILY THEME: CHILDREN;MODEL IN OBTAINING THE KINGDOM BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (MK. 10:13-16) In the day’s Gospel, the Feast of Sto. Nino in the Philippines, Jesus points to the children as a model in obtaining the Kingdom. He specifically cited that childlike acceptance of the Kingdom is necessary. Clearly, Jesus is referring to some specific attitudes of a child which one must live to be worthy of the Kingdom. Dependence immediately comes to…

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HOMILY FOR THE 3RD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B. FEAST OF SANTO NIÑO (Philippines) (5)

HOMILY FOR THE THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B. FEAST OF SANTO NIÑO HOMILY THEME: BE LIKE LITTLE CHILDREN BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   HOMILY: Mk 10:13-16 A mother was preparing pancakes for her sons, Kevin 5, and Ryan 3. The boys began to argue over who would get the first pancake. Their mother saw the opportunity for a moral lesson. “If Jesus were sitting here, He would say, “Let my brother have the first pancake, I can wait.” Kevin turned to his younger brother and said, ‘Ryan, you…

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HOMILY FOR THE THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B (4) HOMILY THEME: ONLY FORTY DAYS MORE....

HOMILY FOR THE THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B HOMILY THEME: ONLY FORTY DAYS MORE…. BY: Fr. Christian Eze   HOMILY: First reading – Jonah 3:1-5.10    Second reading – 1 Cor. 7:29-31 Gospel – Mk. 1:14-20 The major term of Jonah’s preaching to the people of Nineveh as we see in today’s first reading was: “Only forty days more and Nineveh is going to be destroyed” Jonah 3:4. A period of forty days is a time fix often mentioned in the Bible. In many places where it was used,…

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HOMILY FOR THE 3RD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B (3) HOMILY THEME: IMMEDIATE ALACRITY

HOMILY FOR THE THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B HOMILY THEME: IMMEDIATE ALACRITY BY: Fr. Gerald M. Musa   HOMILY: I remember faintly a conversation I had with my mother when I just attained school age. In the early hours of the morning she woke me up and said, “It is time for you to begin school.” She added, “Would you prefer to begin today or tomorrow?” I took the second choice and responded, “Tomorrow.” I guess, I preferred to begin the following day because I was still enjoying…

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Nigeria: Mysterious water dropping from the foot of a crucifix at Awka-Etiti (VIDEO)

Catholic parishioners gathered at St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Awka-etiti, Anambra state Nigeria after news spread that water was dropping from a crucifix at the parish. An eye witness said the mysterious water from the crucifix was noticed on Thursday evening, January 18, 2018. The water was dropping from the third foot of the crucifix. People believing this to be a miracle prayed for God’s blessings as the water drops. The water of life washes away the blemishes of the natural life of our old man, such as the “spot or…

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HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE SECOND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B. FEAST OF THE BLESSED MICHAEL IWENE TANSI (2) HOMILY THEME: HE WHO HAS GOD HAS EVERYTHING 

HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE SECOND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B. FEAST OF BLESSED MICHAEL IWENE TANSI HOMILY THEME: HE WHO HAS GOD HAS EVERYTHING BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu   HOMILY: In our Gospel passage this morning, Jesus gives us two parables wherein he compares the kingdom of God to a field that contains a treasure and a pearl of great value. In both instances, a man had to sell all he has to buy it. The emphasis is on “ALL.” If we must make heaven, we should be…

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