YEAR B: HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE 28TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (2)

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE 28TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: PRACTICE WHAT YOU PREACH BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Lk. 11:37-41) Tuesday of the Twenty Eight Sunday in Ordinary Time. In today’s Gospel Jesus accused the pharisees and the scholars of hypocrisy. They taught the Law but lacked sustaining it by showing how it is lived. They go around town looking pious but deep inside they were just going through the motions of the law. Laws have a spirit. Following them includes imbibing their intentions.…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE 28TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (1)

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE 28TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: DENUNCIATION OF THE PHARISEES ….” But according to you, by the mere giving of alms everything is made clean” BY: Fr. Pedro IGLESIAS Martínez   HOMILY: Today, the evangelist shows us Jesus at a banquet: «A Pharisee asked him to have a meal with him» (Lk 11:37). The host must have frowned when he realized his guest could not care less about the hand washing ritual (which was not a precept of Law, but just a tradition from…

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Reading for Tuesday of the 28th Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Memorial: Saint Hedwig, Religious; Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque, Virgin. Liturgical Colour: green/white/white

First Reading: (Galatians 5: 1-6) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 119: 41, 43, 44, 45, 47, 48) Gospel: (Luke 11: 37-41)   First Reading: (Galatians 5: 1-6) Stand fast, and be not held again under the yoke of bondage. Behold, I Paul tell you, that if you be circumcised, Christ shall profit you nothing. And I testify again to every man circumcising himself, that he is a debtor to the whole law. You are made void of Christ, you who are justified in the law: you are fallen from grace. For we in spirit, by…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE 28TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (2)

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE 28TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: Behold, Something Greater Than Jonah is Here. BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu   HOMILY: _“This generation is an evil generation; it seeks a sign, but no sign shall be given to it except the sign of Jonah. For as Jonah became a sign to the men of Nineveh, so will the Son of man be to this generation.” *Luke 11:29-30.* Today’s Gospel passage is a direct continuation of our Gospel passage a few days ago. Jesus was responding…

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FAMILY PRAYER OF BLESSING FOR THE WEEK

FAMILY PRAYER OF BLESSING FOR THE WEEK May your family find refuge in the shadows of the Lord’s wing. May the Lord perfect the beauty of your family and may she shine forth from Zion. May the Lord take your family members to the high rock which stands far out of her reach. May the time of the Lord’s favour locate your family constantly. May the Lord go before your family to lead her, behind to protect her and above to bless her. May the blessing of the almighty God;…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE 28TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (1) HOMILY THEME: THE DEMAND FOR A SIGN….”People of the present time are evil people. They ask for a sign”

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE 28TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE DEMAND FOR A SIGN….”People of the present time are evil people. They ask for a sign” BY: Fr. Raimondo M. SORGIA Mannai OP   HOMILY: Today, Christ’s sweet —but stern— voice admonishes those who believe they certainly deserve a “ticket” for Paradise, just because they may say: «Jesus, how wonderful you are!». Christ has paid the price of our salvation without excluding anyone, but, all the same, some minimum conditions must be kept. And, amongst them, not…

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Reading for Monday of the 28th Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Memorial: Saint Teresa of Jesus, Virgin and Doctor of the Church. Liturgical Colour: white

First Reading: (Galatians 4: 22-24, 26-27, 31 – 5: 1) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 113: 1b-2, 3-4, 5a and 6-7) Gospel: (Luke 11: 29-32)   First Reading: (Galatians 4: 22-24, 26-27, 31 – 5: 1) For it is written that Abraham had two sons: the one by a bondwoman, and the other by a free woman. But he who was of the bondwoman, was born according to the flesh: but he of the free woman, was by promise. Which things are said by an allegory. For these are the two testaments. The one from…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (11) HOMILY THEME: THE MAN OF GOD AND THE GOD OF MAMMON

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE MAN OF GOD AND THE GOD OF MAMMON BY: REV FR ANSELM CHIGOZIE AMADI   HOMILY: WIS 7:7-11, HEB. 4:12-13, MK 10:17-30 INTRODUCTION : There is a raging conflict in the minds of men between the eternal and immediate values, between the spiritual and the material. True wisdom resides in seeing beyond the apparent to the reality, going beyond shadows to the substance, and investing on the most durable : the eternal values. SOMETHING MORE THAN GOLD The author…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (10) HOMILY THEME: BEYOND WEALTH

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: BEYOND WEALTH BY: Very Rev. Fr. John Louis   HOMILY: READINGS: Wisdom 7:7-11 / Hebrews 4:12-13 / Mark 10:17-30 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time When God asked the young King Solomon what he wanted, the king requested for wisdom. And because this request pleased the Lord God, the king was blessed with not only wisdom, but wealth and honour as well (1 Kings 3:5-12). Subsequently, the king, excited about the blessings his request for wisdom had brought him, composed the…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (9)

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME:  THE BIRD AT HAND BY: Fr. Christian Eze   HOMILY: First reading – Wis. 7:7-11  Second reading – Heb. 4:12-13 Gospel – Mk 10:17-30 I remember the story of a man who never believed there is any God. One day, he fell off a cliff. As God would help him, his hands got hold of a branch which suspended him between heaven and earth. Up the heights, he began to feel terrible pains on his hands and so he…

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