YEAR B: HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE FOURTH WEEK OF EASTER (1) HOMILY THEME: JESUS IS THE WAY, THE TRUTH AND THE LIFE

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE FOURTH WEEK OF EASTER HOMILY THEME: JESUS IS THE WAY, THE TRUTH AND THE LIFE BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Jn. 10:1-10) Monday of the Fourth Week of Easter In the day’s Gospel we continue with John’s account of Jesus as the Good Shepherd. Now, Jesus shifts to being the gate. This is a polemic against those who lead the sheep astray; the robbers and thieves. As the gate, the sheep who enters it will be led to eternal life. Jesus is…

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Reading for Monday of the Fourth Week of Easter Year B. Memorial: Saint George, Martyr; Saint Adalbert, Bishop and Martyr. Liturgical Colour: white/red/red

First Reading: (Acts 11: 1-18) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 42: 2-3; 43: 3-4) Gospel: (John 10: 1-10)   First Reading: (Acts 11: 1-18) And the apostles and brethren, who were in Judea, heard that the Gentiles also had received the word of God. And when Peter was come up to Jerusalem, they that were of the circumcision contended with him, Saying: Why didst thou go in to men uncircumcised, and didst eat with them? But Peter began and declared to them the matter in order, saying: I was in the city of Joppe praying,…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE GOOD SHEPHERD SUNDAY (9) HOMILY THEME: THERE IS NO SALVATION IN ANYONE ELSE OTHER THAN THE GOOD SHEPHERD

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER, GOOD SHEPHERD SUNDAY HOMILY THEME: THERE IS NO SALVATION IN ANYONE ELSE OTHER THAN THE GOOD SHEPHERD BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu   HOMILY: “This is the stone which was rejected by you builders, but which has become the head of the corner. And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.” Acts 4:11-12. All over the world today, there is a lingering problem of the…

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YEAR B : HOMILY FOR THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER (GOOD SHEPHERD SUNDAY/ WORLD DAY OF PRAYER FOR VOCATIONS) (8)

HOMILY FOR THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER(GOOD SHEPHERD SUNDAY/ WORLD DAY OF PRAYER FOR VOCATIONS) YEAR B HOMILY THEME: “Until you realize that your life is a gift to others and not for yourself, you cannot really be a good shepherd”. BY: Fr. Clement C. Aladi.   HOMILY: GOSPEL JOHN 3:1-2; 10:11-18 My dearest brothers and sisters I welcome you to yet another Sunday of the Lord’s resurrection. A very special Sunday that highlights the urgency and the need for good shepherds of God’s flock and prayers for vocations. We are here…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER. GOOD SHEPHERD SUNDAY (7) HOMILY THEME: THE BLEEDING SHEPHERD 

HOMILY FOR THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER YEAR B. GOOD SHEPHERD SUNDAY HOMILY THEME: THE BLEEDING SHEPHERD BY: Fr. Johnbosco Obika   HOMILY: Acts 4:8-12 1st John 3:1-2 Jn 10:11-18 The fourth Sunday of Easter is called the Good Shepherd Sunday. Today, we shall center our reflection on Jesus as the good shepherd and what leaders must learn from him. The image, of the shepherd is seen all over the scripture. In the Old Testament, God is seen as the shepherd who takes care of his flock. For Isaiah, “He…

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YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE GOOD SHEPHERD SUNDAY (6) HOMILY THEME: THERE ARE VOICES AND THERE IS THE VOICE 

HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE GOOD SHEPHERD SUNDAY HOMILY THEME: THERE ARE VOICES AND THERE IS THE VOICE BY: Fr. Christian Eze   HOMILY: First reading – Acts 4:8-12 Second reading – 1 Jn. 3:1-2 Gospel – Jn. 10:11-18 There must be a difference between “hearing” and “listening”. To hear something could mean an act of sounds filtering into the external sense organ, the ear. There may not be any commitment to pay attention and act in accordance with the sound. One may hear but may not even understand. On the other hand,…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 4TH SUNDAY OF EASTER (5) HOMILY THEME: THE GOOD SHEPHERD LAYS DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS SHEEP.

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER HOMILY THEME: THE GOOD SHEPHERD LAYS DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS SHEEP. BY: Rev. Fr. Callistus Emenyonu, cmf   HOMILY: READINGS: Acts 4: 8-12, Ps. 118, 1John 3: 1-2, John 10: 11-18 This Sunday is celebrated as Good shepherd Sunday. This is also called Vocation Sunday and so the Holy Father has issued a letter to that effect reminding us that our call is for joy in God. The readings especially the gospel speaks about the role and attitude of a good…

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HOMILY FOR THE GOOD SHEPHERD SUNDAY YEAR B. (A DAY FOR VOCATIONS) (4) HOMILY THEME: THE TRUE SHEPHERD 

HOMILY FOR THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER YEAR B. GOOD SHEPHERD SUNDAY HOMILY THEME: THE TRUE SHEPHERD BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Jn. 10:1-10) Fourth Sunday of Easter, Good Shepherd Sunday, A Day for Vocations. In the day’s Gospel Jesus presents Himself as the gate through which the sheep passes into their home. The true sheep passes through the gate. The sheep knows the gate where it belongs. The true shepherd manages the sheep through the gate. Thieves do not recognize and use the gate. Their actions are against…

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Reading for the Fourth Sunday of Easter Year B. Liturgical Colour: white

First Reading: (Acts 4: 8-12) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 118: 1, 8-9, 21-23, 26, 28, 29 (22)) Second Reading: (1 John 3: 1-2) Gospel: (John 10: 11-18)   First Reading: (Acts 4: 8-12) Then Peter, filled with the Holy Ghost, said to them: Ye princes of the people, and ancients, hear: If we this day are examined concerning the good deed done to the infirm man, by what means he hath been made whole: Be it known to you all, and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of our Lord Jesus…

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Mexican priest murdered in his church

A Mexico priest has been stabbed to death in his parish, in the latest attack on clergy in the country. Fr Ruben Alcantara Diaz, 50, was attacked on April 18, just prior to the 7pm Mass at Our Lady of Carmen Parish in Cuautitlán Izcalli, the Diocese of Izcalli said in a short statement. The priest, who was also the diocesan judicial vicar, was accosted by the assailant and was involved in a discussion prior to the attack, according to Mexican media. The assailant alleged abuse in his shouts and…

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