ANNO B: OMELIA PER LA DODICESIMA DOMENICA IN ORDINARIO. SOLENNITÀ DELLA NATIVITÀ DI SAN GIOVANNI BATTISTA

ANNO B: OMELIA PER LA DODICESIMA DOMENICA IN ORDINARIO. SOLENNITÀ DELLA NATIVITÀ DI SAN GIOVANNI BATTISTA TEMA OMELIA: “Il bambino crebbe e divenne forte nello spirito, ed era nel deserto fino al giorno in cui apparve pubblicamente in Israele”. (Luca 1:80) DA: Fr. Robert deLeon, CSC   OMELIA: Luca 1: 57-66, 80 Il suo ingresso nelle loro vite fu sorprendente dopo lunghi anni trascorsi nelle terre selvagge che si ergevano su cavallette e miele selvatico, vestiti di pelo di cammello e cinti di una cintura di pelle. Quando finalmente Giovanni…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE TWELFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME. SOLEMNITY OF THE NATIVITY OF SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST (1) HOMILY THEME: “The child grew and became strong in spirit, and he was in the wilderness until the day he appeared publicly to Israel.” (Luke 1:80)

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE TWELFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME. SOLEMNITY OF THE NATIVITY OF SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST HOMILY THEME: “The child grew and became strong in spirit, and he was in the wilderness until the day he appeared publicly to Israel.” (Luke 1:80) BY: Fr. Robert deLeon, CSC   HOMILY: Luke 1:57-66, 80 His entrance into their lives was startling after long years in the wilderness subsisting on locusts and wild honey, clothed in camel’s hair and girded with a leather belt. When finally John the Baptist came into public…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THURSDAY OF THE 11TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (1) HOMILY THEME: HAVING AN ENCOUNTER WITH GOD

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THURSDAY OF THE ELEVENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: HAVING AN ENCOUNTER WITH GOD BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Mt. 6:7-15) Thursday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time. In the day’s Gospel Jesus give a teaching on prayer. It is really not about the number of words or length of time spent but the heart and mind put into it. It entails communicating with the Father. It consists in listening and speaking. In other words, it is having an encounter with God. Jesus…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE 11TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (2) HOMILY THEME: PURE RELIGION IS SPIRIT AND TRUTH.

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE ELEVENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: PURE RELIGION IS SPIRIT AND TRUTH. BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu   HOMILY: “Beware of practising your piety before others in order to be seen by them; for then you have no reward from your Father in heaven.” Matthew 6:1. In his conversation with the woman at the well, Jesus said: “the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father seeks such as these…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE ELEVENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (1) HOMILY THEME: YOUR FATHER WHO SEES IN SECRET WILL REWARD YOU

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE ELEVENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: YOUR FATHER WHO SEES IN SECRET WILL REWARD YOU BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Mt. 6:1-6, 16-18) Wednesday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time In the day’s Gospel Jesus teaches about praying, fasting and giving alms. This is read by the Church during Ash Wednesday to usher the Season of Lent, a season to look at oneself and how one can advance his relationship with God. Jesus cautions us to take care not to…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE ELEVENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (3) HOMILY THEME: CAMOUFLAGED LOVE

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE ELEVENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: CAMOUFLAGED LOVE BY: Rev Fr Joseph Nyarko Asare   HOMILY: (1 Kgs 21:17-29/Ps 51/Mt 5:43-48) Jesus invites us to love both neighbour and the enemy. Unfortunately, our words express love but our actions indicate complete hatred for our family, friends and neighbours. All in the name of love, we are leading those we cherish most to hell. For the sake of our reflection, I choose to define love as, “An act of seeking the best for someone”.…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE 11TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (2) HOMILY THEME: EVERY SIN AND ABOMINABLE ACT HAS DIRE CONSEQUENCES.

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE ELEVENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: EVERY SIN AND ABOMINABLE ACT HAS DIRE CONSEQUENCES. BY: Fr. Callistus Emenyonu   HOMILY: READINGS: 1 Kings 21: 17-29, Ps. 51, Matthew 5: 43-48 The scripture makes it clear that we are all sinners and due to our sins, we have fallen short the glory of God. St John complemented it by saying that if anyone should say that he has not sinned, he makes himself a liar and lacks the spirit of God. It is also said…

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

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE ELEVENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Mt. 5:43-48) Tuesday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time In the day’s Gospel, Jesus continues to give teachings on the radicality of the Christian Faith. He commands us to love our enemies and pray for those who hate us. This distinguishes a Christian from others who love only those who love themselves. Getting even is the order of the day for anyone who had been aggrieved. As a proof…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE 11TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (2) HOMILY THEME: AN EYE FOR AN EYE, A TOOTH FOR A TOOTH.

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE ELEVENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: AN EYE FOR AN EYE, A TOOTH FOR A TOOTH. BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu   HOMILY: “Arise, take possession of the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite, which he refused to give you for money; for Naboth is not alive, but dead.” 1 Kings 21:15. This week, we continue our journey through the Gospel of Matthew and precisely through the Great Sermon on the Mount. This sermon contains some of the toughest, yet, saving truths ever spoken. They…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE ELEVENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (1) HOMILY THEME: IF ANYONE STRIKES YOU ON THE  RIGHT CHEEK, TURN TO HIM THE OTHER ALSO...

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE ELEVENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: IF ANYONE STRIKES YOU ON THE  RIGHT CHEEK, TURN TO HIM THE OTHER ALSO… BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon HOMILY: (Mt. 5:38-42) Monday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time In the day’s Gospel (6/15/15) Jesus puts into proper perspective the old dictum, “ An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.” We are asked to go to the limit in being charitable. This radical charity places a Christian to utter disregard of self…

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