YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 18TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (2) HOMILY THEME: “Jesus said to his disciples, ‘I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.’” (John 6:35)

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 18TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: “Jesus said to his disciples, ‘I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.’” (John 6:35) BY: Fr. Robert deLeon, CSC   HOMILY: In the gospel passage we hear today, Jesus advises his disciples to look beyond what nourishes for only a time to what lasts forever. “Do not work for food that perishes,” Jesus advises his disciples, “but for the food that endures for eternal…

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HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE THIRD WEEK OF EASTER YEAR B (1) HOMILY THEME: THE LIVING BREAD

HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE THIRD WEEK OF EASTER YEAR B HOMILY THEME: THE LIVING BREAD BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Jn. 6:35-40) Wednesday of the Third Week of Easter In the day’s Gospel Jesus presents Himself as the bread of life. He was addressing the Jews who were seeking refuge to their situation of poverty, slavery to sin, enslavement to the Romans, and political turmoil. They were promised a Messiah and they were patiently and enthusiastically anticipating their Saviour. Jesus comes as one who could satisfy this hunger.…

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HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE THIRD WEEK OF EASTER YEAR B (1)

HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE THIRD WEEK OF EASTER YEAR B HOMILY THEME: BY:   HOMILY: (Jn. 6:30-35) Tuesday of the Third Sunday of Easter In the day’s Gospel Jesus gives the discourse on the Bread of Life. He begins by stating that the manna which God gave through the intercession of Moses will only last them once digested. Jesus offers them the true and real bread of life. One that will not render them hungry and thirsty. Because it comes from God, it will give life to the world.…

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HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE THIRD WEEK OF EASTER YEAR B (2) HOMILY THEME: DO NOT LABOUR FOR THE FOOD WHICH PERISHES

HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE THIRD WEEK OF EASTER YEAR B HOMILY THEME: DO NOT LABOUR FOR THE FOOD WHICH PERISHES BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu   HOMILY: “Truly, truly, I say to you, you seek me, not because you saw signs, but because you ate your fill of the loaves. Do not labor for the food which perishes, but for the food which endures to eternal life.” John 6:26-27. There are two ways to understand this statement of Jesus: First, what do I spend my time and energy on? And…

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HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE THIRD WEEK OF EASTER YEAR B (1) HOMILY THEME: THE BREAD OF LIFE

HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE THIRD WEEK OF EASTER YEAR B HOMILY THEME: THE BREAD OF LIFE BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Jn. 6:22-29) Monday of the Third Week of Easter. In the day’s Gospel Jesus begins the long bread of life discourse. The people were beginning to see Jesus differently. They wondered how they got to a place relatively far from where He was last seen. Then, Jesus, as customary with Him, elevates the discussion from earthly life to eternal life. Jesus addressed the real longings of the…

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HOMILY FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST HOLY BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST (CORPUS CHRISTI) YEAR A (2) HOMILY THEME: BREAD OF LIFE

HOMILY FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST HOLY BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST  (CORPUS CHRISTI) YEAR A HOMILY THEME: BREAD OF LIFE  By: Fr Gerald Musa    HOMILY: Some ancient stories and myths describe how some sacrifices are offered for good causes. For example, among the Hindus there is a story of Purusha, a primeval giant who was broken into pieces by the gods for creation and stability of the world. The story says the body of Purusha was used to create different parts of the universe and so his…

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BREAD OF HEAVEN

Guide me, O Thou great Redeemer; Pilgrim through this barren land. I am weak, but Thou art mighty; Hold me with Thy powerful hand. Bread of Heaven, Bread of Heaven, Feed me till I want no more; Feed me till I want no more.   Open now the crystal fountain, Whence the healing stream doth flow; Let the fire and cloudy pillar Lead me all my journey through. Strong Deliverer, strong Deliverer, Be Thou still my Strength and Shield; Be Thou still my Strength and Shield.   Lord, I trust…

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WHY NOT THE GOD OF ESAU?

Jesus may have indeed needed bread after fasting for forty days and forty nights. He was tempted to turn stones into bread for his consumption since he was hungry. How could he turn stones into what he already was; the Bread of Life? Nevertheless, Christ never made the mistake of trading what he needed most for what he needed at the time of his hunger. What he needed most was to do the will of the Father which he accomplished by his death on the cross and ransomed us with…

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