HOMILY FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF CHRIST THE KING (3) HOMILY THEME: KINGLY SHEPHERD 

HOMILY FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF CHRIST THE KING. HOMILY THEME: KINGLY SHEPHERD BY: Fr. Mark Percival. MA,PP. HOMILY: This weekend’s Solemnity concludes our Liturgical Year. It also tells us that we’re now just 4 weeks from Christmas. Next weekend, the 1st Sunday of Advent, we start with the Year.B readings and prayers. As Christmas is a fixed celebration, falling always on a set date, Advent is short this year due to the way the secular calendar falls, with Christmas Eve beginning on the Sunday evening of the 4th Sunday of…

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HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF CHRIST THE KING (2) HOMILY THEME: CHRIST OUR KING

HOMILY FOR THE THIRTY-FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. SOLEMNITY OF CHRIST THE KING. HOMILY THEME: CHRIST OUR KING BY: Fr. Abbot Philip Lawrence, OSB     HOMILY: My sisters and brothers in Christ, Christ the King! Christ is king of our hearts and of our lives. Many of us today no longer think of actual kings but we can still understand the idea of a king. We should think of the struggle in the Old Testament, the Jewish Scriptures, when the Jewish people decided to ask for a…

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HOMILY FOR THURSDAY OF THE 33RD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A (1) HOMILY THEME: TRUST IN THE LORD IN TIME OF TROUBLE

HOMILY FOR THURSDAY OF THE THIRTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. HOMILY THEME: TRUST IN THE LORD IN TIME OF TROUBLE BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon HOMILY: (Lk. 19:41-44) In the day’s Gospel Jesus describes the destruction of Jerusalem. It will be so devastating that those inside should flee and those outside should not dare enter it. It will be the time of punishment and suffering. Many would wish it had not come or they will not be caught in it. But all will just be part of a process.…

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Reading for Thursday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Memorial: Saint Clement I, Pope and Martyr; Saint Columban, Abbot; USA: Blessed Miguel Agustín Pro, Priest and Martyr; USA: Thanksgiving Day. Liturgical Colour: green/red/white/red/white First Reading: (1Maccabees 2: 15-29) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 50: 1b-2, 5-6, 14-15) Gospel: (Luke 19: 41-44)

First Reading: (1Maccabees 2: 15-29) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 50: 1b-2, 5-6, 14-15) Gospel: (Luke 19: 41-44)   First Reading: (1Maccabees 2: 15-29) And they that were sent from king Antiochus came thither, to compel them that were fled into the city of Modin, to sacrifice, and to burn incense, and to depart from the law of God. And many of the people of Israel consented, and came to them: but Mathathias and his sons stood firm. And they that were sent from Antiochus, answering, said to Mathathias: Thou art a ruler, and…

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HOMILY FOR THE 34TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. SOLEMNITY OF CHRIST THE KING (1) HOMILY THEME: BE WHO THE LEAST NEED YOU TO BE

HOMILY FOR THE THIRTY-FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. SOLEMNITY OF CHRIST THE KING. HOMILY THEME: BE WHO THE LEAST NEED YOU TO BE BY: Fr. Robert DeLeon Csc HOMILY: Matthew 25:31-46 “Jesus said to his disciples, ‘Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of these least, you did it to me.’” (Matthew 25:40) “When Kyle Schwartz started teaching third grade at Doull Elementary School in Denver, she wanted to get to know her students better. She asked them to finish the sentence ‘I wish my…

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HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE 33RD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A (1) HOMILY THEME: TO EVERY MAN WHO HAS, MORE WILL BE GIVEN TO HIM

HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE THIRTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. HOMILY THEME: TO EVERY MAN WHO HAS, MORE WILL BE GIVEN TO HIM BY: Fr Benny Tuazon HOMILY: (Lk. 19:11-28) In the day’s Gospel Jesus tells the parable of a nobleman who left his servants some coins in order for them to engage in trade while he was away. When he came back, some servants netted some gains while others did not.He praised those who gained and took away the coins of those who did not made some…

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Reading for Wednesday of the thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Memorial: Saint Cecilia, Virgin and Martyr. Liturgical Colour:red First Reading: (2Maccabees 7: 1, 20-31) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 17: 1bcd, 5-6, 8b and 15) Gospel: (Luke 19: 11-28)

First Reading: (2Maccabees 7: 1, 20-31) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 17: 1bcd, 5-6, 8b and 15) Gospel: (Luke 19: 11-28)   First Reading: (2Maccabees 7: 1, 20-31) It came to pass also, that seven brethren, together with their mother, were apprehended, and compelled by the king to eat swine’s flesh against the law, for which end they were tormented with whips and scourges. Now the mother was to be admired above measure, and worthy to be remembered by good men, who beheld seven sons slain in the space of one day, and bore…

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Internet was ‘never meant for children’, says bishop

A bishop has warned that the internet poses “multiple dangers” to children, given its origins as a “system developed for adults”. John Sherrington, Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster, referred to the World Congress on Child Dignity in the Digital Age, a convention held by the Vatican in October. “It shows the Holy See is really concerned about the present situation, the way in which there are multiple dangers faced by children in the age of the internet,” he said. “It has a structure that was developed for adults, for free communication,…

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HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE THIRTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. MEMORIAL OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY (2) HOMILY THEME: THE PRESENTATION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE THIRTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. HOMILY THEME: THE PRESENTATION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu HOMILY: My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Saviour, for he has regarded the low estate of his handmaiden. For behold, henceforth all generations will call me blessed; for he who is mighty has done great things for me, and holy is his name. Luke 1:46-49. Today’s feast calls to mind a very common practice in Christianity today which is…

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HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE 33RD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. MEMORIAL OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY (1) HOMILY THEME: DOING THE WILL OF THE FATHER

HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE THIRTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. MEMORIAL OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY. HOMILY THEME: DOING THE WILL OF THE FATHER BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon HOMILY: (Mt. 46-50) In the day’s Gospel, the memorial of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Jesus was being sought by His mother and brothers. Jesus’ response was, “Here are my mother and brothers. For whoever does the will of my heavenly Father, is my brother, sister, and mother. Being blood relatives is important but it…

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