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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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 (7) HOMILY THEME: THE RICH AND THE KINGDOM OF GOD 

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE RICH AND THE KINGDOM OF GOD BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: 10:17-27) Twenty-Eight Sunday in Ordinary Time In today’s Gospel Jesus was approached by a rich man wanting to attain eternal life. It was a good opportunity for Jesus to teach the essence of eternal life. At its most radical condition, it means poverty and freedom from everything and slavery to God. Eternal life is the ultimate dream and destiny. Nothing compares to it. It is…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (6) HOMILY THEME: THE POVERTY OF THE RICH

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE POVERTY OF THE RICH BY: Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.   HOMILY: A wealthy woman in her late eighties lived by herself in a mansion next to a community with people living in abject poverty. Her closest friend was her cat, and she loved her so much and would even buy her gold necklaces. At some point, the woman became very ill, and before she passed, she bequeathed all her wealth to her cat to the amazement of…

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Reading for the 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B. Liturgical Colour: green

First Reading: (Wisdom 7: 7-11) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 90: 12-13, 14-15, 16-17 (14)) Second Reading: (Hebrews 4: 12-13) Gospel: (Mark 10: 17-30)   First Reading: (Wisdom 7: 7-11) Wherefore I wished, and understanding was given me: and I called upon God, and the spirit of wisdom came upon me: And I preferred her before kingdoms and thrones, and esteemed riches nothing in comparison of her. Neither did I compare unto her any precious stone: for all gold in comparison of her, is as a little sand, and silver in respect to her shall…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (5) HOMILY THEME: BETWEEN GOD AND GOLD

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: BETWEEN GOD AND GOLD BY: Fr. Gerald M. Musa   HOMILY: Anthony De Mello in his book The Song of the Bird recounts a story of a husband and wife who were conversing. The husband said to the wife, ‘You know, dear, I’m going to work hard and some day we are going to be rich.’ The wife responded: We are already rich, dear, for we have each other. Some day, may be we’ll have money.’ The wife is…

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