Homily for the 8th (eighth) Sunday in the Ordinary Time, Year C Homily Theme: CAN A BLIND MAN GUIDE ANOTHER?

Homily recipe for the 8th Sunday of Year C : Homily Theme: CAN A BLIND MAN GUIDE ANOTHER? Ecclesiasticus 27 : 4 – 7, 1 Cor 15 : 54 – 58, Lk 6 : 39 – 45. A. PREAMBLE Homily: Can a blind man lead others? In Nigeria, the answer may be ‘Yes’ through the assistance of an intelligent cabal. Can an ignorant WAEC holder continue to lead graduates and professors? In Nigeria, the answer may be ‘yes’ through the assistance of a federal executive council/ board of advicers. Can…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 32ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (1) HOMILY THEME: “Jesus said, ‘Truly, I tell you, this poor widow has put in more than all those who are contributing to the treasury. For she out of her poverty has put in everything she had, all she had to live on.’” (Mark 12:43-44)

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 32ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: “Jesus said, ‘Truly, I tell you, this poor widow has put in more than all those who are contributing to the treasury. For she out of her poverty has put in everything she had, all she had to live on.’” (Mark 12:43-44) BY: Fr. Robert deLeon, CSC   HOMILY: “There was a man who worked for the Post Office whose job it was to process all the mail that bore illegible addresses. One day a letter was delivered to his…

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YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 26TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (10) THEME: SELF CONTROL

YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 26TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME THEME: SELF CONTROL BY: Fr Cajetan Anyanwu   HOMILY: “.. And if your hand should cause you to sin, cut it off, it is better for you to enter into life crippled, than to have two hands and go to hell…” (Mt 9:43) Obviously, most people in the world today are callous, greedy and selfish. Some lack self-control when it comes to eating and drinking and yielding to bodily passion. Our selfishness often leads us into blocking others from having what…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 26TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (6) HOMILY THEME: There is reward and punishment for whatever attitude we put up.

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 26TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: There is reward and punishment for whatever attitude we put up. BY: Rev. Fr. Callistus Emenyonu, cmf   HOMILY: READINGS: Num. 11: 25-29, Ps. 19, James 5: 1-6, Mark 9: 38-43, 45. 47-48 In this world it is obvious that whoever sends someone on errand would demand a reply or account from him and every instructor/teacher who is to promote his student to a better grade or level must give tests and expect the best answer or result in…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 25TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (4) HOMILY THEME: Greatness in Being Little

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 25TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: Greatness in Being Little BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   HOMILY: Mk 8:30-37 After the last Mass one Wednesday evening, a parish volunteer approached me, obviously shaken and at the point of tears. She was holding a baby in her arms. “Whose baby is that?” I asked her. She said, “Father, the mother asked me to hold her baby for a few minutes. She said she is going to the rest room. It is almost an hour now, and she…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (9) THEME :FROM PUBLIC OPINION TO PERSONAL CONVICTION

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE TWENTY-FOURTH SUNDAY OF THE ORDINARY TIME. THEME :FROM PUBLIC OPINION TO PERSONAL CONVICTION BY REV FR ANSELM CHIGOZIE AMADI   HOMILY: IS 50:5-9, JAS 2 :14-18, MK 8:27-35 INTRODUCTION We are called to answer the fundamental question of our faith: “who do you say I am?” By this Jesus calls us away from the public opinion to personal conviction about his identity. To know Jesus means to know him as the Messiah in the light of the qualities foretold by the prophet: the suffering servant.…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (7) HOMILY THEME: I shall not be confounded for keeping faith with God.

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: I shall not be confounded for keeping faith with God. BY: Rev. Fr. Callistus Emenyonu, cmf   HOMILY: READINGS: Isaiah 50: 5-9, Ps. 116, James 2: 14-18, Mark 8: 27-35 The true knowledge of God is very necessary in the life of humans. It is in his words that we know him and can truly behold him. It is in the sacred scriptures that he has made his will known to humanity. This is why St Jerome said that ignorance…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (5) HOMILY THEME: PETER'S CONFESSION ABOUT JESUS….”If you want to follow me (…) take up your cross and follow me”

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: PETER’S CONFESSION ABOUT JESUS….”If you want to follow me (…) take up your cross and follow me” BY: Fr. Antoni CAROL i Hostench   HOMILY: Today we find ourselves confronted with situations similar to those described in this evangelical passage. If, right now, God would ask us «But you, who do you say I am?» (Mk 8:27), we should have to warn him He could receive all kind of replies, some even rather quaint. It would suffice to have a…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE 23RD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME. MEMORIAL OF THE HOLY NAME OF MARY (2) HOMILY THEME: BLESSED ARE YOU WHO ARE NOW WEEPING….”Fortunate are you who are poor. Alas for you who have wealth”

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE 23RD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME. MEMORIAL OF THE HOLY NAME OF MARY HOMILY THEME: BLESSED ARE YOU WHO ARE NOW WEEPING….”Fortunate are you who are poor. Alas for you who have wealth” BY: Fr. Joaquim MESEGUER García   HOMILY: Today, Jesus points out where the true happiness lies in our lives. In Luke’s version, beatitudes are accompanied by painful wails for those who do not accept the message of salvation, but prefer to stick to a self-sufficient and selfish life. With the beatitudes and wails,…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 23RD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (13) HOMILY THEME: EPHPHATHA EXPERIENCE 

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 23RD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: EPHPHATHA EXPERIENCE BY: Fr. Cyril Unachukwu CCE   HOMILY: In the deafening noise of vices that bedevils our times and the indifference and ideological persecution that render speechless the voice of truth, one cannot but sense the ongoing and resilient open war to silence to dumbness the voice of virtue. Confronted by this conflict that revives the age long tension between the force of Light and the force of darkness, we cannot but pray for a renewal of…

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