YEAR C: HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE 2ND WEEK OF ADVENT (1)

YEAR C: HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE 2ND WEEK OF ADVENT  HOMILY THEME: HEALING OF THE SOUL BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon  HOMILY: (Lk. 5:17-26) Monday of the Second Week of Advent In today’s Gospel JESUS cures a paralytic. But it was not without drama. The paralytic was hauled down from the roof in order for him to access Jesus. It shows the faith of those men who helped him and his desire to be healed. A controversy arises when Jesus’ words of healing came across as blasphemous to the Pharisees.…

Read More

YEAR C: HOMILY FOR FRIDAY OF THE 1ST WEEK OF ADVENT (2) HOMILY THEME: Healing is Always Available for Those who Believe.

YEAR C: HOMILY FOR FRIDAY OF THE 1ST WEEK OF ADVENT HOMILY THEME: Healing is Always Available for Those who Believe. BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu   HOMILY: _“The blind men came to him; and Jesus said to them, ‘Do you believe that I am able to do this?’ They said to him, ‘Yes, Lord.’ Then he touched their eyes, saying, ‘According to your faith be it done to you.” *Matthew 9:28-29.*_ Following the pattern of our reading since the beginning of Advent, our first reading today proclaims a prophecy of what…

Read More

YEAR C: HOMILY FOR FRIDAY OF THE 1ST WEEK OF ADVENT (1) HOMILY THEME: JESUS HEALED TWO BLIND MEN …..” Jesus said to them, ‘Do you believe that I am able to do what you want?’. They answered, ‘Yes, sir”

YEAR C: HOMILY FOR FRIDAY OF THE 1ST WEEK OF ADVENT HOMILY THEME: JESUS HEALED TWO BLIND MEN …..” Jesus said to them, ‘Do you believe that I am able to do what you want?’. They answered, ‘Yes, sir” BY: Fr. Josep Mª MASSANA i Mola   HOMILY: Today the first Friday of Advent, the Gospel presents three characters: Jesus, and the two blind men who approach him, full of faith and with hopeful hearts. They have heard about him, about his tenderness towards the sick and about his power. These features…

Read More

YEAR C: HOMILY FOR THE 2ND SUNDAY OF ADVENT (4)

YEAR C: HOMILY FOR THE 2ND SUNDAY OF ADVENT HOMILY THEME: PREPARE TO HEAR THE GLORIOUS CALL BY: Abbot Philip Lawrence   HOMILY: My sisters and brothers in Christ, How many times in your life have you ever desired to be called? Maybe you waited upon a favorable response after a hopeful job interview? Perhaps you have auditioned for a play or school musical or tried out for an athletic team, and you waited on pins and needles for that affirming call from a director or coach, “You’re in!” What excitement…

Read More

YEAR C: HOMILY FOR THURSDAY OF THE 1ST WEEK OF ADVENT (2) HOMILY THEME: FOLLOWING CHRIST WITH A FAITHFUL AND SINCERE HEART

YEAR C: HOMILY FOR THURSDAY OF THE 1ST WEEK OF ADVENT HOMILY THEME: FOLLOWING CHRIST WITH A FAITHFUL AND SINCERE HEART BY: Fr Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Mt. 7:21-27) Thursday of the First Week of Advent In today’s Gospel Jesus tells His apostles who will enter the Kingdom. Mere pronouncing “Lord! Lord!” is not enough. External and oral piety must come from a faithful and sincere heart. It must also realized into action. Jesus proceeded to tell them the parable of the fool and the wise men. The fool built his…

Read More

YEAR C: HOMILY FOR THURSDAY OF THE 1ST WEEK OF ADVENT (1) HOMILY THEME: THE TRUE DISCIPLE …..”Not everyone who says to me: Lord! Lord! will enter the kingdom of heaven”

YEAR C: HOMILY FOR THURSDAY OF THE 1ST WEEK OF ADVENT HOMILY THEME: THE TRUE DISCIPLE …..”Not everyone who says to me: Lord! Lord! will enter the kingdom of heaven” BY: Fr. Jean-Charles TISSOT   HOMILY: Today, the Lord pronounced these words at the end of His “Sermon on the Mount” where He bestows a new and deeper meaning to the Commandments of the Old Testament, the “words” of God to men. He talks as the Son of God, and as such, He demands us “to receive what I say to you”,…

Read More

YEAR C: HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE 1ST WEEK OF ADVENT (2) HOMILY THEME: THE PRIVILEGE OF MEETING THE MESSIAH

YEAR C: HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE 1ST WEEK OF ADVENT HOMILY THEME: THE PRIVILEGE OF MEETING THE MESSIAH BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Lk. 10:21-24) Tuesday of the First Week of Advent In today’s Gospel, Jesus makes known to the apostles their great privilege of meeting and experiencing the Lord Jesus. Indeed, many in earlier times had hoped that they would see the coming of the Messiah. Yet, they died hoping and anticipating His coming. The Messiah came during the time of the apostles. It was an opportune…

Read More

YEAR C: HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE 1ST WEEK OF ADVENT (1) HOMILY THEME: THE CENTURION'S FAITH …..” I tell you, I have not found such faith in Israel”

YEAR C: HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE 1ST WEEK OF ADVENT HOMILY THEME: THE CENTURION’S FAITH …..” I tell you, I have not found such faith in Israel” BY: Fr. Joaquim MESEGUER García   HOMILY: Today, Capernaum is our city and our village, where there are sick people, some we know, others anonymous, often forgotten because of the hectic rhythm of life that we lead. Loaded with work, we rush about non-stop without thinking of those who, due to their illness or for whatever other circumstance, remain marginalised from the frenetic activity…

Read More

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE 34TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (1) HOMILY THEME: BE VIGILANT AT ALL TIMES 

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE 34TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: BE VIGILANT AT ALL TIMES BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Lk. 22:34-36) Saturday of the Thirty Fourth Week in Ordinary Time In today’s Gospel Jesus continues His warning on the end times. Lest we will be carried away, busy, and be drowsy with the concerns of the day, we may be caught flat-footed and be surprised at the coming of the Lord. The Lord wants us to be vigilant and pray fervently to be strong…

Read More

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THURSDAY OF THE 34TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (3) HOMILY THEME: ESCAPABLE DISASTER

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THURSDAY OF THE 34TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: ESCAPABLE DISASTER BY: Rev Fr Joseph Nyarko Asare   HOMILY: At the end, evil and evil doers will be destroyed. Nothing can fight God and survive. At the end, only God will remain with His people. Jerusalem got destroyed because her dwellers failed to acknowledge the laws of God. We do ourselves great good when we abide in the Lord and do His will. PRAYER POINTS ~For faithfulness to the end ~That we will inspire people to holiness…

Read More