YEAR B: HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE 33RD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (1) HOMILY THEME: DECIDE TO FOLLOW CHRIST AFTER BREAKTHROUGH 

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE 33RD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: DECIDE TO FOLLOW CHRIST AFTER BREAKTHROUGH BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Lk.18:35-43) Monday of the Thirty Third Week in Ordinary Time In today’s Gospel Jesus heals a blind man. It was hard for the blind man to approach Jesus because of his handicap. But he expressed his want by shouting. The people were angry at him and told him to keep quiet. But Jesus heard his cry and approached him. It was a faith encounter.…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE 32ND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (1) HOMILY THEME: PERSISTENT PRAYER…..”They should pray continually and not lose heart”

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE 32ND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: PERSISTENT PRAYER…..”They should pray continually and not lose heart” BY: Fr. Joan FARRÉS i Llarisó   HOMILY: Today, when the last days of the liturgical year are getting near, Jesus exhorts us to pray, to open ourselves to God. We may think as the family parents who —every day!— are expecting to receive from their sons some words showing their loving affection. God, who is our Father, also expects these words. Jesus says it quite often in the…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR FRIDAY OF THE 32ND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (1) HOMILY THEME: THE SECOND COMING…..”Whoever tries to save his life will lose himself, but whoever gives his life will be born again”

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR FRIDAY OF THE 32ND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE SECOND COMING…..”Whoever tries to save his life will lose himself, but whoever gives his life will be born again” BY: Fr. Enric PRAT i Jordana   HOMILY: Today, in the context of a prevailing materialist culture, many people behave as they did in Noah's time: «People ate and drank; they took husbands and wives» (Lk 17:27); or as in the days of Lot, when «(…) they bought and sold, planted and built» (Lk 17:28). With such shortsighted…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THURSDAY OF THE 32ND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (2) HOMILY THEME: JESUS IS OUR KING…..”The kingdom of God is among you”

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THURSDAY OF THE 32ND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: JESUS IS OUR KING…..”The kingdom of God is among you” BY: Fr. Josep Mª MASSANA i Mola   HOMILY: Today, the Pharisees ask Jesus, with a mixture of interest, curiosity, fear… something that has always been of interest for all of us: when will the Kingdom of God come over? when will it be the last day, the end of the world, Christ's return to judge the living and the dead in the day of the Last Judgment?…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THURSDAY OF THE 32ND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (1) HOMILY THEME: THE KINGDOM OF GOD IS WITHIN YOU

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THURSDAY OF THE 32ND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE KINGDOM OF GOD IS WITHIN YOU BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Lk. 17:20-25) Thursday of the Thirty Second Week in Ordinary Time In today’s Gospel Jesus responds about questions on the coming of the Kingdom. It is neither here nor there. It is not a particular person. The closest Jesus defined or placed it is that the Kingdom of God is among us. Jesus was referring to Himself as the Way to God. He…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE 32ND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (2) HOMILY THEME: IMPORTANCE OF GRATITUDE

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE 32ND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: IMPORTANCE OF GRATITUDE BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Lk. 17:11-19) Wednesday of the Thirty Second Week in Ordinary Time In today’s Gospel Jesus cured ten lepers but only one came to give thanks. In the process, he was also healed of his iniquities while the other nine were healed only of their physical leprosy. The Gospel reminds us of the importance of faith and giving thanks to God. Faith and gratitude are very much connected.…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE 32ND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (3) HOMILY THEME: The Power and Importance of Self-Control

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE 32ND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: The Power and Importance of Self-Control BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu   HOMILY: _“Bid the older men be temperate, serious, sensible, sound in faith, in love, and in steadfastness. Bid the older women likewise to be reverent in behaviour. … Likewise, urge the younger men to control themselves.” *Titus 2:2-6*_ Imagine a car without brakes, a tap without a knob or a machine without an on/off button. That is just how we are without self-control. To be self-controlled…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE 32ND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (2) HOMILY THEME: ATTITUDE OF A SERVANT…..”We have only done our duty”

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE 32ND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: ATTITUDE OF A SERVANT…..”We have only done our duty” BY: Fr. Jaume AYMAR i Ragolta   HOMILY: Today, the Gospel message is not based on the master’s attitude, but on the servant’s. Jesus, with a parable, invites his apostles to consider the stance of service: the servant should fulfill his duties without expecting any reward: «Do you thank this servant for doing what you commanded?» (Lk 17:9). However, this is not the Master's last lesson on service. Later…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE 32ND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (1) HOMILY THEME: FAITH TO FORGIVE…..”If your brother offends you seven times in a day (...), forgive him”

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE 32ND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: FAITH TO FORGIVE…..”If your brother offends you seven times in a day (…), forgive him” BY: Fr. Pedro-José YNARAJA i Díaz   HOMILY: Today, the Gospel speaks of three important topics. In the first place, our behavior with children. If in other occasions childhood has been praised, on this one we are warned of the evil we can cause them. To scandalize is not to make lots of noise or going mad, as sometimes, we understand it; the…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 32ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (10) HOMILY THEME: THE LORD SHALL MULTIPLY YOUR GIFTS FOLLOWING THE TEACHINGS OF CHRIST, ST PAUL TAUGHT US THAT, IT IS MORE BLESSED TO GIVE THAN TO RECEIVE (Acts 20, 35b).

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 32ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE LORD SHALL MULTIPLY YOUR GIFTS FOLLOWING THE TEACHINGS OF CHRIST, ST PAUL TAUGHT US THAT, IT IS MORE BLESSED TO GIVE THAN TO RECEIVE (Acts 20, 35b). BY: Fr. Cosmas Ukadike, C.M.   HOMILY: This is true of the blessed Father who did not spare his only son, but gave him up for us as a ransom. This shows that God can never be out done in generousity. For It was out of his generous heart that He gave…

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