YEAR C: HOMILY FOR THE 1ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME. FEAST OF THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD (2)

This Sunday is the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord. This celebration naturally leads us to the consideration of our own baptism. To most Catholic

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HOMILY FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD (2) HOMILY THEME: THE BEAUTY OF DEATH

HOMILY FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD HOMILY THEME: THE BEAUTY OF DEATH BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu   HOMILY: “And when Jesus was baptized, he went up immediately from the water, and behold, the heavens were opened and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and alighting on him; and lo, a voice from heaven, saying, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased.” Matthew 3:16-17. Just yesterday, we celebrated the Epiphany of Jesus Christ, today, we are officially bringing the…

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Reading for Monday of the First Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Feast of the Baptism of the Lord. Liturgical Colour: white

First Reading: (Isaiah 55: 1-11 or 1John 5: 1-9) Responsorial Psalm: (Isaiah 12: 2-3, 4bcd, 5-6 (3)) Gospel: (Mark 1: 7-11)   First Reading: (Isaiah 55: 1-11 or 1John 5: 1-9) Isaiah 55: 1-11 All you that thirst, come to the waters: and you that have no money make haste, buy, and eat: come ye, buy wine and milk without money, and without any price. Why do you spend money for that which is not breed, and your labour for that which doth not satisfy you? Hearken diligently to me, and eat…

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Reading for Monday 9th January. Feast: The Baptism of the Lord

 First Reading : (Isaiah 42:1-4, 6-7) or (Acts 10:34-38) Responsorial Psalm :(Psalm 29:1-2, 3-4, 3, 9-10, 11b) Gospel:(Matthew 3:13-17)    First Reading : (Isaiah 42:1-4, 6-7)  Behold my servant, I will uphold him: my elect, my soul delighteth in him: I have given my spirit upon him, he shall bring forth judgment to the Gentiles. He shall not cry, nor have respect to person, neither shall his voice be heard abroad. The bruised reed he shall not break, and smoking flax he shall not quench: he shall bring forth judgment unto…

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