HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE LORD (2) HOMILY THEME: THE PRESENTATION OF THE OMBUDSMAN (THE FEAST OF PRESENTATION OF THE LORD)

HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF PRESENTATION OF THE LORD HOMILY THEME: THE PRESENTATION OF THE OMBUDSMAN (THE FEAST OF PRESENTATION OF THE LORD) BY: Fr. Livinus Igbodekwe   HOMILY: “Ethical pollution”, according to Archbishop Fulton J. sheen, “demands a solution. It needs an “Ombudsman””. In the fullness of time both the Steward (man) and the Garden (Earth) became contaminated with evil giving rise to ceaseless acts of wickedness. Every known option was exhausted like provision of judges, kings, prophets, priests and animal sacrifices. The Almighty had another plan – the sending…

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Reading for Friday of the Fourth Week in Ordinary Time Year B. Feast: The Presentation of the Lord. Liturgical Colour: white

First Reading: (Malachi 3: 1-4) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 24: 7, 8, 9, 10) Second Reading: (Hebrews 2: 14-18) Gospel: (Luke 2: 22-40)   First Reading: (Malachi 3: 1-4) Behold I send my angel, and he shall prepare the way before my face. And presently the Lord, whom you seek, and the angel of the testament, whom you desire, shall come to his temple. Behold he cometh, saith the Lord of hosts. And who shall be able to think of the day of his coming? and who shall stand to see him? for he…

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Reading for Thursday, Fourth Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Feast of the presentation of the Lord. Liturgical Colour: white

 First Reading: (Malachi 3:1-4) Responsorial Psalm:  (Psalms 24:7, 8, 9, 10)  Second Reading: (Hebrew 2:14-18) Gospel: (Luke 2:22-40) First Reading: (Malachi 3:1-4) ‘Look, I shall send my messenger to clear a way before me. And suddenly the Lord whom you seek will come to his Temple; yes, the angel of the covenant, for whom you long, is on his way, says Yahweh Sabaoth. Who will be able to resist the day of his coming? Who will remain standing when he appears? For he will be like a refiner’s fire, like fullers’…

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