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 31ST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (1) HOMILY THEME: BE WILLING TO ACCEPT GOD'S INVITATION

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE 31ST WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: BE WILLING TO ACCEPT GOD’S INVITATION BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Lk. 14:15-24) Tuesday of the Thirty-First Week in Ordinary Time In today’s Gospel, Jesus reveals who will dine in the Kingdom of God. He told them a parable on a banquet where many were invited. Those who were invited were concerned of other things. They excused themselves to the banquet in the process. For them, their land, animals, and relationships are more important. They…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 31ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (5) HOMILY THEME: LOVE

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 31ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: LOVE BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Mk. 12:28-34) Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time LOVE is the theme in this Sunday’s Gospel. It is at the very heart of the Christian Faith. Loving, the Christian way, involves the whole of one’s person in relation to God and great regard for others in the very measure we love ourselves. The world had defined love in so many ways: “Love is a many splendored thing.” “Love means never having to…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE 30TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (2) HOMILY THEME: LESSON ON HUMILITY

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE 30TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: LESSON ON HUMILITY BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Lk. 14:1,7-11) Saturday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time In today’s Gospel Jesus gave a parable on being a wedding guest. He admonished His listeners not to seek the places of honor because of the possibility that one may be asked to vacate it for those for whom they were reserved. Best would be to occupy less prominent seats and when worthy, one Will be asked…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE COMMEMORATION OF ALL THE FAITHFUL DEPARTED (ALL SOULS’ DAY) (1)

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE COMMEMORATION OF ALL THE FAITHFUL DEPARTED (ALL SOULS’ DAY) HOMILY THEME: A CALL FOR REPENTANCE BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Jn. 6:37-40) Feast of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls’ Day) In today’s Gospel, the Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed or All Souls’ Day, Jesus invites those who are weary and are heavily burdened. He was addressing those who are in sin. There is nothing that will cause more labor and weariness than sin. It makes us weak and almost helpless. Jesus offers…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF ALL SAINTS (1)

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF ALL SAINTS HOMILY THEME: LIVING IN ACCORDANCE WITH GOD’S HOLY WILL. BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Mt. 5:1-12) Feast of All the Saints ALL Saints and saints Day today! It is THE special day dedicated to all who had lived life in accordance with God’s Holy Will. They are those who had understood the Beatitudes not with their minds but with their hearts and their lives. They were those who had realized God’s mercy and compassion. They were thankful for the repeated…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE 30TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (1) HOMILY THEME: SALVATION; FREE BUT NOT A ROSE GARDEN

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE 30TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: SALVATION; FREE BUT NOT A ROSE GARDEN BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Lk. 13:22-30) Wednesday of the Thirtieth Week in Ordinary Time In today’s Gospel Jesus told someone who was interested in salvation that it will not be easy. He described it as entering a narrow gate. The way through the narrow gate is full of challenges and attempts to deflect us from going through it. Jesus did not promise a rose garden in this…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 30TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (7) HOMILY THEME: THE GOD OF PROVIDENCE

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 30TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE GOD OF PROVIDENCE BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Mk. 10:46-52) Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time In today’s Gospel, Jesus healed a blind man Bartimaeus. Jesus asked him what he wanted. Jesus granted his request to see again because of his faith. Faith must be present as a response so that God’s grace can work in us. The interesting part of the healing was Bartimaeus’ decision to follow Jesus. This was quite new. Not everyone who had…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE 29TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (2)

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE 29TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: REALITY OF INCARNATION BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Eph. 4:7-16) Saturday of the Twenty Ninth Week in Ordinary Time In today’s first reading Paul preached on the reality of the Incarnation. Jesus, who became one like us, died, descended, and ascended into heaven. It paved the way for the Spirit to come and shower the Church with gifts. Not one member possessed all the gifts. It was given to the Church in order to be…

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