YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 23RD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (11) HOMILY THEME: JESUS THE HEALER

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 23RD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: JESUS THE HEALER BY: Fr Emmanuel Uchechukwu Muodebelu C.S.Sp   HOMILY: (Isaiah 35:4-7; James 2:1-5; Mark 7:31-37). I can vividly recall how we learnt how to say the prayer for Nigeria in distress as children. This prayer was said in every block rosary centre and in the churches. People were encouraged to memorise it. Along the line, the Catholic Church introduced prayer against bribery and corruption in Nigeria. We were told to also memorise it. These prayers are said…

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YEAR B : HOMILY FOR THE 22ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (10) HOMILY THEME: Law of God or Traditions of the Ancients

YEAR B : HOMILY FOR THE 22ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: Law of God or Traditions of the Ancients BY: Fr. Emmanuel Uchechukwu Muodebelu C.S.Sp.   HOMILY: (Deuteronomy 4:1-2,6-8; James 1:17-18,21b-22, 27; Mark 7:1-8,14-15,21-23). There has been a strong tension between the authentic Christian Law of God and the traditional custom of every society, from the time of Jesus Christ.This struggle has not stopped up to this our present generation. This has even gave rise to the division of opinions among Christians. Some Christians rise to the defense of the custom…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 21ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY (11) HOMILY THEME: WILL YOU ALSO GO AWAY? 

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 21ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY HOMILY THEME: WILL YOU ALSO GO AWAY? BY: Fr Emmanuel Uchechukwu Muodebelu C.S.Sp   HOMILY: (Joshua 24:1-2a, 15-17,18b; Ephesians 5:21-32; John 6:60-69). Every human being in life has a dark moment in his or her life story. This is the critical period of life when the person can either make the right or wrong choice. It is always very difficult at this point in time because most people make easy and wrong decisions. We really need the presence of God at this period…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 18TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (12) HOMILY THEME: THE BREAD OF LIFE

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 18TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE BREAD OF LIFE BY:  Fr Emmanuel Uchechukwu Muodebelu   HOMILY: Exodus 16:2-4, 12-15; Ephesians 4:17, 20-24; John 6:24-35 There is this saying that “a hungry man is an angry man.” When someone is severely hungry, it will be difficult for him to be happy or think well. No wonder the Israelites revolted against Moses and Aaron; and despised God who delivered them from slavery. They forgot all that God had done for them and preferred to be slaves…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (15) HOMILY THEME: THE DANGER OF MATERIALISM 

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE DANGER OF MATERIALISM BY: Fr Emmanuel Uchechukwu Muodebelu C.S.Sp   HOMILY: (Amos 7:12-15; Ephesians 1:3-14; Mark 6:7-13). Most times, there exists a fierce rivalry, jealousy, envy, unhealthy competitions among the professional colleagues; men of God alike. I have seriously pondered on what could possibly be the cause. I came to the conclusion that jealousy envy and fierce rivalry stem from the love of money and interest on material gains. Most often, we do not feel secured when we…

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