YEAR C: HOMILY FOR THE 1ST SUNDAY OF ADVENT (9) HOMILY THEME: REDEMPTION IS AT HAND…..”Pray, that you may be able to stand before the son of Man”

YEAR C: HOMILY FOR THE 1ST SUNDAY OF ADVENT HOMILY THEME: REDEMPTION IS AT HAND…..”Pray, that you may be able to stand before the son of Man” BY: Fr. Antoni CAROL i Hostench   HOMILY: Today, as we start a new liturgical year, we renew our zeal and our personal struggle with our sights set on sanctity, ours and that of everybody else. The Church itself calls on us to do so, reminding us in today’s Gospel, of the need to be always at the ready, always “in love with” our Lord:…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE 34TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (2) HOMILY THEME: EXHORTATION TO BE VIGILANT…..” Watch at all times and pray”

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE 34TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: EXHORTATION TO BE VIGILANT…..” Watch at all times and pray” BY: Fr. Antoni CAROL i Hostench   HOMILY: Today, last day of the Ordinary Time, Jesus clearly warns us about the fate of our pass through life. Should we stubbornly insist on living imbued by the immediacy of our worldly cares, the last day of our earthly existence will come upon us so suddenly that the very blindness of our own greediness will prevent us from recognizing God…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE 33RD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (2) HOMILY THEME: BECAUSE OF HIS FAITH…..”Your faith has saved you”

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE 33RD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: BECAUSE OF HIS FAITH…..”Your faith has saved you” BY: Fr. Antoni CAROL i Hostench   HOMILY: Today, the blind beggar Bartimaeus (cf. Mk 10:46) gives us a complete lesson about faith, expressed with total simplicity in front of Christ. It would be good for us to repeat, every now and then, Bartimaeus' prayer: «Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!» (Lk 18:37). It is so profitable for our soul to feel destitute! Because we certainly are so…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (5) HOMILY THEME: PETER'S CONFESSION ABOUT JESUS….”If you want to follow me (…) take up your cross and follow me”

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: PETER’S CONFESSION ABOUT JESUS….”If you want to follow me (…) take up your cross and follow me” BY: Fr. Antoni CAROL i Hostench   HOMILY: Today we find ourselves confronted with situations similar to those described in this evangelical passage. If, right now, God would ask us «But you, who do you say I am?» (Mk 8:27), we should have to warn him He could receive all kind of replies, some even rather quaint. It would suffice to have a…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS (1) HOMILY THEME: THE HOLY CROSS OF JESUS…. ”So that whoever believes in him may have eternal life”

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE EXALTATION OF THE HOLY CROSS HOMILY THEME: THE HOLY CROSS OF JESUS…. ”So that whoever believes in him may have eternal life” BY: Fr. Antoni CAROL i Hostench   HOMILY: Today, the Gospel is a prophecy, that is, a glance into the mirror of reality that plunges us in its truth, far beyond what our own senses tell us: the Cross, the Holy Cross of Jesus Christ is the Saviour’s Throne. That is why Jesus asserts, «the Son of man must be lifted up»…

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