HOMILY FOR PALM/PASSION SUNDAY YEAR B (12) HOMILY THEME: WAVE YOUR CHRISTIAN VICTORY FLAG

HOMILY FOR PALM/PASSION SUNDAY YEAR B HOMILY THEME: WAVE YOUR CHRISTIAN VICTORY FLAG BY: Fr. John Louis   HOMILY: READINGS: Isaiah 50:4-7/ Philippians 2: 6-11/ Mark 14:1-15:47 Palm Sunday While we wave our national flag when our national (football) team wins a championship, the Jews of the biblical times waved palm branches to celebrate their victories. For example, around 170BC, the Maccabees led some fellow Jews to defeat the Greeks who had earlier taken over Jerusalem and desecrated the Temple. On the occasion of the purification of the Temple and the…

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HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR PALM SUNDAY YEAR B (11) HOMILY THEME: THE TORTOISE AND THE SCORPION

HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR PALM SUNDAY YEAR B HOMILY THEME: THE TORTOISE AND THE SCORPION BY: Fr. Christian Eze   HOMILY: First reading – Is. 50:4-7 Second reading – Phil. 26-11 Gospel – Mk. 14:1-15 Last year, during the Palm Sunday celebration, I did notice how some children were eager to have their palm leaves. They held those fresh leaves so precious in their hands. Some constructed beautiful crosses with theirs. Before the procession could be over, I saw most of those Palms littered and abandoned here and there by these same children.…

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HOMILY FOR PALM SUNDAY OF THE PASSION OF THE LORD YEAR B (10) HOMILY THEME: THE CROWD, NOT ALWAYS RIGHT. THE TRUTH MUST BE TOLD

HOMILY FOR PALM SUNDAY OF THE PASSION OF THE LORD YEAR B HOMILY THEME: THE CROWD, NOT ALWAYS RIGHT. THE TRUTH MUST BE TOLD BY: Fr Cyril Unachukwu CCE   HOMILY: For more than five weeks now we have journeyed spiritually in our Lenten Observances. With the liturgy of today, uniquely marked with the blessing of palm fronds and the recounting of the passion narrative, we begin the Holy Week celebrations. May our renewed experience in the celebration of these mysteries of our faith open for us the gate of God’s…

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HOMILY FOR PALM SUNDAY OF THE PASSION OF THE LORD (8) HOMILY THEME: INNER STRENGTH, TOOL TO SUCCESS

HOMILY FOR PALM SUNDAY OF THE PASSION OF THE LORD HOMILY THEME: INNER STRENGTH, TOOL TO SUCCESS BY: Rev Fr Joseph Nyarko Asare   HOMILY: (Mk 11:1-10/Is 50:4-7/Ps 22:8-9, 17-20, 23-24/ Phil 2:6-11/Mk 14:1-15:47) Jesus knew what he was on earth to do. He came to rescue humanity from the threats, fear, doubt, plans, schemes, plots, and enslavement of the evil one. He faced uncountable challenges; indeed, he knew the challenges will come. Through the Old Testament prophets, God had made this known to Israel and all who waited for the salvation of…

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HOMILY FOR PALM/PASSION SUNDAY; TRIUMPHANT ENTRY OF JESUS TO JERUSALEM (7) HOMILY THEME: THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE UNIVERSE.

HOMILY FOR PALM/PASSION SUNDAY; TRIUMPHANT ENTRY OF JESUS TO JERUSALEM HOMILY THEME: THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE UNIVERSE. BY: Fr. Callistus Emenyonu   HOMILY: BEFORE PROCESSION: Mark 11: 1-10 Readings: Is. 50:4-7; Ps. 22:8-9, 17-20, 23-24(Rsp.V.2); Phil.2:6-11;       Passion Mark 14: 1-15:47 Today’s celebration is variously called Palm Sunday- because of the use of palm and Olive branches. Passion Sunday- because of the launching of the Holy week of Christ’s passion which is normally read during mass; and Triumphant Entrance to Jerusalem- because Jesus entered Jerusalem like a triumphant/…

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HOMILY FOR PALM SUNDAY OF THE LORD’S PASSION YEAR B (6) HOMILY THEME: THE PASSION EXPERIENCE

HOMILY FOR PALM SUNDAY OF THE LORD’S PASSION YEAR B HOMILY THEME: THE PASSION EXPERIENCE BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Mk. 14:1-47) Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion (Day 40 of Lent) In the day’s Gospel, Sunday of the Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ, we hear an account of the passion of the Lord Jesus according to St. Mark. It is a long and detailed account of the events leading to the death of the Lord. This event was so credible that just reading it already makes you…

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HOMILY FOR PALM/PASSION SUNDAY YEAR B (4) HOMILY THEME: HIS DEATH IS OUR LIFE

HOMILY FOR PALM/PASSION SUNDAY YEAR B HOMILY THEME: HIS DEATH IS OUR LIFE BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   HOMILY: Mk 11:1-10 and Mk 15:1-39 Today we begin the celebration of Holy Week. For many of us, this is known as Palm Sunday. But if we came here to Church only because of the palms, we are terribly mistaken. This celebration is not about the palms. This is all about the suffering and death of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. This is Passion Sunday. That is why the Gospel reading…

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HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR PALM SUNDAY YEAR B (3) TOPIC: THE HOLY WEEK

HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR PALM SUNDAY YEAR B TOPIC: THE HOLY WEEK BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   Gospel: Mk 14:1 – 15:47 (The Passion of Our Lord) Message # 71: “The Way of the Cross” 1. The Marian Message a) The Blessed Mother reminds all her children, especially the priests, her beloved sons, that the only way they must follow is the way of the cross (letter b). There is no other way. It is the path that Jesus took in order to save mankind (letter c). It is also the same…

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HOMILY FOR PALM SUNDAY YEAR B (1) HOMILY THEME: “They crucified Jesus and divided his garments by casting lots for them to see what each should take.” (Mark 15:24)

HOMILY FOR PALM SUNDAY YEAR B HOMILY THEME: “They crucified Jesus and divided his garments by casting lots for them to see what each should take.” (Mark 15:24) BY: Fr. Robert deLeon, CSC   HOMILY: Mark 14:1 – 15:47 In “Anam Cara: A Book of Celtic Wisdom,” author John O’Donohue wrote: “I was once present at the deathbed of a friend. She was a lovely young woman, a mother of two children. The priest who helped her to die was also a friend. He knew her soul and spirit. As it became…

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