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/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 FOR THE PALM/PASSION SUNDAY, YEAR A, B, C (no. 3) HOMILY THEME: NEVER LOOK BACK

HOMILY FOR THE PALM/PASSION SUNDAY, YEAR A, B, C (no. 3) By: Fr. Johnbosco Obika Reading 1 IS 50:4-7 Reading 2 PHIL 2:6-11 Gospel MT 26:14-27:66 HOMILY: NEVER LOOK BACK HOMILY: Today, we celebrate the triumphant entry of Christ into Jerusalem, the climactic point of his earthly ministry. Today’s liturgy carries some mix feelings. At the beginning, the whole scenario was agog with the picture of palms and beautiful decorations, coupled with the chants of “Hosanna to the son of David“. As we moved in procession into the church, the…

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