HOMILY FOR EASTER SUNDAY YEAR B (12) HOMILY THEME: THE RESURRECTION OF CHRIST

HOMILY FOR EASTER SUNDAY YEAR B HOMILY THEME: THE RESURRECTION OF CHRIST BY: Fr. John Louis   HOMILY: READINGS: Acts 10:34, 37-43/ Colossians 3:1-4/ John 20:1-9 Many countries across the world experienced the spectacular phenomenon of the eclipse of the sun on 29th March, 2006. There was complete darkness for about three minutes then the superiority of the light of the sun showed up again. This is symbolic of the resurrection of Christ (the Light of the world: John 8:12) who arose on the third day after his death. Remember that…

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HOMILY FOR EASTER SUNDAY YEAR B (11) HOMILY THEME: ..."WHO WILL ROLL BACK THE STONE FOR US FROM THE ENTRANCE TO THE TOMB?"

HOMILY FOR EASTER SUNDAY YEAR B HOMILY THEME: …”WHO WILL ROLL BACK THE STONE FOR US FROM THE ENTRANCE TO THE TOMB?” BY: Fr. Clem C. Aladi.   HOMILY: GOSPEL: JOHN 20: 1-9 My dearest People of God, with Joy of the Resurrected Lord I welcome you to this Easter Sunday Celebration. Shout Alleluia! Alleluia!! Alleluia!!! for He has risen indeed. The power of death could not hold Him bound. Throughout the Sundays of Lent, the church invited us to fast, to pray, to give arms , to renew our covenant with…

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HOMILY FOR EASTER SUNDAY YEAR B (10) HOMILY THEME: THE STONE HAS BEEN ROLLED AWAY

HOMILY FOR EASTER SUNDAY YEAR B HOMILY THEME: THE STONE HAS BEEN ROLLED AWAY BY: Fr. Christian Eze   HOMILY: One of the regular tasks of a Catholic priest is to bury the dead. During the so many funeral Masses I have celebrated, I have come to notice that no matter how calm a bereaved family may appear, there is likely to be an out-burst of cry during internment at the time the grave is being covered. This owes to the fact that the very act of covering or closing the…

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HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR EASTER SUNDAY YEAR B (9) HOMILY THEME: THIS IS WHY WE CELEBRATE

HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR EASTER SUNDAY YEAR B HOMILY THEME: THIS IS WHY WE CELEBRATE BY: Fr. Johnbosco Obika   HOMILY: Having passed through a long spiritual and physical journey of penance and self denial, we have come to celebrate the fruit of sacrifice, Easter Sunday. We have no doubt with the resurrection of Jesus Christ the grave is not a destination but a process; the cross is not an end but a means to glory. Alleluia! Today we celebrate Light: The Paschal candle represents Jesus, the primordial light of creation: “God from…

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HOMILY FOR EASTER SUNDAY YEAR B (8) HOMILY THEME: IN THE RESURRECTION JESUS CONQUERED OUR DEATH

HOMILY FOR EASTER SUNDAY YEAR B HOMILY THEME: IN THE RESURRECTION JESUS CONQUERED OUR DEATH BY: Fr. Cosmas Ukadike CM   HOMILY: A very happy Easter to you dear friends and a happy New Month of April. The celebration of Easter is the memorial of the Lords resurrection from the dead. It celebrates primarily the power of Christ over sin and death. It is victory for the children of God. The resurrection is the summit of the mystery of our Christian faith thus we proclaim: dying He destroyed our death and…

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HOMILY FOR EASTER SUNDAY YEAR B (7) HOMILY THEME: THE MEANING OF EASTER 

HOMILY FOR EASTER SUNDAY YEAR B HOMILY THEME: THE MEANING OF EASTER BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   HOMILY: John 20:1-9 The coach of a team lagging behind in score would usually yell these words of encouragement to his players on the court: “Boys, let’s do it! It’s not over till it’s over.” And this is true. The outcome of a game could be reversed suddenly at the dying seconds. And this is precisely what happened to Jesus. On Good Friday, people thought that it was over. Jesus is dead and…

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HOMILY FOR EASTER SUNDAY YEAR B (6) HOMILY THEME: THE MYSTERY OF THE EMPTY TOMB 

HOMILY FOR EASTER SUNDAY YEAR B HOMILY THEME: THE MYSTERY OF THE EMPTY TOMB BY: Fr. Charles Unaeze   HOMILY: The empty tomb is a reality created by the absence of the body of Jesus. All four canonical Gospels reported about it as a fundamental starting point, without which the experience of Christ’s apparitions would not have been possible. Without death, the tomb and burial, there can be no resurrection. History testifies that the man Jesus really lived in the time of Caesar Augustus; He was falsely accused of crimes he…

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HOMILY FOR EASTER SUNDAY YEAR B (4) HOMILY THEME: THE EMPTY TOMB

HOMILY FOR EASTER SUNDAY YEAR B HOMILY THEME: THE EMPTY TOMB BY : Fr. Gerald M. Musa   HOMILY: People from different cultures around the world have attempted to explain the mystery of death and life after death through myths and ancient stories. Some of these stories pointed to the reality of resurrection in imperfect ways. Some of the interesting stories about life after death include the story of the death and rebirth of the Greek Dionysius; the story of Persephone, daughter of Demeter, deity of harvest and growth, who…

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HOMILY FOR EASTER VIGIL YEAR B (3) HOMILY THEME: NIGHT OF VICTORY

HOMILY FOR EASTER VIGIL YEAR B HOMILY THEME: NIGHT OF VICTORY BY: Fr Emmanuel Muodebelu   HOMILY: The beginning of the Story: (Romans 6: 3-11; Mark 16:1-7). Most often we watch movies that are written and produced by other people. In these movies we watch, the key actors come out victoriously, after so many fights and struggles. In such situation, we become happy. But we call it tragedy when the key actor dies either in the process or towards the end. What is important in every story is how it ends…

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HOMILY FOR EASTER SUNDAY YEAR B (1) HOMILY THEME: “Mary Magdalene said, ‘They have taken the Lord out of the tomb, and we do not know where they have laid him.’” (John 20:2)

HOMILY FOR EASTER SUNDAY YEAR B HOMILY THEME: “Mary Magdalene said, ‘They have taken the Lord out of the tomb, and we do not know where they have laid him.’” (John 20:2) BY: Fr. Robert deLeon, CSC   HOMILY: John 20:1-9 “The owner of a company, needing to call one of his employees about an urgent problem with one of the computers, dialed the employee's home phone number and was greeted with a child's near whisper. ‘Hello.’ ‘Is your daddy home?’ asked the man. ‘Yes,’ whispered the small voice. ‘May I talk…

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