YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (12) HOMILY THEME: FOOD FOR THE JOURNEY

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: FOOD FOR THE JOURNEY BY: Fr Cyril Unachukwu CCE   HOMILY: The human life is a journey which has its ultimate origin and orientation in God. This journey, like every other type of journey, is never devoid of challenges and difficulties. In the Holy Eucharist, God gives us Himself in the form of bread and wine, as the only remedy to human weakness and weariness and the sure guide to our true homeland. May our sincere participation in the…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (11) HOMILY THEME: GOD IS OUR BREAD OF LIFE IN THIS FRUSTRATING EARTHLY JOURNEY.

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: GOD IS OUR BREAD OF LIFE IN THIS FRUSTRATING EARTHLY JOURNEY. BY: Rev. Fr Callistus Emenyonu, cmf.   HOMILY: READINGS: 1 Kings 19: 4-8, Ps 34, Eph. 4: 30-5:2, John 6:41-51 Life experience in this world can be very frustrating and offering us what we never expected or liked. It is worse when you have done all that is in your hand and left no fault from your own end and all you see is a surprising evil package. It becomes…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (10) HOMILY THEME: THE BREAD THAT I WILL GIVE IS MY FLESH

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE BREAD THAT I WILL GIVE IS MY FLESH BY: Fr. John Louis   HOMILY: READINGS: 1 Kings 19:4-8 / Ephesians 4:30-5:2/ John 6:41-51 Today’s gospel reading is a continuation of St. John the Evangelist’s narration of Jesus’ encounter with the crowd after the multiplication of loaves of bread and fish to feed them. After Jesus had stated that he is the bread of life (cf. last Sunday’s homily), he went on to say that ‘the bread that I…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (9) HOMILY THEME: JESUS THE REFRESHING BREAD OF LIFE

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: JESUS THE REFRESHING BREAD OF LIFE BY: Fr. Cosmas Ukadike   HOMILY: In today’s first reading we see the prophet Elijah refreshing himself with the manner which the angel brought for him to eat after a long day’s journey (1kings 19, 4). And this same bread was to sustain him for a 40 days and 40 nights additional journey to Horeb, the mountain of God, where he went to seek rest and renewal (1 Kgs19, 8). This bread which…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (8) HOMILY THEME: HELP FROM ABOVE

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: HELP FROM ABOVE BY: Fr. Christian Eze   HOMILY: First reading -1Kgs 19:4-8 Second reading – Eph. 4:30-5:2 Gospel – Jn 6:41-51 Our lives are lived in two directions –the vertical and the horizontal directions. While the horizontal pertains to the things we can see around us, the vertical pertains to the Divine, the unseen God. The horizontal involves the world, but the vertical involves heavens. The vertical is the source point of all that is good, while the…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (7) HOMILY THEME: EATING TO LIVE FOREVER OR EATING TO DIE TOMORROW: A SPIRITUAL QUEST AND A CHOICE.

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: EATING TO LIVE FOREVER OR EATING TO DIE TOMORROW: A SPIRITUAL QUEST AND A CHOICE. BY: Fr. Clem C. Aladi   HOMILY: ….” whoever eats this bread will live forever; and the bread that I will give is my flesh for the life of the world.” May the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, the love of God and the communion of the Holy spirit be with you all. Good morning my dearest Children of God. We are gathered…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (6) HOMILY THEME: HEAVENLY BREAD

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: HEAVENLY BREAD BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   HOMILY: John 6:41-51 Two elderly gentlemen from a retirement center were sitting on a bench when one turns to the other and says: “Jim, I’m 83 years old now, and I’m just full of aches and pains. I know you are about my age. How do you feel?” Jim says, “I feel just like a newborn baby.” “Really? Like a newborn baby?” asked his surprised friend. “Yeah! No hair, no teeth,…

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YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (5) TOPIC: RECEIVING THE BREAD OF LIFE MEANINGFULLY

YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME TOPIC: RECEIVING THE BREAD OF LIFE MEANINGFULLY BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   Gospel: Jn 6:24-35 Message # 408: “Bear Within Yourselves the Witness of Jesus” 1.The Marian Message a. This message of the Blessed Mother intends to encourage her priests and faithful to remain steadfast in their witnessing of Jesus. These are the times of purification, apostasy and tribulations. She calls on her children never to waver, but to have trust and confidence in her maternal presence and protection: “Remain serene.…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (4) HOMILY THEME: BREAD FROM HEAVEN

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: BREAD FROM HEAVEN BY: Fr. Gerald Musa   HOMILY: I wish to remind you of that famous story of a churchgoer who wrote to an editor of a newspaper saying, he has been going to church in the last 30 years and heard thousands of sermons and cannot even remember all of them. He thought there was no need to continue to go to Church and no need to listen to any more sermons. Later on, someone replied him…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (3) HOMILY THEME: THE BREAD THAT SATISFIES THE BODY AND SOUL

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE BREAD THAT SATISFIES THE BODY AND SOUL BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Jn. 6:41-51) Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time In today’s Gospel, the Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Jesus comes to the point of the previous events namely; the multiplication of the loaves and His proclamation of Himself as the bread of life. Jesus is the living bread. He satisfies our bodies and our souls. The Father sent Him in order to save us from the hunger…

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