HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY OF JESUS, MARY AND JOSEPH (8)

HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY OF JESUS, MARY AND JOSEPH HOMILY THEME: THE HUMAN FAMILY BY: Fr. Christian Eze   HOMILY: First reading: Gen 15:1-6. 21:1-3 Second reading: Heb.8:11.11- 12.17-19 Gospel: Luke: 2:22-40 God can do all things, even the impossible. Yes, we know and believe this and that is why we call him The Almighty. He it was that created the world out of nothing, ex-nihilo, by his Words alone he did make all things. Something I would wish to reflect on is why God chose rather…

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HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY OF JESUS, MARY AND JOSEPH (7) HOMILY THEME: FAITH, THE SUSTAINING FACTOR

HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY OF JESUS, MARY AND JOSEPH HOMILY THEME: FAITH, THE SUSTAINING FACTOR BY: Fr. Joseph Nyarko Asare   HOMILY: Gn 15:1-6; 21:1-3 Ps 105 Heb 11:8, 11-12, 17-19 Lk 2:22-40 Abraham, Sarah, Isaac, Simeon and Anna are figures presented to us as we celebrate the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph. Joseph and Mary’s was a family that sacrificed the conjugal act in order allow the will of God to take the centre stage of their lives. Abraham waited for too long before receiving…

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HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY (6) HOMILY THEME: LIVING AFTER THE EXAMPLE OF THE HOLY FAMILY OF NAZARETH  

HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY HOMILY THEME: LIVING AFTER THE EXAMPLE OF THE HOLY FAMILY OF NAZARETH BY: Fr. Cosmas Ukadike CM   HOMILY: The family set up still consists only of: the father, mother and children. It has not yet changed. We saw that clearly in the first reading where God spoke to Abraham promising to make of him a great nation, which was fulfilled through his wife Sarah, as she bore him a child, Isaac (Gen 15, 1-6; 21, 1-3). The family institution is so…

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HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY OF JESUS, MARY AND JOSEPH (5) HOMILY THEME: BEATITUDES OF FAMILY LIFE

HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY OF JESUS, MARY AND JOSEPH HOMILY THEME: BEATITUDES OF FAMILY LIFE BY: Fr. John Louis   HOMILY: READINGS: Genesis 15:1-6; 17:3-5, 15-16; 21:1-7 Hebrews 11:8, 11-12, 17-19 Luke 2:22-40 The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph Today the Church celebrates the solemn feast of the Holy Family of the child Jesus, Mother Mary and Blessed Joseph. The Holy Family is a model for all families. From their life together, we can glean some beatitudes for family life. 1. Blessed is the family…

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HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY (4) HOMILY THEME: EMULATING THE HOLY FAMILY 

HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY OF JESUS, MARY AND JOSEPH HOMILY THEME: EMULATING THE HOLY FAMILY BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Lk. 2:22-40) In the day’s Gospel, we have the Holy Family visiting the temple and meeting Simeon who had been waiting for the Messiah. He recognized the Messiah in the infant Jesus being carried by Joseph and Mary to present Him in the Temple for consecration being the first born according to tradition. Joseph and Mary were good Jews. Jesus, who grew in wisdom and…

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HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY (3) HOMILY THEME: THE KEY TO A HAPPY FAMILY 

HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY. HOMILY THEME: THE KEY TO A HAPPY FAMILY BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   HOMILY: Lk 2:22-40 As member of the Matrimonial Tribunal in the Archdiocese of Manila for more than 18 years, I know how difficult it is to work in this special ministry. We were handling marriage nullity cases. This is never easy owing to the nature of the job. Everything here is almost always negative: failed marriages, hurting couples, painful family experiences, broken homes and confused and troubled children. And…

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HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY (2) HOMILY THEME: THE TRUE MEANING OF FAMILY 

HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY. HOMILY THEME: THE TRUE MEANING OF FAMILY BY: Fr. Abbot Philip Lawrence   HOMILY: My Sisters and Brothers in Christ Jesus, God calls us as family. We begin our life in family. We form families, either biological or in other ways. This basic relationship of the biological family with mother, father and children is given to us throughout our Scriptures and is the basic of civil society. Today this relationship of family is being challenged on all sides and the divine rate is…

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HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY OF JESUS, MARY AND JOSEPH (1) HOMILY THEME: “SIMEON WAS RIGHTEOUS AND DEVOUT, AND THE HOLY SPIRIT RESTED ON HIM. IT HAD BEEN REVEALED TO HIM THAT HE WOULD NOT SEE DEATH BEFORE HE HAD SEEN THE LORD'S MESSIAH. THERE WAS ALSO A PROPHETESS, ANNA. SHE WAS OF A GREAT AGE. SHE NEVER LEFT THE TEMPLE BUT WORSHIPPED THERE WITH FASTING AND PRAYER DAY AND NIGHT.” (Luke 2:25-25, 36-37)

HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY OF JESUS, MARY AND JOSEPH HOMILY THEME: “SIMEON WAS RIGHTEOUS AND DEVOUT, AND THE HOLY SPIRIT RESTED ON HIM. IT HAD BEEN REVEALED TO HIM THAT HE WOULD NOT SEE DEATH BEFORE HE HAD SEEN THE LORD’S MESSIAH. THERE WAS ALSO A PROPHETESS, ANNA. SHE WAS OF A GREAT AGE. SHE NEVER LEFT THE TEMPLE BUT WORSHIPPED THERE WITH FASTING AND PRAYER DAY AND NIGHT.” (Luke 2:25-25, 36-37) BY: Fr. Robert deLeon   HOMILY: It’s 16 years now that I’ve lived at St. Joseph…

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