HOMILY FOR THE 2ND SUNDAY OF LENT YEAR B (11) HOMILY THEME: "BE TRANSFORMED BY FAITH THROUGH AN INTERIOR RENEWAL AND TRANSFORMATION OF YOUR OLD SELF."

HOMILY FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY OF LENT YEAR B HOMILY THEME: “BE TRANSFORMED BY FAITH THROUGH AN INTERIOR RENEWAL AND TRANSFORMATION OF YOUR OLD SELF.” BY: Fr. Clement. C. Aladi.   HOMILY: I warmly welcome you to the second sunday of the Lenten experience with the Lord. hope you are making progress in the struggle?. We need to persevere to the end, don’t give up, be faithful, be persistent, be committed. The Lenten spiritual exercise, is geared towards an interior renewal and transformation of the entire person. This is achievable only through…

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HOMILY FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY OF LENT YEAR B (10) HOMILY THEME: THE GREAT COMMAND 

HOMILY FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY OF LENT YEAR B HOMILY THEME: THE GREAT COMMAND BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Mt. 9:2-10) Second Sunday of Lent, (Day 12 of Lent) In today’s Gospel, the Second Sunday of Lent, we hear the Gospel on the Transfiguration of Jesus. It is that opportune moment when Jesus reveals His divinity to the apostles Peter, James and John. It was so mysterious and grace-filled experience that Peter wanted to remain up there on the mountain. But they were there for another purpose. The Father commanded…

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HOMILY FOR THE 2ND SUNDAY OF LENT YEAR B (9) HOMILY THEME: JESUS CHRIST; THE SACRIFICE OF ABRAHAM 

HOMILY FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY OF LENT YEAR B HOMILY THEME: JESUS CHRIST; THE SACRIFICE OF ABRAHAM BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu   HOMILY: “And a cloud overshadowed them, and a voice came out of the cloud, “This is my beloved Son; listen to him.” Mark 9:7. Dearly beloved in Christ, we give thanks and praise to God for giving us yet another Sunday of Lent. The season of lent so far has offered us some of the best selections of readings from the Bible geared our overall growth in Spirit.…

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HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 2ND SUNDAY OF LENT YEAR B (8) HOMILY THEME: TO WHOM ALL IS GIVEN...

HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY OF LENT YEAR B HOMILY THEME: TO WHOM ALL IS GIVEN… BY: Fr. Christian Eze   HOMILY: First reading – Gen. 22:1-2.9-13.15-18 Second reading – Rom. 8:31-24  Gospel – Mk. 9:2-10 Maximilian Kolbe was a Polish Franciscan Friar who volunteered to die in place of Franciszek Gajowniczek who cried out “my wife, my children” when he was counted among those to die by starvation in the Nazi German concentration camp of Auschwitz, located in German occupied Poland during the World War II. Records have it that…

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HOMILY FOR THE 2ND SUNDAY OF LENT YEAR B (7) HOMILY THEME: LET'S GO TO THE MOUNTAIN

HOMILY FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY OF LENT YEAR B HOMILY THEME: LET’S GO TO THE MOUNTAIN BY: Fr. Johnbosco Obika   HOMILY: 1st: Gen. 22:1-2, 9A, 10-13, 15-18 2nd:Reading 2 Rom. 8:31B-34   Gospel: Mk. 9:2-10 In this second Sunday of Lent God is inviting us to the mountain. Biblically, mountains are places of , preparation, meditation, change, encounter with God and consequently spiritual advancement. In Ex. 31:18, after the tablets of the law were given to Moses by God on Mount Sinai. In 1Kg. 19:9-18, on Mount Horeb Elijah encountered God.…

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HOMILY FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY OF LENT YEAR B (6) HOMILY THEME: GIVING AS AN ACT OF SACRIFICE

HOMILY FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY OF LENT YEAR B HOMILY THEME: GIVING AS AN ACT OF SACRIFICE BY: Fr. Cosmas Ukadike CM   HOMILY: Giving is associated with sacrificing one’s self, rights, will, belonging, pleasure, talent, money etc. In the first reading of today, Abraham was made to give his ONLY son whom he loved for sacrifice as demanded of him by God (Gen 22, 2&9). This was a call to let go of his cherished belonging; his Only son, the beloved, as the scriptures put it with emphasis. Yes Abraham…

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HOMILY FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY OF LENT YEAR B (5) HOMILY THEME: ARE YOU CRAZY?

HOMILY FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY OF LENT YEAR B HOMILY THEME: ARE YOU CRAZY? BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   HOMILY: Mk 9:2-10 A small kingdom was ruled by a great king. All his subjects were happy and contented. In that kingdom there was only one source of drinking water: the open well in front of the palace. Everybody drinks from that well. One night, while everybody was asleep, an evil witch came and cast a spell on the well so that anyone who drinks water from it will become crazy.…

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HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 2ND SUNDAY OF LENT YEAR B (4) TOPIC: RENEWAL AND CONVERSION

HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY OF LENT YEAR B TOPIC: RENEWAL AND CONVERSION BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   HOMILY: Gospel: Mk 9:2-10 Message # 329: “Climb the Mountain” 1. The Marian Message a) The Blessed Mother invites us all to “Climb the Mountain,” obviously referring to Mount Tabor where Jesus had his Transfiguration. But she is not talking about a physical mountain, but “the mountain of my peace”, the “mountain of salvation and of prayer, of purity and of holiness, of docility and of meekness, of humility, of littleness and…

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HOMILY FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY OF LENT YEAR B (3) HOMILY THEME: GIVE ALL AND RECEIVE WHATEVER IS GIVEN BACK

HOMILY FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY OF LENT YEAR B HOMILY THEME: GIVE ALL AND RECEIVE WHATEVER IS GIVEN BACK BY: Fr. Abbot Philip Lawrence   HOMILY: My sisters and brothers in Christ, Let us give all to the Lord and receive from the Lord whatever He sends us. That is the invitation of the readings today. Give all and receive whatever is given back. Although we want to give all the Lord, we often find that what the Lord wants of us seems more than we can give. Most of us…

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HOMILY FOR THE 2ND SUNDAY OF LENT YEAR B (2) HOMILY THEME: “JESUS TOOK WITH HIM PETER AND JAMES AND JOHN, AND LED THEM UP A HIGH MOUNTAIN APART, BY THEMSELVES. AND HE WAS TRANSFIGURED BEFORE THEM, AND HIS CLOTHES BECAME DAZZLING WHITE, SUCH AS NO ONE ON EARTH COULD BLEACH THEM.” (Mark 9:2-3)

HOMILY FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY OF LENT YEAR B HOMILY THEME: “JESUS TOOK WITH HIM PETER AND JAMES AND JOHN, AND LED THEM UP A HIGH MOUNTAIN APART, BY THEMSELVES. AND HE WAS TRANSFIGURED BEFORE THEM, AND HIS CLOTHES BECAME DAZZLING WHITE, SUCH AS NO ONE ON EARTH COULD BLEACH THEM.” (Mark 9:2-3) BY: Fr. Robert deLeon, CSC   HOMILY: Mark 9:2-10 On a recent morning traversing the hospital’s main lobby, I battled against the current as swarms of hospital staff members were just leaving, the ebb and flow a daily occurrence at this…

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