YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (16) HOMILY THEME: IDENTITY OF PROPHETS 

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: IDENTITY OF PROPHETS BY: Fr Cyril Unachukwu CCE   HOMILY: FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B A prophet is a man or woman sent by God. The words he or she pronounces are not his or her words but words of God, words from on high, words of life! Hidden in their words are blessings and favours which come to those who take the words of the prophet to heart. To reject the prophet and the words he…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (15) HOMILY THEME: THE DANGER OF MATERIALISM 

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE DANGER OF MATERIALISM BY: Fr Emmanuel Uchechukwu Muodebelu C.S.Sp   HOMILY: (Amos 7:12-15; Ephesians 1:3-14; Mark 6:7-13). Most times, there exists a fierce rivalry, jealousy, envy, unhealthy competitions among the professional colleagues; men of God alike. I have seriously pondered on what could possibly be the cause. I came to the conclusion that jealousy envy and fierce rivalry stem from the love of money and interest on material gains. Most often, we do not feel secured when we…

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YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 15TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (14) HOMILY THEME: GOD WILL PROVIDE

YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 15TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: GOD WILL PROVIDE BY: Fr. Christian Eze   HOMILY: 1st reading – Amos 7:12-15               2nd reading – Eph 1:3-14             Gospel – Mk 6:7-13 I may not know exactly, but let’s call it survival instinct. I mean that which makes one naturally seek to save oneself from whatever would threaten to cause one discomfort of whatever sort. Hunger causes discomfort, so does exposure to danger whether threatened by nature…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 15TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (13) HOMILY THEME: PRIESTHOOD BUSINESS :FROM VOCATION TO OCCUPATION! 

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 15TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: PRIESTHOOD BUSINESS :FROM VOCATION TO OCCUPATION! BY: Fr. Ben Agbo   HOMILY: Amos 7:12-15, Eph 1:3-14, Mk 6:7-13. A. PREAMBLE One of the greatest tragedies bedevilling modern day Christianity is the commodification of the gospel business. The mass media is full of adverts everyday of prospective crusades and religious programmes that most times do not transmit into the society any quantum measure of the spirit of holiness ; the social media is awash with stories of Church scandals everyday…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 15TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (11)

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: APOSTOLIC DETACHMENT AND ATTACHMENT BY: Fr. Benjamin Ogechi Agbara   HOMILY: FIFTEENTH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR The word “Apostle” is synonymous with “messenger”. While a Disciple is a student or a follower, an Apostle is an ambassador. Christians are therefore, at the same time, permanent apostles and permanent disciples of Jesus. They continue to learn from him, and also to represent him. Before sending out his disciples on their apostolic work, Jesus gave them specific instructions. He charged them to…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (10) HOMILY THEME:  When the godly encounters the ungodly: Having the Prophetic courage of Amos in our evangelizing mission as Christians.

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME:  When the godly encounters the ungodly: Having the Prophetic courage of Amos in our evangelizing mission as Christians. BY: Fr. Clem C. Aladi.   HOMILY: GOSPEL: Mark 6:7-13 Good morning my dearest Children of God. Peace and blessings upon you all who have come in the God’s presence to be filled with His saving words. Last Sunday the readings challenged us to face rejection, oppositions, criticism etc. with courage and optimism in our prophetic mission as God’s children. The…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 15TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (9) HOMILY THEME: THE GOSPEL IS NOT FOR SALE

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE GOSPEL IS NOT FOR SALE BY: Fr. John Louis   HOMILY: READINGS: Amos 7:12-15/ Ephesians 1:3-14/ Mark 6:7-13 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time The prophet Amos declared that prophecy was his vocation but not his profession. By profession, he was a shepherd and a farmer, but then God called him to prophesy to Israel (Amos 7:12-15). Thus, Amos did not become a prophet in order to amass wealth. Similarly, the Apostles whom the Lord Jesus sent to preach…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (8) HOMILY THEME: GOD CHOSE US IN CHRIST BEFORE THE WORLD WAS MADE

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: GOD CHOSE US IN CHRIST BEFORE THE WORLD WAS MADE BY: Fr. Cosmas Ukadike C. M   HOMILY: God’s word today presents us with a call by God to serve him for the rest of our lives. This call is special in that we were chosen even before we were born, not as against our wish, but as a pledge of God’s love to keep us for himself so as to be holy and spotless as his adopted children…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 15TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (7) HOMILY THEME: CALLED AND SENT TO ALL PLACES

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 15TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: CALLED AND SENT TO ALL PLACES BY: Rev Fr Joseph Nyarko Asare   HOMILY: (Amos 7:12-15/Ps 85:9-14/Eph 1:3-14/Mk 6:7-13) Schooling, staying and working outside our homes are normal in all places and for all people. After my basic education, for the past 17 years, the cumulative time spent in my hometown may not be more than 60 months (5 years) if it is not less. Thus, I have been away from home in some 12 years out of the 17…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 15TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (6) HOMILY THEME: WANTED: PROPHETS FOR JESUS 

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 15TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: WANTED: PROPHETS FOR JESUS BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Mk. 6:7-13) Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time In today’s Gospel Jesus sent His twelve apostles on a mission not because He was getting tired or lazy. He was also preparing them for their future mission and His leaving them when He sends the Holy Spirit after His Ascension. Jesus called the twelve as soon as He started His ministry. He formed them and made them witnesses to His…

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