YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 14TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (12) HOMILY THEME: JOURNEY OF THE MISSIONARIES 

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: JOURNEY OF THE MISSIONARIES BY: Fr Cyril Unachukwu CCE   HOMILY: By virtue of our baptism, we share in the prophetic mission of Christ, the mission that positions us to be mouthpieces of God and to pronounce God’s will and demand in every circumstance of life. Like every other state of life, this vocation is never without challenges. It is only the grace and power of God working in, with and through us that leads us through. May this…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 14TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (11) HOMILY THEME: REJECTION AND OVER- FAMILIARITY: THE OTHER SIDE OF FAITH.

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: REJECTION AND OVER- FAMILIARITY: THE OTHER SIDE OF FAITH. BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu   HOMILY: “Therefore I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities for the sake of Christ; for whenever I am weak, then I am strong.” 2 Corinthians 12:10. Last Sunday, we saw the faith of Jarius who went to call Jesus to save his dying daughter as well as the faith of the woman who had suffered from the issue of blood for twelve years.…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (10)

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: LACK OF FAITH IS A LIMITATION TO GOD’S BLESSINGS BY: Fr. Cosmas Ukadike CM   HOMILY: In the letter to the Hebrews, we read that faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen (11, 1). And the letter went on to give examples of individual faith experiences from Abel, through Enoch to Abraham and Moses, and further proceeded to the collective faith of the Israelites (11, 4-40). Thus emphasizing that faith is essential…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 14TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (9) HOMILY THEME: THE GRACE OF GOD ABIDES MORE AND SHOWS ITS POWER IN US IN OUR WEAKNESS.

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE GRACE OF GOD ABIDES MORE AND SHOWS ITS POWER IN US IN OUR WEAKNESS. BY: Rev. Fr. Callistus Emenyonu, cmf   HOMILY: Human beings are known to be frail and full of weaknesses and even as they struggle, they are not still immune to weakness and shortcomings. The weakness is both spiritual and physical (bodily) Since God so much loves humanity and made him little less than the gods and higher above the angels, he supports humans with…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (8) HOMILY THEME: REJECTION OF GOD

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: REJECTION OF GOD BY: Fr. John Louis   HOMILY: READINGS: Ezekiel 2:3-5/ 2Corinthians 12:7-10/ Mark 6:1-6 “I am the Lord your God…. you shall have no other god besides me” (Exodus 20:1-3). So important is this Law that it is given the first place – the pride of place – among the Ten Commandments God delivered to His people through His servant, Moses. Unfortunately, on the very day Moses was to deliver the tablet of the Ten Commandments to…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 14TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (7) HOMILY THEME: A PROPHET IS NOT WITHOUT HONOR EXCEPT IN HIS HOMETOWN

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: A PROPHET IS NOT WITHOUT HONOR EXCEPT IN HIS HOMETOWN BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Mk. 6:1-6) Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time In today’s Gospel, Jesus’ person, His own people’s knowledge of Him, stops them from fully acknowledging what He had done and said. They cited His relations, His parents, brothers and sisters, and their source of livelihood. These things blinded them and caused their doubt and lack of faith in Jesus. To a nation which has…

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HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 14TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (6) HOMILY THEME: MADE IN NIGERIA

HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: MADE IN NIGERIA BY: Fr. Christian Eze   HOMILY: 1st reading – Ezk 2:2-5                        2nd reading – 2 Cor 12:7-10         Gospel – Mk 6:1-6 Growing up, I nursed the mentality, just as many did, that only commodities that are foreign are good and durable. Whenever I picked up any item, my interest was in seeing where it was written: made in Japan, made in Italy, made…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (5) HOMILY THEME: VOCATION OF PROPHETS

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: VOCATION OF PROPHETS BY: Fr. Gerald M. Musa   HOMILY: A priest congratulated an altar server and said to him, ‘it is possible that the Lord is calling you to be a priest? Go and think and pray about it.’ The boy answered, ‘My mum had already told me I would likely be a priest because I pray a lot and always ask for money.’ The mum of the altar server really has a good sense of humour and…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE MEMORIAL OF SAINT MARIA GORETTI (2) HOMILY THEME: ST. MARIA GORETTI: EPITOME OF MERCY.

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE MEMORIAL OF SAINT MARIA GORETTI HOMILY THEME: ST. MARIA GORETTI: EPITOME OF MERCY. BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu   HOMILY: “Go and learn what this means, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’ For I have come to call not the righteous but sinners.” Matthew 9:13. The life of Saint Maria Goretti who we celebrate today practically explains our Gospel passage. According to Wikipedia, Maria Teresa Goretti was born on October 16, 1890 in Corinaldo, in the Kingdom of Italy, to Luigi Goretti and Assunta née Carlini, the third of…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (4) HOMILY THEME: FAMILIARITY BREEDS CONTEMPT

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: FAMILIARITY BREEDS CONTEMPT BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   HOMILY: Mark 6:1-6 A seventy-year-old widow had a serious heart attack. During her ordeal, she encountered the Lord who said to her: “You are not yet going to die.” She asked, “Lord, how many years more will I live?” The Lord answered, “Thirty years more.” Delighted by the news, she recovered rapidly. Thinking of the thirty years ahead of her, she decided to undergo a series of cosmetic surgeries –…

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