YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 33RD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (7)

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 33RD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE COMING OF THE SON OF MAN…..”Know that the time is near” BY: Fr. Pedro IGLESIAS Martínez   HOMILY: Today, we recall how, at the beginning of the liturgical year, the Church prepared us for the first arrival of Christ that brings the salvation to us. Two weeks before the end of the year, the Church prepares us for the second coming, when the last and definitive word about each one of us will be said. Before today’s Gospel…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 32ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (12) HOMILY THEME: THOUGH VERY POOR, YET HIGHEST DONORS

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 32ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THOUGH VERY POOR, YET HIGHEST DONORS BY: Fr. Charles Unaeze READING: 1Kg 17:10-16; Ps 145; Heb. 9:24-28; Mk 12:38-44 Two poor widows made name and history according to today’s liturgy. One of the greatest tragedy to our social relationship is the thinking that the act giving or helping others is an exclusive reserve of a particular class – the rich and the wealthy class; the thinking that, it is only for them, I am not involved because I am poor.…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 32ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (10) HOMILY THEME: THE LORD SHALL MULTIPLY YOUR GIFTS FOLLOWING THE TEACHINGS OF CHRIST, ST PAUL TAUGHT US THAT, IT IS MORE BLESSED TO GIVE THAN TO RECEIVE (Acts 20, 35b).

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 32ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE LORD SHALL MULTIPLY YOUR GIFTS FOLLOWING THE TEACHINGS OF CHRIST, ST PAUL TAUGHT US THAT, IT IS MORE BLESSED TO GIVE THAN TO RECEIVE (Acts 20, 35b). BY: Fr. Cosmas Ukadike, C.M.   HOMILY: This is true of the blessed Father who did not spare his only son, but gave him up for us as a ransom. This shows that God can never be out done in generousity. For It was out of his generous heart that He gave…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 32ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (9) HOMILY THEME: FROM MITE TO MIGHT: ECHOES FROM THE TWO WIDOWS

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 32ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: FROM MITE TO MIGHT: ECHOES FROM THE TWO WIDOWS BY: Fr. Johnbosco Obika   HOMILY: 1 Kings 17:10-16; Hebrews 9:24-28; Mark 12:38-44 Whenever the bible mentions names of people, it is for us to learn from their good example or to avoid their bad example . But in today's 1st and gospel readings, we have two major characters whose names are not mentioned but are only identified as widows. I believe the omission of their names is providential, so…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 32ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (8) HOMILY THEME: GOD CAN GIVE US MORE THAN WE ASK FOR

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 32ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: GOD CAN GIVE US MORE THAN WE ASK FOR BY: Very Rev. Fr. John Louis   HOMILY: READINGS: 1 Kings 17:10-16/ Hebrews 9: 24-28/ Mark 12:38-44 The Holy Scripture praises God for being ‘able to do far more abundantly beyond all that we ask or think’ (Eph. 3:20). Indeed, God can do far more than we expect or can imagine! The stories of the two poor widows in today’s first and gospel readings underscore the fact that God is ‘able…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 32ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (7) HOMILY THEME: RADICAL GENEROSITY

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 32ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: RADICAL GENEROSITY BY: Fr. Gerald M. Musa HOMILY: During a fund raising event for the completion of a new Church building, the Pastor stood up and said to the members of the congregation: “I have good news and bad news for you. The good news is that we have enough money to pay for the completion of our new Church, but the bad news is that the money is still in your pockets and bank accounts” The building can…

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YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 32ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (6) THEME: WHAT DO YOU SEE?

YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 32ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME THEME: WHAT DO YOU SEE? BY: Fr. Christian Eze   HOMILY: First reading – I Kgs 17:10-16 Second reading – Heb. 9:24-28 Gospel – Mk. 12:38-44 Honestly, during launching or special donations, our interests are at the peak usually at the beginning when “serious people” are coming out to mention their hundreds of thousands and tens of thousands. It would not be difficult at this time to notice the enthusiasm in the clapping of hands. But as soon as it drops…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 32ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (5) HOMILY THEME: OFFERING TIME; BLESSING TIME!

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 32ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: OFFERING TIME; BLESSING TIME! BY: Fr. Benedict Agbo   HOMILY: *1Kg 17:10-16, Heb 9 : 24 – 28, Mk 12:38-44. A. PREAMBLE Offering time is actually blessing time from time immemorial. The 3 pillars of every religion are : Prayer, Fasting and Offering, Is 58. But it is not good to use this reality to exploit people. It is also not good for people to think they can use this fact to deceive God or woo his blessings by force…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 32ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (4) HOMILY THEME: COURAGE IN GIVING

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 32ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: COURAGE IN GIVING BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   HOMILY: Mk. 12:41-44 When as a child, I would ask my mother for some money to buy candies, and at times she would refuse, I would naturally insist: “Mom, it’s only five centavos I am asking from you, not one peso.” But she would invariably reply with a question: “But if I subtract five centavos from one peso, would it still be one peso? If I subtract five centavos from one…

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YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 32ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (2) HOMILY THEME: TRUST AND GENEROSITY

YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 32ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME TOPIC: TRUST AND GENEROSITY BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   Gospel: Mk 12:38-44 Message # 260: “The Path of Penance” (TO THE PRIESTS, Our Lady’s Beloved Sons, Marian Movement of Priests)   1. The Marian Message a. The Blessed Mother invites us all to take the path of penance. Together with prayer, it is our weapon in this final battle (letter b). The path of penance has three stages: the first stage is that of renunciation and self-denial; the second stage is that…

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