YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (11) HOMILY THEME: THE MAN OF GOD AND THE GOD OF MAMMON

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE MAN OF GOD AND THE GOD OF MAMMON BY: REV FR ANSELM CHIGOZIE AMADI   HOMILY: WIS 7:7-11, HEB. 4:12-13, MK 10:17-30 INTRODUCTION : There is a raging conflict in the minds of men between the eternal and immediate values, between the spiritual and the material. True wisdom resides in seeing beyond the apparent to the reality, going beyond shadows to the substance, and investing on the most durable : the eternal values. SOMETHING MORE THAN GOLD The author…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (10) HOMILY THEME: BEYOND WEALTH

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: BEYOND WEALTH BY: Very Rev. Fr. John Louis   HOMILY: READINGS: Wisdom 7:7-11 / Hebrews 4:12-13 / Mark 10:17-30 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time When God asked the young King Solomon what he wanted, the king requested for wisdom. And because this request pleased the Lord God, the king was blessed with not only wisdom, but wealth and honour as well (1 Kings 3:5-12). Subsequently, the king, excited about the blessings his request for wisdom had brought him, composed the…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (9)

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME:  THE BIRD AT HAND BY: Fr. Christian Eze   HOMILY: First reading – Wis. 7:7-11  Second reading – Heb. 4:12-13 Gospel – Mk 10:17-30 I remember the story of a man who never believed there is any God. One day, he fell off a cliff. As God would help him, his hands got hold of a branch which suspended him between heaven and earth. Up the heights, he began to feel terrible pains on his hands and so he…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (8) HOMILY THEME: WHEN WE TREASURE POSSESSIONS MORE THAN PERSONS.

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: WHEN WE TREASURE POSSESSIONS MORE THAN PERSONS. BY: Fr. Clem C. Aladi.   HOMILY: GOSPEL: MK 10:17-30 ” _Go, sell what you have, and give to the poor and you will have treasure in heaven; then come, follow me_ .” Mk 10:21 ” _The irony of the modern life is that things have taken over the place of persons”_ My dearest Children of God peace be with you who have gathered as disciples at the feet of their master to listen…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (7) HOMILY THEME: THE RICH AND THE KINGDOM OF GOD 

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE RICH AND THE KINGDOM OF GOD BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: 10:17-27) Twenty-Eight Sunday in Ordinary Time In today’s Gospel Jesus was approached by a rich man wanting to attain eternal life. It was a good opportunity for Jesus to teach the essence of eternal life. At its most radical condition, it means poverty and freedom from everything and slavery to God. Eternal life is the ultimate dream and destiny. Nothing compares to it. It is…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (6) HOMILY THEME: THE POVERTY OF THE RICH

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE POVERTY OF THE RICH BY: Rev. Fr. Boniface Nkem Anusiem Ph.D.   HOMILY: A wealthy woman in her late eighties lived by herself in a mansion next to a community with people living in abject poverty. Her closest friend was her cat, and she loved her so much and would even buy her gold necklaces. At some point, the woman became very ill, and before she passed, she bequeathed all her wealth to her cat to the amazement of…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (5) HOMILY THEME: BETWEEN GOD AND GOLD

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: BETWEEN GOD AND GOLD BY: Fr. Gerald M. Musa   HOMILY: Anthony De Mello in his book The Song of the Bird recounts a story of a husband and wife who were conversing. The husband said to the wife, ‘You know, dear, I’m going to work hard and some day we are going to be rich.’ The wife responded: We are already rich, dear, for we have each other. Some day, may be we’ll have money.’ The wife is…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (4) HOMILY THEME: HOW TO GAIN ETERNAL LIFE

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: HOW TO GAIN ETERNAL LIFE BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   HOMILY: Mk 10:17-30 A priest was giving a homily on heaven and hell. At one point, he asked the people: “Is there anybody here who wants to go to heaven? Please stand.” As expected, everybody in the church stood up. Then he asked again: “Who would like to go to hell? Will you please stand?” Nobody moved. But after a short while, the priest’s sacristan, seated in front, very…

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YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (3) TOPIC: KEY TO FREEDOM AND HAPPINESS

YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME TOPIC: KEY TO FREEDOM AND HAPPINESS BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   Gospel: Mk 10:17-30 Message # 137: “The Miracle of the Sun” (TO THE PRIESTS, Our Lady’s Beloved Sons, Marian Movement of Priests)   1. The Marian Message a. The Blessed Mother recalls the miracle of the sun that took place in Fatima. It is undeniable for it was witnessed by thousands of people. She reminds us about obedience to God’s laws: “Even the sun, like all the beings in creation,…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (2) HOMILY THEME: THE GIFTS WE SHOULD ASK OF GOD

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE GIFTS WE SHOULD ASK OF GOD BY: Abbot Philip Lawrence   HOMILY: My sisters and brothers in Christ, Prudence and wisdom are the gifts that we should ask of God, and not money, wealth, riches, fame, power and other worldly gifts. We must be willing to give up everything in this life for the sake of the Lord Jesus. The first reading today is from the Book of Wisdom and some see this as Solomon pleading with God.…

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