YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 26TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (15) HOMILY THEME: “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, says the Lord” (Is 55:8). 

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 26TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, says the Lord” (Is 55:8). BY: Fr. Cyril Unachukwu CCE   HOMILY: The truth of God’s omnipotence and the fact that God is bigger than every human assumption and measure and proposal must always be present in our minds. That is the only way to truly understand God and accept His will. May we never be blinded by the elusive perfection of our limitedness that we…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 26TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (14) HOMILY THEME: THE SPIRIT MOVES AS HE WISHES

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 26TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE SPIRIT MOVES AS HE WISHES BY: Very Rev. Fr. John Louis   HOMILY: READINGS: Numbers 11:25-29 / James 5:1-6/ Mark 9:38-43, 45, 47-48 Joshua thought that the spirit upon Moses would be bestowed on only the seventy elders at the tent of meeting (Num. 11:25-29). Similarly, in the gospel reading, the Apostle John thought that only the apostles and other close companions of Jesus Christ had the gift of the Spirit to cast out demons. However, both Joshua and…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 26TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (13) HOMILY THEME: TEMPTATIONS TO SIN….”No one who works a miracle in my name can soon after speak evil of me”

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 26TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: TEMPTATIONS TO SIN….”No one who works a miracle in my name can soon after speak evil of me” BY: Fr. Valentí ALONSO i Roig   HOMILY: Mark 9:38-43, 45, 47-48 Today, following the example of the most modern TV producer, we are given to see Jesus conjuring images of unstoppable fire and worms into a place we have to avoid by all means: into hell, «where the worms that eat them never die, and the fire never goes out» (Mk…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 26TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (12) HOMILY THEME: POSSESSING THE MANDATE TO ACT IN JESUS' NAME

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 26TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: POSSESSING THE MANDATE TO ACT IN JESUS’ NAME BY: Fr. Cosmas Ukadike, C.M.   HOMILY: Does every Christian possess the mandate to act in the name of Jesus? God’s word today presents us with the report which Jesus' disciples brought before him as lead by John. It was centered on who had the mandate to act in the name of Jesus (Mk 9, 38-40). We read in John 1, 12, where Jesus said that all who received him, who believed…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 26TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (11) HOMILY THEME: "Be not consumed by the fire of jealousy because it leaves you never satisfied even if the whole world is given to you"

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 26TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: “Be not consumed by the fire of jealousy because it leaves you never satisfied even if the whole world is given to you” BY: Fr. Clem Mezie Aladi.   HOMILY: GOSPEL: MK 9:38-43, 45, 47-48 My dearest Children of God, I welcome you into the Lord’s presence today, may you find joy and satisfaction in what you have and be happy for what others have received. Be tolerant of others and show a good example to the young. The readings…

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YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 26TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (10) THEME: SELF CONTROL

YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 26TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME THEME: SELF CONTROL BY: Fr Cajetan Anyanwu   HOMILY: “.. And if your hand should cause you to sin, cut it off, it is better for you to enter into life crippled, than to have two hands and go to hell…” (Mt 9:43) Obviously, most people in the world today are callous, greedy and selfish. Some lack self-control when it comes to eating and drinking and yielding to bodily passion. Our selfishness often leads us into blocking others from having what…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 26TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (9) HOMILY THEME: LIVING ABOVE JEALOUSY AND ENVY

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 26TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: LIVING ABOVE JEALOUSY AND ENVY BY: Fr. Johnbosco Obika   HOMILY: Num. 11:25-29 James 5:1-2 MK 9:38-43, 45, 47-48 Jealousy in one hand is a psychological fear of losing what one has to another. For example, Jane is talented in music. She sings well. But she develops jealousy seeing Kate being applauded by the audience after a wonderful rendition. She becomes gauche and insecure; her popularity is threatened. Envy, on the other hand, is an inordinate desire to acquire…

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YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 26TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (8) THEME: NO SITTING ON THE FENCE

YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 26TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME THEME: NO SITTING ON THE FENCE BY: Fr. Christian Eze   First reading – Num. 11:25-29 Second reading – Jam. 5:1-6 Gospel – Mk. 9:38-42.45.47-48 I wanted to get angry at John the disciple of Jesus who came to seek permission to stop those working in Christ’s name. Why should he be so possessive of the name of Jesus? Is it meant for him alone? But on a second thought, I reasoned that he was only being courteous. Human being cannot…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 26TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (7) HOMILY THEME: WHOEVER IS NOT AGAINST US IS FOR US.

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 26TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: WHOEVER IS NOT AGAINST US IS FOR US. BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Mk. 9:38-43, 45, 47-48) Twenty Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time In today’s Gospel Jesus was asked by John about someone who was driving out demons in His name. They reported to Jesus their intention of preventing him. But Jesus stopped them and told them, “Do not prevent him. There is no one who performs a mighty deed in my name who can at the same…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 26TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (6) HOMILY THEME: There is reward and punishment for whatever attitude we put up.

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 26TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: There is reward and punishment for whatever attitude we put up. BY: Rev. Fr. Callistus Emenyonu, cmf   HOMILY: READINGS: Num. 11: 25-29, Ps. 19, James 5: 1-6, Mark 9: 38-43, 45. 47-48 In this world it is obvious that whoever sends someone on errand would demand a reply or account from him and every instructor/teacher who is to promote his student to a better grade or level must give tests and expect the best answer or result in…

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