YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 18TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (12) HOMILY THEME: THE BREAD OF LIFE

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 18TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE BREAD OF LIFE BY:  Fr Emmanuel Uchechukwu Muodebelu   HOMILY: Exodus 16:2-4, 12-15; Ephesians 4:17, 20-24; John 6:24-35 There is this saying that “a hungry man is an angry man.” When someone is severely hungry, it will be difficult for him to be happy or think well. No wonder the Israelites revolted against Moses and Aaron; and despised God who delivered them from slavery. They forgot all that God had done for them and preferred to be slaves…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 18TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (11) HOMILY THEME: GOD'S PRESENCE AMONGST US

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 18TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: GOD’S PRESENCE AMONGST US BY: Fr. Cyril Unachukwu CCE   HOMILY: God is always present in our midst even when by every standard we do not deserve to have Him around us. He remains with us; working great wonders amongst us and making us perceive the scent of His goodness and benevolence and to feel the extent of His embrace inviting us daily to come. May we never lose sight of God’s presence amongst us on account of the…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 18TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (9) HOMILY THEME: DO NOT WORK FOR THE FOOD THAT PERISHES.

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 18TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: DO NOT WORK FOR THE FOOD THAT PERISHES. BY: Fr. Cosmas Ukadike CM   HOMILY: (John 6,27) As human beings we do not live to eat, but rather we eat to live. Food here is meant to nourish our bodies and give us the physical energy to carry out our daily task. This is to say that we are not made just to eat food; for the life we have and live, goes beyond eating and drinking. Our lives…

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YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 18TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (8) HOMILY THEME: UNTIL THE REAL PROBLEM IS DISCOVERED

YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 18TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: UNTIL THE REAL PROBLEM IS DISCOVERED BY: Fr. Christian Eze   HOMILY: First reading – Ex 16:2-4, 12-15 Second Reading – Eph. 4:17.20-24 Gospel – Jn 6:24-35 It is an adage in my local dialect that someone who never knew from where the rain started beating him would not be able to decipher the point at which it stopped. In other words, the root of finding a solution to any problem lies in discovering what the problem really is.…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 18TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (7) HOMILY THEME: JESUS ALONE SATISFIES

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 18TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: JESUS ALONE SATISFIES BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   HOMILY: Jn 6:24-35 A poor man had a rich but evil neighbor. Although poor, he was deeply religious. He would pray aloud many times during the day. This greatly irritated the rich man. One day, the poor man prayed so loudly: “Lord, I have no more bread. I will die of hunger. Please help me!” Hearing this, the rich man decided to make fun of his neighbor. He brought a…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 18TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (6) HOMILY THEME: MAN SHALL NOT LIVE ON BREAD ALONE

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 18TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: MAN SHALL NOT LIVE ON BREAD ALONE BY: Fr. John Louis   HOMILY: READINGS: Exodus 16:2-4, 12-15, 31 / Ephesians 4:17, 20-24/ John 6:24-35 God, according to the first reading, provided manna for the hungry Israelites as they journeyed to the Promised Land (Exodus 16:13-15). Despite this and other provisions which God made for His people, they sometimes disobeyed Him. Hence, as the Israelites neared the Promised Land and knowing their tendency to disobey God, Moses reminded them that…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 18TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (5) HOMILY THEME: INVITATION TO THE BREAD OF LIFE

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 18TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: INVITATION TO THE BREAD OF LIFE BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Jn. 6:24-35) Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time In today’s Gospel, the Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Jesus teaches the importance of seeking the bread which satisfies the hunger not only of the body but also of the soul. We should not be contented with the manna which the Israelites ate in the desert but with the bread Jesus offered. Jesus is the bread who the Father…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 18TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (3) HOMILY THEME: ANOTHER KIND OF FOOD

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 18TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: ANOTHER KIND OF FOOD BY: Fr. Gerald Musa   HOMILY: We are always hungry and working hard to satisfy our hunger. We work day and night, spending time and expending energy as we struggle to place food on the table, to eat well. Several organizations and programmes today focus on providing food for the hungry. We have small, medium and large charitable organizations that are distributing food aid to the needy and to fight hunger. The World Food Programme…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 18TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (2) HOMILY THEME: “Jesus said to his disciples, ‘I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.’” (John 6:35)

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 18TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: “Jesus said to his disciples, ‘I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty.’” (John 6:35) BY: Fr. Robert deLeon, CSC   HOMILY: In the gospel passage we hear today, Jesus advises his disciples to look beyond what nourishes for only a time to what lasts forever. “Do not work for food that perishes,” Jesus advises his disciples, “but for the food that endures for eternal…

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