YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 20TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (12) HOMILY THEME: THE EUCHARIST IS OUR SURE ADVANTAGE TO HEAVEN

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 20TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE EUCHARIST IS OUR SURE ADVANTAGE TO HEAVEN BY: REV. FR. COLLINS NDUKWU   HOMILY: The past 3 Sundays have been dealing with the theme: the Bread of Life, and Jesus identifying himself as this Bread of Life. As evident in the gospel passages, each time Jesus makes this claim, the crowd grumbled and murmured against Jesus. Why the murmuring? That there is a “living bread” which came down from heaven is not so much a problem; for their fathers…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 20TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (11) HOMILY THEME: THE BANQUET OF UNION

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 20TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE BANQUET OF UNION BY: REV. FR. ANSELM CHIGOZIE AMADI   HOMILY: PROV. 9:1-6, EPH 5:15-20, JN6:51-58 INTRODUCTION : Opposites characterise life and reality. Mere mention of one thing reminds us of its opposite. Speaking of wisdom and her excellence is at the same time a warning against folly and its attendant consequences. Wisdom, according to the holy scripture, is founded on the fear of the Lord (prov. 9:10), while folly springs from denial of God’s existence and its expression…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 20TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (10) HOMILY THEME: "Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood remains in me and I in him."_ Jn 6:56

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 20TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: “Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood remains in me and I in him.”_ Jn 6:56 BY: Fr. Clem C. Aladi   HOMILY: GOSPEL: JOHN 6:51-58 *If God does not remain in your life, you may think it’s freedom and self-fulfilment but you simply empty and wretched.* _”The wisest way to live is to live by the wisdom of God in obedience to his word and in following His footsteps”_ My dearest in Christ, may the peace and…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 20TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (9) HOMILY THEME: SEEK WISDOM AND YOU WOULD UNDERSTAND HIDDEN TRUTH OF LIFE.

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 20TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: SEEK WISDOM AND YOU WOULD UNDERSTAND HIDDEN TRUTH OF LIFE. BY: Rev. Fr. Callistus Emenyonu, cmf   HOMILY: READINGS: Proverbs 9: 1-6, Ps. 34, Ephesians 5: 15-20, John 6: 51-58 God the maker of the world is wisdom per excellence and the owner of it who gives it out to those he desires and who seek it. In him is the storehouse of wisdom and from him wisdom proceeds to his creatures at his will. This is why he made…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 20TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (8) HOMILY THEME: THE REAL PRESENCE OF JESUS IN THE EUCHARIST

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 20TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE REAL PRESENCE OF JESUS IN THE EUCHARIST BY: Very Rev. Fr. John Louis   HOMILY: READINGS: Proverbs 9:1-6 / Ephesians 5:15-20/ John 6:51-58 This Sunday’s gospel reading is a continuation of last Sunday’s. It highlights another aspect of the Jesus’ teaching on the Holy Eucharist, namely, that the bread becomes truly the body of Christ and the wine the blood of Jesus Christ. This is an opportunity to renew our faith in the real presence of Jesus Christ in…

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YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 20TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (7) THEME: THE BLOOD THAT PLEADS FOR MERCY

YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 20TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME THEME: THE BLOOD THAT PLEADS FOR MERCY BY: Fr. Christian Eze   HOMILY: First reading Prov.9:1-6 Second reading – Eph 5:15-20 Gospel – Jn 6: 51-58 Naturally, the blood of a human being innocently spilled cries for vengeance and destruction. In Gen 4:10, the blood of Abel, the first innocent human bloodshed according to Biblical history, cried to God for vengeance. Thus Jesus speaks angrily to the Jews about the revenge to be taken for every blood of man shed innocently–…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 20TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (6) HOMILY THEME: LIFE-GIVING BREAD

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 20TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: LIFE-GIVING BREAD BY: Fr. Gerald Musa   HOMILY: A young Italian priest, Angelo Comastri travelled to Kolkota (Calcutta) eager to meet the renowned Mother Theresa. In his book entitled Dio Scritto Dritto (God writes straight), he recalled how difficult it was to see her, but luckily and surprising he was able to meet with her. He opened up and said to her, “Mother, I am a very young priest. I’m taking my first steps! I came to ask you…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 20TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (5) HOMILY THEME: THE BREAD OF LIFE

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 20TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE BREAD OF LIFE BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Jn. 6:51-58) Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time In today’s Gospel we continue with the Bread of Life Discourse of Jesus. This Sunday’s message is conditioned by the two readings. The First Reading from the Book of Proverbs, has Wisdom preparing a table for anyone anyone who is simple and needs understanding. It is depiction of the necessity to partake of God’s Wisdom, of God’s truth in order to…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 20TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (4) HOMILY THEME: RECEIVING COMMUNION WORTHILY

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 20TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: RECEIVING COMMUNION WORTHILY BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   HOMILY: John 6:51-58 A man came to a priest and wanted to make fun of his faith. So he asked, “How can bread and wine turn into the Body and Blood of Christ?” The priest answered, “No problem. You yourself can change food into your body and blood, so why can’t Christ do the same?” The objector asked again, “But how can the entire Christ be in such a small host?”…

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YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (3) TOPIC: BEING ONE WITH JESUS IN THE EUCHARIST

YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME TOPIC: BEING ONE WITH JESUS IN THE EUCHARIST BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   Gospel: Jn 6:51-58 Message # 176: “Jesus in the Eucharist”   1.The Marian Message a. In this message, the Blessed Mother mentions important points about the Eucharist. First, it is the real presence of Jesus: “with his body, his blood, his souls and his divinity” (letter c). Second, the Eucharist is “the summit of all your prayer, which should be a prayer of adoration, of thanksgiving, of praise…

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