YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (13) THEME: Knowing Jesus and accepting Jesus are entirely two different things!

YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME THEME: Knowing Jesus and accepting Jesus are entirely two different things! BY: Fr. Precious Ezeh HOMILY: 🎤Is. 50:5-9 🎤Ps. 114:1-9 🎤James 2:14-18 🎙Mark 8:27-35 Knowing Jesus is wonderful but “knowing” alone doesn’t make us good. Many people do not know Jesus. Some know only different aspects of Jesus. Just like the feedback given to Jesus by the disciples (Mark 8:27-28), many people know only an aspect of Christ that appeals to them; some as a prophet, others identifying him in his miracles…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (12) HOMILY THEME: QUEST FOR THE KNOWLEDGE OF MESSIAH

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: QUEST FOR THE KNOWLEDGE OF MESSIAH BY: Fr. Cyril Unachukwu CCE   HOMILY: Being a Christian is not just a confession that leaves us without commitments and challenges. Being a Christian, a follower of Christ, is a lifetime journey that is guided by values based on the person, message and mission of Christ. These values inspire every Christian to live beyond the ordinary and to focus completely on the Person who “loved us and gave himself up for…

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YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (11) HOMILY THEME: THE MESSIAH IN THE NOW

YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: THE MESSIAH IN THE NOW BY: Fr. Emmanuel Nwokeji.   HOMILY: GOSPEL: MK 8:27-35 “What about you?” he asked them. “Who do you say I am?” Peter answered, “You are the Messiah.” Mark 8:29 In today’ Gospel, Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time we will reflect on our present day Messiah. Those facts and teachings which our fore fathers conceived about the Messiah to come need a radical change in our days in which the Messiah is present in our…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (10) HOMILY THEME: _The Discipleship that costs: following the Christ of the cross or the friends of social media._

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME. HOMILY THEME: _The Discipleship that costs: following the Christ of the cross or the friends of social media._ BY: Fr. Clem Mezie Aladi.   HOMILY: GOSPEL: MK 8:27-35 My dear Children of God, may the glory of God descend upon you who have gathered in His holy temple to worship Him, as we renew our promises today to become His through disciples. _Whoever wishes to come after me must deny himself, take up his cross, and follow me…”_ Mk 8:34. The readings…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (9) THEME :FROM PUBLIC OPINION TO PERSONAL CONVICTION

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE TWENTY-FOURTH SUNDAY OF THE ORDINARY TIME. THEME :FROM PUBLIC OPINION TO PERSONAL CONVICTION BY REV FR ANSELM CHIGOZIE AMADI   HOMILY: IS 50:5-9, JAS 2 :14-18, MK 8:27-35 INTRODUCTION We are called to answer the fundamental question of our faith: “who do you say I am?” By this Jesus calls us away from the public opinion to personal conviction about his identity. To know Jesus means to know him as the Messiah in the light of the qualities foretold by the prophet: the suffering servant.…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (8) HOMILY THEME: WHO AM I?

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: WHO AM I? BY: Fr Uchendu Simeon   HOMILY: (Is 50:5-9; Jms 2:14-18; Mk 8: 27-35) One of the things that touch people easily, as I have come to realize is to see someone who they have met maybe, only once, walk up to them and recognize them, with their full names. It is most touching if the person constantly meets a lot of people and is often busy, like big politicians. On the other hand, when people we…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (7) HOMILY THEME: I shall not be confounded for keeping faith with God.

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: I shall not be confounded for keeping faith with God. BY: Rev. Fr. Callistus Emenyonu, cmf   HOMILY: READINGS: Isaiah 50: 5-9, Ps. 116, James 2: 14-18, Mark 8: 27-35 The true knowledge of God is very necessary in the life of humans. It is in his words that we know him and can truly behold him. It is in the sacred scriptures that he has made his will known to humanity. This is why St Jerome said that ignorance…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (6) HOMILY THEME: A LIFE OF SACRIFICE

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: A LIFE OF SACRIFICE BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Mt. 8:27-35) Twenty Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Season of Creation In today’s Gospel, the Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time and the Second Sunday of the Season of Creation, Jesus asked His apostles who do people say He was. Then, He directly asked His apostles. Peter proclaimed that He was the Christ. While people claimed Jesus was one of the prophets, Peter declared Him as the Christ, the…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (5) HOMILY THEME: PETER'S CONFESSION ABOUT JESUS….”If you want to follow me (…) take up your cross and follow me”

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: PETER’S CONFESSION ABOUT JESUS….”If you want to follow me (…) take up your cross and follow me” BY: Fr. Antoni CAROL i Hostench   HOMILY: Today we find ourselves confronted with situations similar to those described in this evangelical passage. If, right now, God would ask us «But you, who do you say I am?» (Mk 8:27), we should have to warn him He could receive all kind of replies, some even rather quaint. It would suffice to have a…

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YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (3) TOPIC: THE TRUE JESUS

YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME TOPIC: THE TRUE JESUS BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   Gospel: Mk 8:27-35 Message # 333: “My Birth” 1. The Marian Message a) The message of the Blessed Mother is on the occasion of the feast of her birthday. She was conceived in the womb of her mother, St. Anna, without any stain of sin. She is the Immaculate Conception. And now, she is born into the world. Her birth meant three things for us. b) “My birth is the cause for…

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