YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 31ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (13)

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 31ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: RESPOND TO LOVE WITH LOVE BY: Fr. Cyril Unachukwu CCE   HOMILY: To love and be loved is the central spice of life. Firstly, is our certainty of the eternal love of God, who loved us and gave Himself up for us in Christ. It is this love that sustains all of us. Secondly is our necessary response to the love of God by loving Him above all things and by concretely living out our love for God…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 31ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (12) HOMILY THEME: LOVE OF GOD AND NEIGHBOUR

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 31ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: LOVE OF GOD AND NEIGHBOUR BY: Very Rev. Fr. John Louis   HOMILY: READINGS: Deuteronomy 6: 2-6 / Hebrews 7:23-28/ Mark 12: 23-28 Today, when we cherish portable devices for the sake of convenience and effective utility, we should be able to appreciate today’s message: Jesus says that all the commandments are reduced to the one commandment of love. And this is more portable than a laptop, an iPad or a mobile phone, because we do not need a bag…

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YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 31ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (10) THEME: IMAGO DEI – IMAGE OF GOD

YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 31ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME THEME: IMAGO DEI – IMAGE OF GOD BY: Fr. Christian Eze   HOMILY: First reading – Deut. 6:2-6 Second reading – Heb. 7:23-28 Gospel – Mk. 12:28-34 To the question about which is the greatest commandment, Jesus answered “Listen Israel: Yahweh our God is the one Yahweh. You shall love Yahweh your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your strength” This was the content of a prayer of the Jews called the Shema. The Shema was…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 31ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (6) HOMILY THEME: LOVE GOD, LOVE OTHERS

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 31ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: LOVE GOD, LOVE OTHERS BY: Fr. Gerald M. Musa   HOMILY: You may remember this popular story of some monks who faced bitter persecution. Some of the monks left the monastery because they could not endure the excruciating suffering and there were no new intake. Only five elderly monks remained in the monastery that had become old and dilapidated. A Rabbi visited the monks and at the end of the visit, the Abbot (head of the monastery) asked if…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 31ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (5) HOMILY THEME: LOVE

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 31ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: LOVE BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Mk. 12:28-34) Thirty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time LOVE is the theme in this Sunday’s Gospel. It is at the very heart of the Christian Faith. Loving, the Christian way, involves the whole of one’s person in relation to God and great regard for others in the very measure we love ourselves. The world had defined love in so many ways: “Love is a many splendored thing.” “Love means never having to…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 31ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (4) HOMILY THEME: ONE CROSS, TWO BEAMS

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 31ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: ONE CROSS, TWO BEAMS BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   HOMILY: Mk 12:28b-34 A rich businessman was on his way home from work one afternoon. He was surprised to see two men eating grass on the field by the roadside. He stopped his luxury SUV and got out to investigate. “Hey, man! What’s the matter with you?” he asked. “Why are you eating grass?” “We have no job and we have nothing to eat,” the poor man answered. �”Oh, really?…

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YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 31ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (3) TOPIC: TRUE HAPPINESS

YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 31ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME TOPIC: TRUE HAPPINESS BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   Gospel: Mt 5:1-12 Message # 530: “In the Splendor of the Saints” (TO THE PRIESTS, Our Lady’s Beloved Sons, Marian Movement of Priests) 1. The Marian Message The Blessed Mother’s message, “In the Splendor of the Saints”, is an encouragement and inspiration for us to move ahead in our quest for true holiness and become one with all the saints. She gave the assurance that many of our departed loved ones are…

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YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 31ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (1) HOMILY THEME: GOD MUST COME FIRST

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE 31ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME HOMILY THEME: GOD MUST COME FIRST BY: Abbot Philip Lawrence   HOMILY: My sisters and brothers in Christ, Today the readings invite us to place our love of God before all else in our lives. Already in the Old Testament, the prophets and many of the writers recognized that God must come first. When God is first, our lives become ordered and work well. The first reading is from the Book of Deuteronomy and speaks clearly: “Therefore, you shall love the…

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