YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE TRANSFIGURATION OF THE LORD (2) HOMILY THEME: THIS IS MY BELOVED SON; LISTEN TO HIM.

YEAR B: HOMILY FOR THE TRANSFIGURATION OF THE LORD HOMILY THEME: THIS IS MY BELOVED SON; LISTEN TO HIM. BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu   HOMILY: “Master, it is well that we are here; let us make three booths, one for you and one for Moses and one for Elijah.” (Mark 9:5) The Transfiguration experience was an occasion to strengthen the faith of the apostles so that in the face of the forthcoming trials and persecution, they may have something to hold on to; something to still assure them that Jesus is…

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HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE TRANSFIGURATION OF THE LORD (6). HOMILY THEME: THE GLORY BEYOND THE CROSS

HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE TRANSFIGURATION OF THE LORD HOMILY THEME: THE GLORY BEYOND THE CROSS BY: Fr. Cyril Unachukwu CCE HOMILY: Today we celebrate a great feast in the Church. A memorial of that unique, special and unforgettable moment in the lives of Jesus and three of his disciples and of our faith, the Feast of the Transfiguration of our Lord. May the rays emanating from the essence of the transfigured Lord transfigure us also after our true essence and existence; Amen. Every Sunday by its very liturgical nature is…

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HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE TRANSFIGURATION OF THE LORD (5). HOMILY THEME: “THIS IS MY SON, MY BELOVED, WITH WHOM I’M WELL PLEASED LISTEN TO HIM”

HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE TRANSFIGURATION OF THE LORD HOMILY THEME: “THIS IS MY SON, MY BELOVED, WITH WHOM I’M WELL PLEASED LISTEN TO HIM” BY: Fr. Cosmas Ukadike HOMILY: On the occasion of the transfiguration of Jesus on mount tabor, God the Father once again decided to make it a day of Honouring and Glorifying His son, our Lord Jesus Christ before Peter, James and John and by extension, to all of us who today hear this good news (Lk 9, 28-36). This is not the first time…

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HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE TRANSFIGURATION OF THE LORD (4). HOMILY THEME: THE GLORY IS THE REWARD

HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE TRANSFIGURATION OF THE LORD HOMILY THEME: THE GLORY IS THE REWARD BY: Fr. Johnbosco Obika HOMILY: In a certain parish a sendoff ceremony was organized for the catechist having worked for many years. A moderate some of money was given to him in appreciation for his services. However, the catechist was not happy with the parishioners because the gift he received from them was below his expectations. He took his grudges to the parish priest and explained how embittered he was at the gift…

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HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE TRANSFIGURATION OF THE LORD (3).

HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE TRANSFIGURATION OF THE LORD HOMILY THEME: THE TRANSFIGURATION EXPERIENCE BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon HOMILY: (Mt. 17:1-9) Jesus Transfigured Before the Apostles In the day’s Gospel, St. Matthew, the Evangelist, gives an account of the transfiguration of Jesus before the apostles. Jesus’ face shone like the sun and His clothes became white as light. It was a blinding and tremendous experience. It is a foretaste of the divine and the bliss of the Kingdom. They ached for the experience which made them suggest to Jesus…

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HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE TRANSFIGURATION OF THE LORD (2). HOMILY THEME: TRANSFORMING ENCOUNTER

HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE TRANSFIGURATION OF THE LORD HOMILY THEME: TRANSFORMING ENCOUNTER BY: Fr. Gerald M. Musa HOMILY: The Transfiguration of Jesus is one of the major mysteries in the life of Jesus. The word transfiguration is not so much in vogue in our everyday language, but what it means in common day English is some form of transformation. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines transfiguration as “A change in form or appearance; an exalting, glorifying, or spiritual change.” The mystery of the transfiguration took place shortly after Jesus had…

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HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE TRANSFIGURATION OF THE LORD (1). HOMILY THEME: TASTE OF HEAVEN

HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE TRANSFIGURATION OF THE LORD HOMILY THEME: TASTE OF HEAVEN BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas HOMILY: Mt 17:1-9 Two boys were walking home from Sunday school, and they were discussing the topic they just took up. It was about the existence of the devil. One said to the other, “What do you think: is Satan for real?” The other boy replied, “Well, you know how Santa Claus turned out. It’s probably just your Dad.” It is always amusing to see the eyes of little children widen…

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