HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B (8) HOMILY THEME: HE HEALS THE BROKEN HEARTED 

HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B HOMILY THEME: HE HEALS THE BROKEN HEARTED BY: Fr. Christian Eze   HOMILY: First reading – Job 7:1-4.6-7 Second reading – 1 Cor. 9:16-19.22-23 Gospel – Mk. 1:29-39 Of all known stories of a man who suffered heart-break, the story of Job in the Bible is very outstanding. In the first reading of today, Job describes his day-and-night as a joyless existence: “Lying in bed I wonder ‘when will it be day’. Rising I think, ‘How slowly evening comes” (Job…

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HOMILY FOR THE 5TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B (7) HOMILY THEME: THE PRIORITY OF PREACHING THE GOSPEL 

HOMILY FOR THE FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B HOMILY THEME: THE PRIORITY OF PREACHING THE GOSPEL BY: Fr. John Louis   HOMILY : READINGS: Job 7:1-4, 6-7 1 Corinthians 9:16-19, 22-23 Mark 1:29-39 Consider this: there was a group made up of people with good eyesight in a place of total darkness. Which of the following would be more useful to them: walking sticks (aids) or light? I guess your answer is light. You are right, since though they can all see, their eyes are practically dysfunctional in darkness;…

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HOMILY FOR THE 5TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B (6) HOMILY THEME: SUFFERING AND SICKNESS 

HOMILY FOR THE FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B HOMILY THEME: SUFFERING AND SICKNESS BY: Fr. Gerald M. Musa   HOMILY: Recently, I received a pathetic message via social media from a friend a few days ago. My friend started the message with a serious question: “Father, are you praying for me at all? Things are rough and tough. I am presently homebound because my business has folded up. My present experience is so boring because I am not used to sitting at home. Am presently looking for any…

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HOMILY FOR THE FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B (5) HOMILY THEME: DO YOU SEEK JESUS FOR YOUR HEALING? 

HOMILY FOR THE FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B HOMILY THEME: DO YOU SEEK JESUS FOR YOUR HEALING? BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Mk. 1:29-39) In the day’s Gospel, the Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time, we have Jesus curing the sick. As a result, people were seeking Him for healing. After a brief rest, instead of attending to those who were waiting to be healed, He left them and proceeded to the neighbouring place to preach. For if He stayed, a day would not be enough to spend…

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HOMILY FOR THE 5TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B (4) HOMILY THEME: AT PEACE AND IN ONE PIECE 

HOMILY FOR THE FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B HOMILY THEME: AT PEACE AND IN ONE PIECE BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   HOMILY: Mk 1:29-39 A rich man, known for his arrogance, was not feeling well. So he went to see the doctor. “How are you, sir?” the doctor greeted him cheerfully. “What seems to be your problem?” “You’re the doctor,” the patient said with a smirk on his face. “That is for you to find out.” “Oh, I see,” said the doctor, trying his best to hide his…

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HOMILY FOR THE FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B (3) HOMILY THEME: PROCLAIM THE GOOD NEWS

HOMILY FOR THE FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B HOMILY THEME: PROCLAIM THE GOOD NEWS BY: Fr. Abbot Philip Lawrence   HOMILY: My sisters and brothers in Christ, Job asks us today: “Is not man’s life on earth a drudgery?” Yes we know that in the end, Job received so many gifts from God because his faith did not fail. We can contrast the feelings of Job in the first reading today with those of Jesus in the Gospel: “Let us go on to the nearby villages that I…

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HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 5TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B (2) TOPIC: THE MINISTRY OF LOVE AND SERVICE OF JESUS

HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B TOPIC: THE MINISTRY OF LOVE AND SERVICE OF JESUS BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   Gospel: Mk 1:29-39 Message # 113: “What Are You Afraid Of?” 1. The Marian Message a) The Blessed Mother acknowledges the fact that we are living in difficult and troubled times. This is particularly true with regards to her children who try their best to faithfully live the Gospel. She mentions about the violence of the world, the attacks of Satan, the errors being spread all…

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HOMILY FOR THE FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B (1) HOMILY THEME: "HE CURED MANY WHO WERE SICK WITH VARIOUS DISEASES, AND HE DROVE OUT MANY DEMONS." (Mark 1:34)

HOMILY FOR THE FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B HOMILY THEME: “HE CURED MANY WHO WERE SICK WITH VARIOUS DISEASES, AND HE DROVE OUT MANY DEMONS.” (Mark 1:34) BY: Fr. Robert deLeon, CSC   HOMILY: Mark 1:29-39 Ministering as a chaplain on hospital psychiatric units has been a most rewarding experience for me over the many years and in the many hospitals I’ve served. I can still recall a long-ago weekly Spirituality Group I facilitated at an Indiana hospital that proved the truth of Friedrich Nietzsche’s words: “What does not destroy…

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