HOMILY FOR PALM/PASSION SUNDAY YEAR B (12) HOMILY THEME: WAVE YOUR CHRISTIAN VICTORY FLAG

HOMILY FOR PALM/PASSION SUNDAY YEAR B HOMILY THEME: WAVE YOUR CHRISTIAN VICTORY FLAG BY: Fr. John Louis   HOMILY: READINGS: Isaiah 50:4-7/ Philippians 2: 6-11/ Mark 14:1-15:47 Palm Sunday While we wave our national flag when our national (football) team wins a championship, the Jews of the biblical times waved palm branches to celebrate their victories. For example, around 170BC, the Maccabees led some fellow Jews to defeat the Greeks who had earlier taken over Jerusalem and desecrated the Temple. On the occasion of the purification of the Temple and the…

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HOMILY/REFLECTIONS ON PALM SUNDAY OF THE LORD’S PASSION (9)  HOMILY THEME:... WELCOMED AS A KING BUT CONDEMNED AS A SLAVE. THE JESUS'  EXPERIENCE."

HOMILY/REFLECTIONS ON PALM SUNDAY OF THE LORD’S PASSION. HOMILY THEME:… WELCOMED AS A KING BUT CONDEMNED AS A SLAVE. THE JESUS’  EXPERIENCE.” BY: Fr. Mezie Clem Aladi.   HOMILY: Passion:Mk 11:1-10; Mk 14:1–15:47 My dearest brothers and Sisters today we have gathered to celebrate the triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem to accomplish his salvific mission. Today marks the beginning of the holy week. Our celebration today is one of mixed feelings. A celebration that began with triumphant songs of kingly praises but culminated in a sorrowful passion of betrayal…

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HOMILY FOR THE PALM/PASSION SUNDAY, YEAR A, B, C (no. 3) HOMILY THEME: NEVER LOOK BACK

HOMILY FOR THE PALM/PASSION SUNDAY, YEAR A, B, C (no. 3) By: Fr. Johnbosco Obika Reading 1 IS 50:4-7 Reading 2 PHIL 2:6-11 Gospel MT 26:14-27:66 HOMILY: NEVER LOOK BACK HOMILY: Today, we celebrate the triumphant entry of Christ into Jerusalem, the climactic point of his earthly ministry. Today’s liturgy carries some mix feelings. At the beginning, the whole scenario was agog with the picture of palms and beautiful decorations, coupled with the chants of “Hosanna to the son of David“. As we moved in procession into the church, the…

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