HOMILY FOR THE 3RD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B (7) HOMILY THEME: NOW IS THE TIME TO REPENT 

HOMILY FOR THE THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B HOMILY THEME: NOW IS THE TIME TO REPENT BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu   HOMILY: “When God saw what they did, how they turned from their evil way, God repented of the evil which he had said he would do to them; and he did not do it.” Jonah 3:10. In our Gospel passage today, Mark tells us that Jesus began his public ministry by preaching saying: “This is the time of fulfilment. The kingdom of God is at hand. Repent,…

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HOMILY FOR THE THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B. FEAST OF THE STO. NIÑO (Philippines) (6) HOMILY THEME: CHILDREN;MODEL IN OBTAINING THE KINGDOM

HOMILY FOR THE THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B. FEAST OF THE STO. NIÑO HOMILY THEME: CHILDREN;MODEL IN OBTAINING THE KINGDOM BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (MK. 10:13-16) In the day’s Gospel, the Feast of Sto. Nino in the Philippines, Jesus points to the children as a model in obtaining the Kingdom. He specifically cited that childlike acceptance of the Kingdom is necessary. Clearly, Jesus is referring to some specific attitudes of a child which one must live to be worthy of the Kingdom. Dependence immediately comes to…

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HOMILY FOR THE THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B (4) HOMILY THEME: ONLY FORTY DAYS MORE....

HOMILY FOR THE THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B HOMILY THEME: ONLY FORTY DAYS MORE…. BY: Fr. Christian Eze   HOMILY: First reading – Jonah 3:1-5.10    Second reading – 1 Cor. 7:29-31 Gospel – Mk. 1:14-20 The major term of Jonah’s preaching to the people of Nineveh as we see in today’s first reading was: “Only forty days more and Nineveh is going to be destroyed” Jonah 3:4. A period of forty days is a time fix often mentioned in the Bible. In many places where it was used,…

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HOMILY FOR THE 3RD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B (3) HOMILY THEME: IMMEDIATE ALACRITY

HOMILY FOR THE THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B HOMILY THEME: IMMEDIATE ALACRITY BY: Fr. Gerald M. Musa   HOMILY: I remember faintly a conversation I had with my mother when I just attained school age. In the early hours of the morning she woke me up and said, “It is time for you to begin school.” She added, “Would you prefer to begin today or tomorrow?” I took the second choice and responded, “Tomorrow.” I guess, I preferred to begin the following day because I was still enjoying…

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HOMILY FOR THE 3RD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B (2) HOMILY THEME: REPENT; BELIEVE IN THE GOSPEL 

HOMILY FOR THE THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B HOMILY THEME: REPENT; BELIEVE IN THE GOSPEL BY: Fr. Abbot Philip Lawrence   HOMILY: My sisters and brothers in Christ, Repent! Here we are in Ordinary Time and it sounds like Lent! The beginning of the ministry of Jesus Christ begins with Jesus calling His followers to repent. Repent in this context means to change the direction of one’s life. And we see with clarity where Jesus is pointing us: Believe in the Gospel! The first reading today is the story of…

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HOMILY FOR THE THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B (1) HOMILY THEME: “JESUS SAID TO THEM, ‘FOLLOW ME.’ AND IMMEDIATELY THEY FOLLOWED HIM.” (Mark 1:17-18)

HOMILY FOR THE THIRD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B HOMILY THEME: “JESUS SAID TO THEM, ‘FOLLOW ME.’ AND IMMEDIATELY THEY FOLLOWED HIM.” (Mark 1:17-18) BY: Fr. Robert deLeon, CSC   HOMILY: Mark 1:14-20 Why did he pick me? Was it because most of the others nearby were young nurses scurrying to clock-in for work? Was it because I was the only older person in sight not wheelchair-bound or unsteadily maneuvering a walker? Was it because of the Roman collar I was wearing? Or maybe it was because I was traveling against…

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