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 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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