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 (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 MONDAY OF THE TWENTY-EIGHT WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A (2) HOMILY THEME: AN EVIL GENERATION SEEKS SIGNS TO REPENT.

HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE TWENTY-EIGHT WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. HOMILY THEME: AN EVIL GENERATION SEEKS SIGNS TO REPENT. BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu HOMILY: “This generation is an evil generation; it asks for a sign, but no sign will be given to it except the sign of Jonah. For just as Jonah became a sign to the people of Nineveh, so the Son of Man will be to this generation.” Luke 11:29-30. What has to happen to bring me to conversion? How come despite all the sermons I…

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