YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (3) TOPIC: KEY TO FREEDOM AND HAPPINESS

YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME TOPIC: KEY TO FREEDOM AND HAPPINESS BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   Gospel: Mk 10:17-30 Message # 137: “The Miracle of the Sun” (TO THE PRIESTS, Our Lady’s Beloved Sons, Marian Movement of Priests)   1. The Marian Message a. The Blessed Mother recalls the miracle of the sun that took place in Fatima. It is undeniable for it was witnessed by thousands of people. She reminds us about obedience to God’s laws: “Even the sun, like all the beings in creation,…

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YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 26TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (3) TOPIC: ENVY AND SCANDAL

YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 26TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME TOPIC: ENVY AND SCANDAL BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   Gospel: Mk 9:38-43, 45, 47-48 Message # 335: “With You in Combat”   1. The Marian Message a. The message of the Blessed Mother is on the occasion of the Feast of the Archangels Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, September 29. b. The Blessed Mother confirms that we are now in the hour of the “terrible spiritual battle” (letter c). As her children, we are members of her army in battle, together with…

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YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (3) TOPIC: THE TRUE JESUS

YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 24TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME TOPIC: THE TRUE JESUS BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   Gospel: Mk 8:27-35 Message # 333: “My Birth” 1. The Marian Message a) The message of the Blessed Mother is on the occasion of the feast of her birthday. She was conceived in the womb of her mother, St. Anna, without any stain of sin. She is the Immaculate Conception. And now, she is born into the world. Her birth meant three things for us. b) “My birth is the cause for…

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YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 23RD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (1) TOPIC: LISTENING TO GOD’S WORD

YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 23RD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME TOPIC: LISTENING TO GOD’S WORD BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   Gospel: Mk 7:31-37 Message # 332: “My Heart is Bleeding”   1. The Marian Message a) The message of the Blessed Mother was given on the Anniversary of the Miracle of the Tears. These tears remind us of “how great the sorrow of the Immaculate Heart of your heavenly Mother is” (letter a). Her heart is bleeding (b), transfixed with deep wounds” (c) and “immersed in deep sorrow” (d). b) The…

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YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 21ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (1) TOPIC: FIX OUR GAZE ON JESUS

YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 21ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME TOPIC: FIX OUR GAZE ON JESUS BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   Gospel: Jn 6:60-69 Message # 108: “Your Queen and Your Leader”   1.The Marian Message a. The Church celebrated the Feast of the Queenship of Mary last Wednesday, August 22. This feast was first instituted by Pope Pius XII and was formerly celebrated on May 31. It is now observed as a memorial rather than a major feast on this day, August 22, which is the octave of the Solemnity…

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YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (3) TOPIC: BEING ONE WITH JESUS IN THE EUCHARIST

YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME TOPIC: BEING ONE WITH JESUS IN THE EUCHARIST BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   Gospel: Jn 6:51-58 Message # 176: “Jesus in the Eucharist”   1.The Marian Message a. In this message, the Blessed Mother mentions important points about the Eucharist. First, it is the real presence of Jesus: “with his body, his blood, his souls and his divinity” (letter c). Second, the Eucharist is “the summit of all your prayer, which should be a prayer of adoration, of thanksgiving, of praise…

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YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (5) TOPIC: RECEIVING THE BREAD OF LIFE MEANINGFULLY

YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 19TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME TOPIC: RECEIVING THE BREAD OF LIFE MEANINGFULLY BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   Gospel: Jn 6:24-35 Message # 408: “Bear Within Yourselves the Witness of Jesus” 1.The Marian Message a. This message of the Blessed Mother intends to encourage her priests and faithful to remain steadfast in their witnessing of Jesus. These are the times of purification, apostasy and tribulations. She calls on her children never to waver, but to have trust and confidence in her maternal presence and protection: “Remain serene.…

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YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 15TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (1) TOPIC: MISSIONARY DIMENSION OF THE CHURCH

YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE FIFTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME TOPIC: MISSIONARY DIMENSION OF THE CHURCH BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   Gospel: Mk 6:7-13 Message # 243: “Yes to the Gospel of Jesus” 1. The Marian Message a. The message was given on the Feast of the Annunciation. The Blessed Mother recalls her encounter with the archangel Gabriel. It was this archangel that helped her open her mind to understand the Father’s plan, and her heart to receive the Word of God, and united her life with the Holy Spirit…

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YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (1)

YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME TOPIC: ACCEPTING OR REJECTING JESUS BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   Gospel: Mk 6:1-6 Message # 587: “Jesus Christ is the Only Savior” 1. The Marian Message a) In the first part of her message (letters b to e), the Blessed Mother repeats the Prologue of St. John’s Gospel and gives a simple explanation. The Prologue may at first be very vague to many of us, but Mary’s explanation here will surely help us understand it better. b) This message was given…

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YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE THIRTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (1) TOPIC: MIRACLES AND FAITH

YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE THIRTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME TOPIC: MIRACLES AND FAITH   Gospel: Mk 5:21-23 Message # 295: “Be My Apostles” 1. The Marian Message a) The Blessed Mother wants us all to become her apostles: “Be My Apostles.” An apostle is not just a disciple; he is not just a follower and listener. An apostle is the one being sent on a mission, particularly to spread the faith. As Christians, we are called to be apostles of Jesus for we are duty bound to share our faith.…

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