YEAR A: HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE 2ND WEEK OF ADVENT (1)

YEAR A: HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE 2ND WEEK OF ADVENT  HOMILY THEME: PREPARE THE WAY FOR THE LORD BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon  HOMILY: (Mt. 17:9a, 10-13) Saturday of the Second Week of Advent In today’s Gospel Jesus was asked about the prophet Isaiah. Isaiah was known to have appeared and disappeared in time. He was a great prophet. The Jews thought Jesus to be Elijah reappearing again. But Jesus clarified that Elijah indeed had come but they did not recognize him. They realized it was John the Baptist He…

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HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE 28TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A (1) HOMILY THEME: RECOGNIZING HIS PRESENCE

HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE TWENTY-EIGHT WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. HOMILY THEME: RECOGNIZING HIS PRESENCE BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon HOMILY: (Lk. 12:8-12) In the day’s Gospel Jesus warns His apostles about the importance of recognizing Him. Not for any egoistic reasons but as a necessity for salvation. Recognizing Jesus means believing Him to be the Messiah and deciding to follow Him. It is not, however, without difficulty, but the Holy Spirit will be there to enlighten and inspire. It follows that when the Holy Spirit is blasphemed, recognition…

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HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE 27TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A (1) HOMILY THEME: THE BLESSED ONES

HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE TWENTY-SEVENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. HOMILY THEME: THE BLESSED ONES BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon HOMILY: (Lk. 11:27-28) In today’s Gospel Jesus was praised for His words and miracles. Again, He took advantage of the situation to teach. While His mother was blessed for having given birth to him, the blessed one is the one who hears the Word of God and obey it. Indeed, even today, many would say that blessed are parents who have their sons as priests. Indeed they are. But…

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HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE 25TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A (2). HOMILY THEME: UNDER THE SHEPHERD'S HANDS.

HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE TWENTY-FIFTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. HOMILY THEME: UNDER THE SHEPHERD’S HANDS. BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu HOMILY: As this week comes to an end and this month comes to an end as well, the words of the Prophet Zechariah are worth holding on to. They are words of hope and encouragement spoken at a time of fear and despair. These words are a promise worth holding to even for our country Nigeria today. Zechariah says: “Sing and rejoice, O daughter of Zion; for lo,…

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