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 27TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (1) TOPIC: MATRIMONY

YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 27TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME TOPIC: MATRIMONY BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   Gospel: Mk 10:2-16 Message # 184: “Your Rosary” (TO THE PRIESTS, Our Lady’s Beloved Sons, Marian Movement of Priests)   1. Marian Message a. The message of the Blessed Mother is intended for the month of October, the month of the Holy Rosary. October 7 is the Feast of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary. It also fits the Gospel message along the theme of the Family Rosary Crusade: “The Family That Prays…

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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 25TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (6) THEME: THE COMMON HUMBLE BEGINNING OF EVERYONE

YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 25TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME THEME: THE COMMON HUMBLE BEGINNING OF EVERYONE BY: Fr. Christian Eze   HOMILY: First reading – Wisdom 2:12-. 17-20 Second reading – Jms. 3:16-4:3  Gospel – Mk. 9:30-37 Jesus speaks of humility to his disciples. He uses the example of a little child. Yes every human being began humbly like a child- dependent, helpless, possessing nothing, having no enemy. This is interesting. Our humble beginning when reflected upon calls for a life of humility as we grow up. Humility is an…

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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 22ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (1) TOPIC: INTERNAL PURITY

YEAR B: HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 22ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME TOPIC: INTERNAL PURITY BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas   Gospel: Mk 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 Message # 461: “The Gate Which Opens”   1. The Marian Message a. The message of the Blessed Mother is on the feast of her Immaculate Conception. Being the Immaculate Conception, she is “the most pure reflection of the light, the love and the holiness of God” (letter a). Because of this, she was made “ready to fulfill my virginal and maternal purpose of being the Gate of…

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HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 30TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A (1) TOPIC: TRUE LOVE

HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE THIRTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. TOPIC: TRUE LOVE BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas Gospel: Mt. 22:34-40 – The Greatest Commandment Message # 330: “Mother of the Eucharist” (begin on letter t) 1. The Marian Message a) The Eucharist is the sacrament of Love. In this most sublime sacrament, God shows how much He loves us in Jesus Christ. And through the Eucharist, we also express our supreme love of God. In her message, the Blessed Mother revealed that she is the Mother of the Eucharist, but…

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HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A (1) TOPIC: THE CHRISTIAN GARMENT

HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE TWENTY-EIGHT SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. TOPIC: THE CHRISTIAN GARMENT BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas Gospel: Mt. 22:1-14 – The Parable of the Wedding Feast Message # 205: “The Powerful Weapon” 1. The Marian Message a) The Blessed Mother is giving us instructions on how to respond to God’s invitation: “Live in the immaculate love of my heart. Be little, poor, humble. Accept as a gift your fragility. Never seek either to affirm yourself, or to stand out above the others. The way along which I am…

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REFLECTION/HOMILY FOR THE 26TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A (1). TOPIC: OBEDIENCE TO GOD

REFLECTION/HOMILY FOR THE TWENTY-SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. TOPIC: OBEDIENCE TO GOD BY: Fr. Mike Lagrimas Gospel: Mt 21:28-32 Message # 202: “The Desert Where I Withdraw” 1. The Marian Message a) The Blessed Mother’s message is along the theme of conversion. She compares our hearts as to a desert: “That desert is your heart made arid by so many wounds, in a world flooded with rebellion against God and His law, marked with hatred and violence which spreads menacingly” (letter d). b) As we earnestly follow the…

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HOMILY/REFLECTION FOR THE 25TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A (1). TOPIC: GOD’S GENEROSITY

REFLECTION /HOMILY FOR THE 25TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. TOPIC: GOD’S GENEROSITY BY: Fr Mike Lagrimas Gospel: Mt 20:1-16 Message # 515: “Let Yourselves Be Possessed by His Love” 1. The Marian Message a) The Blessed Mother reminds all her children, especially the priests, of the immense love of Jesus for all of them: “How much Jesus loves you!” She enumerated the proofs of this love: the Incarnation, his public mission, his sufferings and death, and most especially the institution of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and the…

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