HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE 33RD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A (1) HOMILY THEME: MY GOD IS NOT DEAD

HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE THIRTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. HOMILY THEME: MY GOD IS NOT DEAD BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon   HOMILY: (Lk. 20:27-40) In the day’s Gospel was given a hard question by the Sadducees on the truth of the resurrection. It was customary for brothers to marry their sister-in-law in the event that their brother- husband died childless. Of the seven brothers who married the sister in law, Jesus was asked who will stand as husband to the wife. Jesus’ answer was, marriage will not…

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HOMILY FOR THURSDAY OF THE THIRTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A (2) HOMILY THEME: THE VOICE TO FOLLOW NOW

HOMILY FOR THURSDAY OF THE THIRTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. HOMILY THEME: THE VOICE TO FOLLOW NOW BY: Rev Fr Joseph Nyarko Asare HOMILY: (1Mac 2:15-29/Ps 50/Lk 19:41-44) The officers proclaimed their abominable sacrifices, some cowards, fearful or ignorant, as well as wayward people obeyed and sacrificed in obedience to the king. Admitting that nobility and leadership are Divine gifts, Mattathias led an absolute rebellion, disobeyed the orders, faced the tyrant and chose to be a fugitive rather than to live and enjoy his riches in the city.…

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HOMILY FOR THURSDAY OF THE 33RD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A (1) HOMILY THEME: TRUST IN THE LORD IN TIME OF TROUBLE

HOMILY FOR THURSDAY OF THE THIRTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. HOMILY THEME: TRUST IN THE LORD IN TIME OF TROUBLE BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon HOMILY: (Lk. 19:41-44) In the day’s Gospel Jesus describes the destruction of Jerusalem. It will be so devastating that those inside should flee and those outside should not dare enter it. It will be the time of punishment and suffering. Many would wish it had not come or they will not be caught in it. But all will just be part of a process.…

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Reading for Thursday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Memorial: Saint Clement I, Pope and Martyr; Saint Columban, Abbot; USA: Blessed Miguel Agustín Pro, Priest and Martyr; USA: Thanksgiving Day. Liturgical Colour: green/red/white/red/white First Reading: (1Maccabees 2: 15-29) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 50: 1b-2, 5-6, 14-15) Gospel: (Luke 19: 41-44)

First Reading: (1Maccabees 2: 15-29) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 50: 1b-2, 5-6, 14-15) Gospel: (Luke 19: 41-44)   First Reading: (1Maccabees 2: 15-29) And they that were sent from king Antiochus came thither, to compel them that were fled into the city of Modin, to sacrifice, and to burn incense, and to depart from the law of God. And many of the people of Israel consented, and came to them: but Mathathias and his sons stood firm. And they that were sent from Antiochus, answering, said to Mathathias: Thou art a ruler, and…

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HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE THIRTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. MEMORIAL OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY (2) HOMILY THEME: THE PRESENTATION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE THIRTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. HOMILY THEME: THE PRESENTATION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu HOMILY: My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Saviour, for he has regarded the low estate of his handmaiden. For behold, henceforth all generations will call me blessed; for he who is mighty has done great things for me, and holy is his name. Luke 1:46-49. Today’s feast calls to mind a very common practice in Christianity today which is…

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HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE 33RD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. MEMORIAL OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY (1) HOMILY THEME: DOING THE WILL OF THE FATHER

HOMILY FOR TUESDAY OF THE THIRTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. MEMORIAL OF THE PRESENTATION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY. HOMILY THEME: DOING THE WILL OF THE FATHER BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon HOMILY: (Mt. 46-50) In the day’s Gospel, the memorial of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Jesus was being sought by His mother and brothers. Jesus’ response was, “Here are my mother and brothers. For whoever does the will of my heavenly Father, is my brother, sister, and mother. Being blood relatives is important but it…

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Reading for Tuesday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Memorial: The Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Liturgical Colour: white First Reading: (2Maccabees 6: 18-31) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 3: 2-3, 4-5, 6-7) Gospel: (Luke 19: 1-10)

First Reading: (2Maccabees 6: 18-31) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 3: 2-3, 4-5, 6-7) Gospel: (Luke 19: 1-10)   First Reading: (2Maccabees 6: 18-31) Eleazar one of the chief of the scribes, a man advanced in years, and of a comely countenance, was pressed to open his mouth to eat swine’s flesh. But he, choosing rather a most glorious death than a hateful life, went forward voluntarily to the torment. And considering in what manner he was come to it, patiently bearing, he determined not to do any unlawful things for the love of…

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HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE 33RD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A (1) HOMILY THEME: EXPRESSING YOUR WILL POWER

HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE THIRTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. HOMILY THEME: EXPRESSING YOUR WILL POWER BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon HOMILY: (Lk.18:35-43) In today’s Gospel Jesus heals a blind man. It was hard for the blind man to approach Jesus because of his handicap. But he expressed his want by shouting. The people were angry at him and told him to keep quiet. But Jesus heard his cry and approached him. It was a faith encounter. The blind man begged Jesus to let him see again. And Jesus…

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Reading for Monday of the Thirty-third Week in Ordinary Time Year A. Liturgical Colour: green First Reading: (1Maccabees 1: 10-15, 41-43, 54-57, 62-63) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 119: 53, 61, 134, 150, 155, 158) Gospel: (Luke 18: 35-43)

First Reading: (1Maccabees 1: 10-15, 41-43, 54-57, 62-63) Responsorial Psalm: (Psalms 119: 53, 61, 134, 150, 155, 158) Gospel: (Luke 18: 35-43)   First Reading: (1Maccabees 1: 10-15, 41-43, 54-57, 62-63) And there came out of them a wicked root, Antiochus the Illustrious, the son of king Antiochus, who had been a hostage at Rome: and he reigned in the hundred and thirty- seventh year of the kingdom of the Greeks. In those days there went out of Israel wicked men, and they persuaded many, saying: Let us go, and make a…

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HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE THIRTY-SECOND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A (1) HOMILY THEME: DON'T GIVE UP

HOMILY FOR SATURDAY OF THE THIRTY-SECOND WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. HOMILY THEME: DON’T GIVE UP BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon HOMILY: (Lk. 18:1-8) In the day’s Gospel Jesus tells the parable of the wicked judge and the persistent woman. This parable seems to give the impression that just as the woman was able to get what she wanted from a wicked judge due to her persistence, we will also get what we want from God by being persistent. Wrong! While persistence is a sign of will to possess, the…

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