HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE FIFTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B (2) HOMILY THEME: GOD IN THE MIDST OF HIS TEMPLE

HOMILY FOR MONDAY OF THE FIFTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR B HOMILY THEME: GOD IN THE MIDST OF HIS TEMPLE BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu   HOMILY: Although God is everywhere, our catechism makes us understand that God dwells in a special way in the temple. That is why Jesus would go to the temple to drive out the money changers saying: “My House (that is, God’s dwelling place) shall be a house of prayer…” We know God dwells in a temple because that is where the children of God…

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HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF CONVERSION OF ST. PAUL (2) HOMILY THEME: RISE AND BE BAPTISED AND WASH AWAY YOUR SINS

HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE CONVERSION OF ST. PAUL HOMILY THEME: RISE AND BE BAPTISED AND WASH AWAY YOUR SINS BY: Fr. Evaristus Abu   HOMILY: “The God of our fathers appointed you to know his will, to see the Just One and to hear a voice from his mouth; for you will be a witness for him to all men of what you have seen and heard. And now why do you wait? Rise and be baptized, and wash away your sins, calling on his name.” Acts 22:14-16.…

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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 FRIDAY OF THE 33RD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A (1) HOMILY THEME: MY HOUSE SHALL BE CALLED HOUSE OF PRAYER

HOMILY FOR FRIDAY OF THE THIRTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. HOMILY THEME: MY HOUSE SHALL BE CALLED HOUSE OF PRAYER BY: Fr. Benny Tuazon HOMILY: (Lk. 19:45-48) In the day’s Gospel Jesus was angered by what He saw in the temple area. Money changers were taking advantage of foreigners. Vendors of animals for offering were charging too much. Sin was happening right where prayer and holiness are expected to abound. As a result, Jesus shooed them away and reminded everyone that the temple should be respected and is…

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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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HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE 33RD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A (1) HOMILY THEME: TO EVERY MAN WHO HAS, MORE WILL BE GIVEN TO HIM

HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY OF THE THIRTY-THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A. HOMILY THEME: TO EVERY MAN WHO HAS, MORE WILL BE GIVEN TO HIM BY: Fr Benny Tuazon HOMILY: (Lk. 19:11-28) In the day’s Gospel Jesus tells the parable of a nobleman who left his servants some coins in order for them to engage in trade while he was away. When he came back, some servants netted some gains while others did not.He praised those who gained and took away the coins of those who did not made some…

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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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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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