HOMILY FOR GOOD FRIDAY, YEAR A,B,C HOMILY THEME: THE CROSS AS TREE OF LIFE

HOMILY FOR GOOD FRIDAY YEAR A,B,C HOMILY THEME: THE CROSS AS TREE OF LIFE By: Fr. Gerald Musa HOMILY FOR GOOD FRIDAY: “The Old Rugged Cross” is the title of a well-known song written by George Bennard more than a century ago (1912). Afterwards, various famous artistes, including Jim Reeves and Elvis Presley re-echoed it. The lyrics are a resource for reflection on an important event such as ‘Good Friday.’ In the midst of economic hardship, physical suffering, spiritual persecution, excruciating pain, deep sorrows and existential troubles, the cross becomes…

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HOMILY FOR HOLY THURSDAY/ MAUNDY THURSDAY, YEAR A, B, C HOMILY THEME: New Mandate

HOMILY FOR HOLY THURSDAY/ MAUNDY THURSDAY, YEAR A, B, C HOMILY THEME: NEW MANDATE By: Fr. Gerald Musa HOMILY FOR HOLY THURSDAY: Lord’s Supper (Last supper) is one of the most famous paintings in the world. There are different versions of this painting, but Leonardo da Vinci’s is about the most famous. It took Da Vinci three years to complete the painting, and like any piece of art, this painting has been a subject of different interpretations. However, what is most important is that the event of the Last Supper…

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HOMILY FOR THE PALM/PASSION SUNDAY, YEAR A, B, C (no. 3) HOMILY THEME: NEVER LOOK BACK

HOMILY FOR THE PALM/PASSION SUNDAY, YEAR A, B, C (no. 3) By: Fr. Johnbosco Obika Reading 1 IS 50:4-7 Reading 2 PHIL 2:6-11 Gospel MT 26:14-27:66 HOMILY: NEVER LOOK BACK HOMILY: Today, we celebrate the triumphant entry of Christ into Jerusalem, the climactic point of his earthly ministry. Today’s liturgy carries some mix feelings. At the beginning, the whole scenario was agog with the picture of palms and beautiful decorations, coupled with the chants of “Hosanna to the son of David“. As we moved in procession into the church, the…

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