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Homily -28th Sunday – year A

HOMILY. FOR THE 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME READINGS Isaiah 25:6-10 Philippians 4:12-14, 19-20 Matthew 22:1-14 *A GODLY INVITATION WITH A HUMAN RESPONSE* Beloved in Christ, today Mother Church invites us to reflects on the universal nature of salvation and the fact that not all who were invited accepted the call. God wants us all to be saved, however he …

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Homily for 27th Sunday, year A

*HOMILY FOR THE 27TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR A* READINGS Isaiah 5:1-7 Philippians 4:6-9 Matthew 21:33-43 *THEME: FRUITS OF A VINEYARD* Beloved in Christ, Mother Church invites us to reflect on the care lavished on us by God and the sinful response from His people as well as the approaching judgement. For Isaiah, God is like the farmer who …

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Homily 26th Sunday- year A

HOMILY FOR THE 26TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME READINGS Ezekiel 18:25-28 Philippians 2:1-11 Matthew 21:28-32 THEME: REPENT AND BE FORGIVEN Beloved in Christ, this morning Mother Church reminds us that we all have our individual freedom to say yes or no to God with the assurance that change is also possible for those who desire it. But we should not …

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Homily for the 25th Sunday in ordinary time, year A

*HOMILY FOR THE 25TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR A* READINGS ISAIAH 55:6-9 PHIL 1:20-24;27 MATTHEW 20:1-16 *THEME: WHY BEGRUDGE MY GENEROSITY* Beloved in Christ, one of the phrases we hear as we go through life is “this is not fair” or “it isn’t fair”. This phrase is commonly used in man’s relationship with God especially when God blesses both …

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Homily for the 24th Sunday in ordinary time, year A

Homily for the 24th Sunday in ordinary time, year A . Readings: Sirach 27: 30 – 28: 7, Romans 14: 7-9, Matthew 18:21-35. Theme: FORGIVENESS: A CHRISTIAN OBLIGATION. Dearly Beloved, it’s refreshing to be back having been away for our annual priestly retreat and annual diocesan grotto spiritual exercise. This morning we are invited to reflect on the need to …

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Homily for the 15th Sunday in ordinary time,year A

HOMILY FOR THE 15TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR A. READINGS Isaiah  55:10-11 Romans 8:18-23 Matthew 13:1-23 or 13:1-9 *THEME: WHY DESPAIR WHEN HOPE CONSOLES* My dear friend in Christ, faced with the obstacles and challenges of life, some of us easily give up saying life is not worth it, others also choose the extreme by ending their very life …

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Homily for the 14th Sunday in ordinary time year A

*HOMILY FOR THE FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME* READINGS Zechariah 9:9-10 Romans 8:9,11-13 Matthew 11:25-30 *THEME: BEING YOKED WITH JESUS* Beloved in Christ, this morning Jesus our saviour invites us to learn to show appreciation to God for His manifold blessings and also to depend and rely on Him in the face of life’s challenges and difficulties. But sadly most …

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Homily for the 13th Sunday in ordinary time year A

HOMILY FOR THE 13TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME READINGS 2 Kings 4:8-11, 14-16a Romans 6:3-4, 8-11 Matthew 10:37-42 THEME: GIVING IS RECEIVING Beloved in Christ, this morning as we celebrate the 13th Sunday in ordinary time, the readings invite us to reflect on hospitality as our appreciation to the generosity of God. It is not just a matter of opening …

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Homily for the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ, Year A

*HOMILY FOR CORPUS CHRISTI, YEAR A.* READINGS Deuteronomy 8:2-3,14b-16a 1 Corinthians 10:16-17 John 6:51-58 *THEME: BECOMING WHAT WE CELEBRATE* Beloved in Christ, today is a special day for we celebrate the solemnity of the body and blood of Christ. We celebrate the total self-gift of God to the human race so as to restore us into a right relationship with …

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Homily for Holy Trinity Sunday, Year A

HOMILY FOR HOLY TRINITY SUNDAY, YEAR A. READINGS Exodus 34:4b -6; 8-9 2 Corinthians 13:11-13 John 3:16-18 THEME: THE HOLY TRINITY; OUR MODEL OF COMMUNION Beloved in Christ, the Church today celebrates the solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity in honour of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit as we ponder with thanksgiving what they did to accomplish our salvation. …

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