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Homily for 33rd Sunday, year A

HOMILY FOR THE 33RD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR A. READINGS Proverbs 31:10-13, 19-20, 30-31 1 Thessalonians 5:1-6 Matthew 25:14-30 THEME: LET US LOVE, NOT WITH WORDS BUT WITH DEEDS (1 John 3:18) Beloved in Christ, this Sunday is a very special Sunday for we celebrate the first world day of the poor. This day was established by Pope Francis …

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Homily for the 32nd Sunday in ordinary time, Year A

*HOMILY FOR THE 32ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR A* READINGS WISDOM 6:12-16 1 THESSALONIANS 4:13-18 MATTHEW 25:1-13 *THEME: THE FORESIGHTED CHRISTIAN* My dear friend, this morning, Mother Church invites us to reflect on the fact that we came from God and we shall return to God. We should therefore use today to secure the future. We should be conscious …

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Homily for the 31st Sunday: Year A

HOMILY FOR THE 31ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, Malachi 1:14b-2:2b. 8-10 1 Thessalonians 2:7-9.13 Matthew 23:1-12 THEME: *THE HYPOCRISY IN YOU* Beloved in Christ, Jesus today addresses the problem of religious hypocrisy and reminds us that it is not only the problem of the clergy but for all Christians. He condemns the huge gap between what we are and what …

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Homily for the 29th Sunday in ordinary time year A

HOMILY FOR THE 29TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR A. READINGS Isaiah 45:14-5 1 Thessalonians 1:1-5 Matthew 22:15-21 THEME: WHOSE IMAGE: GOD’S OR CAESAR’S? Beloved in Christ, the Church invites us to reflect on the image we bear in relation to the daily choices we are called upon to make. This is in reference to the question how do I …

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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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