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EPIPHANY OF THE LORD

EPIPHANY OF THE LORD READINGS ISAIAH 60:1-6 EPH. 3:2-3a, 5-6 MATTHEW 2:1-12 THEME: KNOWLEDGE THAT TRANSFORMS My dear friend in Christ, this morning as we gather to worship our God on the occasion of the first sunday of this year, Mother church is also inviting us to celebrate the feast of Epiphany. Epiphany means manifestation or appearance. Originally, it referred …

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HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY; YEAR C

HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY; YEAR C READINGS: 1ST READING: 1 SAMUEL 1:20- 22, 24- 28 2ND READING: 1 JOHN 3: 1-2, 21 -24 GOSPEL: LUKE 2:41- 52 THEME: THE HOLY FAMILY: OUR MODEL Beloved in Christ, Christmas is a family time. It is a period where families are reunited again and are offered the privilege and …

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HOMILY FOR THE THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT, YEAR C

HOMILY FOR THE THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT, YEAR C READINGS: Zephaniah 3:14-18a Philippians 4:4-7 Luke 3:10-18 THEME: REJOICE: GOD IS IN YOUR MIDST. There is a story told of two friends in a certain remote village. One was rich but always sad and gloomy, while the other was poor but always happy and joyful. One day, the happy (the poor) …

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HOMILY FOR THE 4TH SUNDAY OF ADVENT, YEAR C

HOMILY FOR THE 4TH SUNDAY OF ADVENT, YEAR C THEME: THE JOY OF VISITATION READINGS: MICAH 5:1-4a HEBREWS 10:5-10 LUKE 1:39-45 A story is told of a Primary School teacher who asked her pupils to write an essay on the topic “WHAT I WISH FROM GOD?” While marking the scripts the teacher found a strange essay written by one of …

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HOMILY FOR THE THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT, YEAR C

HOMILY FOR THE THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT, YEAR C READINGS: Zephaniah 3:14-18a Philippians 4:4-7 Luke 3:10-18 THEME: REJOICE: GOD IS IN YOUR MIDST. There is a story told of two friends in a certain remote village. One was rich but always sad and gloomy, while the other was poor but always happy and joyful. One day, the happy (the poor) one said to …

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HOMILY FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF CHRIST THE KING, YEAR B.

HOMILY FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF CHRIST THE KING, YEAR B. READINGS: Daniel 7 :13-14 Revelation 1:5-8 John 18:33b -37 THEME: OUR KING SAVES Beloved in Christ, today we celebrate the solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ the King of the universe. We celebrate a King willing to die for humanity and whose loving kindness endures forever. We shall therefore have …

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HOMILY FOR THE 33RD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME,YEAR B

HOMILY FOR THE 33RD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME,YEAR B READINGS Daniel 12:1-3 Hebrews 10:11-14, 18 Matthew 13:24-32 THEME HOPE : THE FOUNDATION OF CHRISTIAN FAITH Beloved, there is always this particular student in the class whose job is to announce the count down to the great day of going home and when the day finally arrives they all go home …

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HOMILY FOR THE 32RD SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME,YEAR B

Homily for the 32nd sunday in ordinary time, year b READINGS 1 Kgs 17:10-16 Heb. 9:24-28 Mark 12: 38-44 THEME: ” GIVING : A CHALLENGE TO FAITH IN GOD Beloved in Christ, the Church invites us this morning to reflect on ‘ sacrificial giving’, that is giving to the extent that it hurts. This is to help us appreciate the …

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HOMILY FOR THE 31ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME,YEAR B

HOMILY FOR 31ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR B Readings: Deuteronomy 6:1-6 Hebrews 7:23-28 Mark 12:28-34 VALIDATE YOUR LOVE FOR GOD Beloved in Christ. today as we celebrate the 31st Sunday in ordinary time, through the first reading and the gospel, The Church is reminding us that our love for God cannot exist in a vacuum. In fact, this love …

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HOMILY FOR THE 30TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME,YEAR B

HOMILY FOR 30TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR B READINGS: Jeremiah 31:7-9 Hebrews 5:1-6 Mark 10:46-52 THEME: BE FOCUSED DESPITE THE OBSTACLES Beloved in Christ, today Mother Church invites us to reflect on how we can live a fulfilled Christian life inspite of the challenges and the obstacles we face. Therefore, while acknowledging the existence of these challenges, the word …

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