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HOMILY FOR THE 4TH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME,YEAR C

HOMILY FOR THE FOURTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YR C READINGS JER. 1:4-5,17-19 1COR 12:31-13:13 or 13:4-13 LK 4:21-30 PROPHET : CALLED AND SENT BY GOD Beloved in Christ, this morning Mother Church wishes to remind us that God has a specific plan for each of us and as a result God also qualifies us to fulfill this specific task. …

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HOMILY FOR THE 2ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME,YEAR C

HOMILY FOR THE 2ND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR C. READINGS ISAIAH 62:1-5 1 COR 12:4-11 JOHN 2:1-11 THEME : THE GIFT IS COMMUNAL. My dear people of God, today is a special Sunday; for it begins for us the celebration of the Sundays in ordinary time of the liturgical year. This year, generally we will listen to the gospel …

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BAPTISM OF THE LORD, YR C

HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD, YEAR C READINGS: ISAIAH 40:1-5, 9-11 TITUS 2:11-14, 3:4-7 LUKE 3:15-16, 21-22 THEME: JESUS’ BAPTISM AND OURS Beloved Friends, for more than two weeks we have been celebrating some great Christmas Solemnities in relation to Jesus as an infant, viz; the Solemnities of the Holy Family, Mary Mother of God, …

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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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