Home / Homily (page 7)

Homily

HOMILY FOR THE 7TH SUNDAY OF EASTER, YEAR B

HOMILY FOR THE SEVENTH SUNDAY OF EASTER, YEAR B READINGS: Acts 1:15-17.20-26 1 John 4:11-19 John 17:11-19 THEME: THAT THEY MAY BE ONE Beloved in Christ, today, Mother Church in anticipation of Pentecost is inviting us to a life of unity as a prerequisite for the coming of the Holy Spirit. For in the words of Pope Benedict (Emeritus), the …

Read More »

HOMILY FOR THE 6TH SUNDAY OF EASTER, YEAR B

HOMILY FOR THE SIXTH SUNDAY OF EASTER , YEAR B READINGS: Acts 10:25-26.34-35.44-48 1 John 4:7-10 John 15:9-17 THEME: CALL TO SACRIFICIAL LOVE My dear friend, as we approach the end of the season of Easter, Mother Church invites us today to reflect deeply on the implications of our relationship with God. This then is a call to reflect on …

Read More »

HOMILY FOR THE FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER, YEAR B

HOMILY FOR THE FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER, YEAR B READINGS: Acts 9:26-31 1John 3:18-24 John 15:1-8 WHEN YOU REMAIN IN CHRIST Beloved in Christ, today Mother Church invites us to reflect on what it means for a Christian to remain in Lord Jesus Christ. This reminder is to help us to consider ways through which we can always remain connected …

Read More »

HOMILY FOR GOOD SHEPHERD SUNDAY, YR B

HOMILY FOR THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER, YEAR B READINGS: Acts 4:8-12 1 John 3:1-2 John 10:11-18 THEME: JESUS CHRIST, OUR GOOD SHEPHERD Beloved in Christ, today the Church commemorates World Day of Prayer for Vocations. This is an invitation for us to reflect on the meaning of God’s calling and also our obligation to pray for vocations. This Sunday …

Read More »

BE A WITNESSING CHRISTIAN NOT A PARROTING CHRISTIAN

HOMILY FOR THE 3RD SUNDAY OF EASTER, YEAR B READINGS: Acts 3:13-15, 17-19ab 1 John 2:1-5a Luke 24: 35-48 THEME: BE A WITNESSING CHRISTIAN NOT A PARROTING CHRISTIAN Beloved in Christ, Mother Church today is reminding us of who we have been called to become -we are witnesses of the resurrection. But our challenge is how we are to witness …

Read More »

A NEW PAPAL ENCYCLICAL

Pope’s Apostolic Exhortation on holiness to be presented on Monday Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation “Gaudete et Exsultate” will be presented at the Holy See Press office in the Vatican on Monday, 9 April. A statement released by the Holy See Press Office on Thursday said a Press Conference to launch and present Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation “Gaudete et Exsultate” (Rejoice …

Read More »

DON’T MISS THE 6TH EDITION OF THE DIOCESAN NEWSLETTER

Did you know the Sekondi Takoradi Diocese will be 50 years next year? Bishop Kwofie has appointed a new Diocesan Youth Co-ordinator. Who is she? Are you aware that Bishop Essuah Primary School is 75 years? Did you know that the St. Kizito’s Catechitical Centre has trained 100 Catechists since 2016? To read more about these and other interesting stories, …

Read More »

READINGS FOR TODAY 28/03/2018

Wednesday of Holy Week Reading 1 IS 50:4-9A The Lord GOD has given me a well-trained tongue, That I might know how to speak to the weary a word that will rouse them. Morning after morning he opens my ear that I may hear; And I have not rebelled, have not turned back. I gave my back to those who …

Read More »

READINGS FOR MARCH 27,2018

Tuesday of Holy Week Reading 1 IS 49:1-6 Hear me, O islands, listen, O distant peoples. The LORD called me from birth, from my mother’s womb he gave me my name. He made of me a sharp-edged sword and concealed me in the shadow of his arm. He made me a polished arrow, in his quiver he hid me. You …

Read More »

THE CHRISM MASS

THE CHRISM MASS The Mass takes its name from the blessing of the holy oils used in the sacraments throughout the year, which are then given to priests to take back to their parishes.The Rite of Reception of the Oils by representatives of the diocesan parishes is a sign of each parish’s unity with the Bishop and the diocesan Church.Whenever …

Read More »