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HOMILY FOR THE SIXTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR B

READINGS Leviticus 13:1-2, 44-46 1 Corinthians 10:31-11:1 Mark 1:40-45 THEME: A LEPER CAME TO JESUS… Beloved in Christ, today we observe Mark beginning his gospel with a very curious and interesting phrase “a leper came to Jesus” (Mark 1:40) and we wonder why this has to happen. This is because the leper had no business being in public let alone …

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Homily for the 5th Sunday in ordinary time, Year B

HOMILY FOR THE 5TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME,YEAR B READINGS: Job 7:1-4;6-7 1 Corinthians 9:16-19;22-23 Mark 1:29-39 *THEME: BEAUTY IN THE MIDST OF SUFFERING* Beloved in Christ, confronted with suffering , sickness and pain, man always wonders whether life can be beautiful. He also tries to understand the origin and meaning of suffering and sickness. For the problem of suffering …

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Homily for the 4th Sunday in ordinary time, Year B

HOMILY FOR THE 4TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR B READINGS: Deuteronomy 18:15-20 1 Corinthians 7:32-35 Matthew 1:21-28 *THEME: “JESUS MADE A DEEP IMPRESSION” (MARK 1:22)* Beloved in Christ, this morning as we gather to worship God, Mark tells us that Jesus made a deep impression whiles teaching in the synagogue. For unlike the rabbis who spoke in God’s name, …

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Homily for the 2nd Sunday in ordinary time, Year B

HOMILY FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME, YEAR B READINGS: 1 Samuel 3:3b-10.19 1 Corinthians 6:13c-15a.17-20 John 1:35-42 THEME: *THE ENCOUNTER TRANSFORMS* Beloved in Christ, this morning as we gather to worship God, we are reminded that this encounter with the Divine should result in the transformation of our very lives. Beloved, the response of Samuel – “Speak, for …

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HOMILY FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF THE EPIPHANY OF THE LORD, YEAR B

HOMILY FOR THE EPIPHANY OF THE LORD READINGS: Isaiah 60:1-6 Ephesians 3:2-3,5-6 Matthew 2:1-12 THEME: * KNOWLEDGE ALONE IS NOT ENOUGH * Dearly beloved, this morning is special for we celebrate the epiphany of the Lord as well as the first Sunday of 2018. For us, epiphany commemorates the appearance or manifestation of God in human form. This reminds us …

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Homily for Holy Family, Year B

HOMILY FOR HOLY FAMILY SUNDAY Readings: Genesis 15:1-6,21:1-3 Hebrews 11:8,11-12,17-19 Luke 2:22-40 THEME: GOD AS THE ORIGIN OF FAMILY Christmas is a family time. A period of reunion with the privilege of spending much time together, and enjoying each others company. Family has its origin in God and it is He who sustains it. Today’s celebration is one that invites …

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Homily for the 4th Sunday of Advent, year B

HOMILY FOR THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT, YEAR B READINGS: 2 Samuel 7:1-5,8b-12,14a,16 Romans 16:25-27 Luke 1:26-38 THEME: *THE YES RESPONSE* Beloved in Christ, as we celebrate the fourth Sunday of Advent, Mother Church invites us to reflect on the’ fiat’ of Mary which culminated in the birth of our saviour at Christmas. We are invited to reflect on the …

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3rd Sunday of Advent, year B

*Homily for the 3rd Sunday of Advent,Year B. Readings: Isaiah 61:1-2a , 10-11; 1Thes 5:16-24; John 16:6-8, 19-28. Theme. : *. JOY : THE MARK OF THE CHRISTIAN * Beloved in Christ, today we celebrate a very special Sunday , with an obligation to rejoice, namely *Gaudete Sunday*. The Christian is a cheerful person but the joy of the Christian …

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Homily for the second Sunday of Advent, year B

HOMILY FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT , YEAR B. ISAIAH 40:1-5,9-11 2 PETER 3:8-14 MARK 1:1-8. THEME: THE DELAY HAS A REASON Beloved in Christ, mother church invites us to reflect on the mission of John the Baptist. This is to help us appreciate the importance of preparation in our resolve to be ready for the second coming of …

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Homily for Christ , the King, Year A

*HOMILY FOR THE SOLEMNITY OF CHRIST THE KING, YEAR A.* READINGS: Ezekiel 34:11-12.15-17 1 Corinthians 15:20-26.28 Matthew 25:31-46 *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 an …

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