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HOMILY FOR DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY, YEAR C

HOMILY FOR DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY, YEAR C GOD’S MERCY : AN INVITATION READINGS Acts 5:12-16 Rev.1:9-11 a, 12-13,17-19 John 20:19-31 Beloved in Christ, this morning’s liturgy concludes the celebration of the Octave of  Easter. Also on this second sunday of Easter  every year, we have the same gospel reading though the other two readings vary depending on the liturgical year.   …

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HOMILY FOR EASTER SUNDAY

A DAY TO REJOICE READINGS Acts 10:34a, 37-43 Col 3:1-4 John 20:1-9 Beloved in Christ,  on Good Friday we heard the story of the suffering and death of Jesus. This morning we are told that Jesus who died on Good Friday rose from the dead. This is unbelievable; that someone should die and come back to life again. This is …

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Holy Saturday

JOY IS IN THE AIR HOMILY FOR HOLY SATURDAY Beloved in Christ, tonight we celebrate the great mystery of our Salvation. The liturgy of this night not only invites us to remember the history of God’s saving works and blessing but also to recall our participation in that mystery.  Therefore, I have chosen” JOY IS IN THE AIR” as our …

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HOMILY FOR GOOD FRIDAY

BECAUSE OF OUR SINS READINGS Is 52:13-53:12 Heb 4:14-16; 5:7-9 John 18:1-19:42 Beloved in Christ,  this day is called good friday because it was the day on which our debt to God was finally  paid and in full by Jesus Christ.  The central object today is the cross. In Gen. 2:16-17, the tree was attractive to the eyes but it’s …

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HOMILY FOR PALM SUNDAY, YEAR C

HOMILY FOR PALM SUNDAY, YEAR C THEME: “IN OBEDIENCE TO THE FATHER’S WILL ” READINGS Luke 19:28-40 Is 50:4-7 Phil 2:6-11 Luke 22:14-23:56 Beloved in Christ, today we celebrate Palm Sunday a day that ushers us into the events of Holy Week. We have gathered here then to re-enact what happened on that first Palm Sunday when Jesus moved from …

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GOD, THE RESTORER OF HOPE

HOMILY FOR THE 5TH SUNDAY OF LENT , YEAR C READINGS ISA. 43 :16-21 PHIL 3: 8-14 JOHN 8:1-11 THEME : GOD, THE RESTORER OF HOPE Beloved in Christ, we have arrived at the 5th Sunday of Lent,  the final Sunday before Holy Week; a reminder that next Sunday is Palm Sunday . We are thus gradually coming to the …

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THE FATHER IS FOR GIVING

HOMILY FOR THE 4TH SUNDAY OF LENT, YEAR C THEME  : THE FATHER IS FOR GIVING READINGS : JOS.5:9a, 10-12 2Cor. 5:17-21 Luke 15:1-3, 11-32 Beloved in Christ, today is a special day for us as Ghanaians ; for it is the independence day of our dear motherland. Also  for us, as Christians we have another reason to celebrate;  for …

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UNLESS YOU REPENT

HOMILY FOR THE 3RD SUNDAY OF LENT, YEAR C READINGS Ex. 3:1-8,13-15 1 Cor 10:1-6 Lk 13:1-9 THEME :  UNLESS YOU REPENT Beloved in Christ, this morning as we gather to worship we are invited to reflect on the patience of God with a warning that failure to repent will have  negative  consequence for us. Unfortunately most Christians today view …

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HOMILY FOR THE 2ND SUNDAY OF LENT YEAR C

HOMILY FOR THE 2ND SUNDAY OF LENT, YEAR C READINGS Gen. 15:5-12, 17-18 Phil. 3:17-4:1 Lk 9:28b -36 THEME : TRANSFIGURATION : THE BEST WILL COME Dearly beloved, the readings this morning remind me of a story about a certain sick man who made a promise to the doctors that should he recover,he would give a donation in cash to …

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