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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 14th Sunday in ordinary time year A

*HOMILY FOR THE FOURTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME* READINGS Zechariah 9:9-10 Romans 8:9,11-13 Matthew 11:25-30 *THEME: BEING YOKED WITH JESUS* Beloved in Christ, this morning Jesus our saviour invites us to learn to show appreciation to God for His manifold blessings and also to depend and rely on Him in the face of life’s challenges and difficulties. But sadly most …

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Homily for Holy Trinity Sunday, Year A

HOMILY FOR HOLY TRINITY SUNDAY, YEAR A. READINGS Exodus 34:4b -6; 8-9 2 Corinthians 13:11-13 John 3:16-18 THEME: THE HOLY TRINITY; OUR MODEL OF COMMUNION Beloved in Christ, the Church today celebrates the solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity in honour of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit as we ponder with thanksgiving what they did to accomplish our salvation. …

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Homily for Pentecost Sunday, Year A

Homily for Pentecost Sunday, Year A Readings: Acts 2:1-11 1Cor 12:3b -7, 12-13 John 20:19-23 Theme : COME HOLY SPIRIT  Beloved in Christ, this Sunday is a special day, for it commemorates the  fiftieth day after the resurrection of Jesus Christ and also marks that special day on which Jesus Christ fulfilled his promise of sending the Holy Spirit to …

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Homily for the 7th Sunday of Easter, Year A

*HOMILY FOR THE 7TH SUNDAY OF EASTER (Year A)* READINGS: Acts 1:12-14 1 Peter 4:13-16 John 17:1-11a *THEME: WHAT IS ETERNAL LIFE?* Beloved in Christ, on this special Sunday, Mother Church invites us  to reflect on what eternal life is. This is important because some Christians tend to think of eternal life as meaning life without end. However, in the …

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6th Sunday of Easter,YR A ( homily)

HOMILY FOR THE 6TH SUNDAY OF EASTER, YEAR A READINGS: ACTS 8:5-8, 14-17 1 PETER 3:15-18 JOHN 14:15-21 THEME: LOVE ME AND KEEP MY COMMANDMENTS Beloved in Christ, today we gather to celebrate the 6th Sunday of Easter with a call on us to prepare for the coming feasts of Ascension (Jesus’ return to the Father) and Pentecost (the descent …

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Homily for the 5th Sunday of Easter, Year A

HOMILY FOR THE FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER, YEAR A READINGS Acts 6:1-7 1 Peter 2:4-9 John 14:1-12 *THEME: THE CHALLENGE OF OUR CHRISTIAN PRIVILEGE* Beloved in Christ, this morning Mother Church invites us to reflect on who we are as Christians and the challenges we face in trying to live out this identity. This has become necessary because most Christians …

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VOCATIONS SUNDAY HOMILY

*HOMILY FOR THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER, YEAR A* (VOCATIONS SUNDAY) READINGS Acts 2:14a, 36-41 1 Peter 2:20b- 25 John 10:1-10 *THEME: LED BY THE SPIRIT FOR MISSION* Beloved in Christ, every year the fourth Sunday of Easter is set aside to recall the relationship between God and His people as described in the image of the Good Shepherd and …

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Homily for the 3rd Sunday of Easter, Year A

Homily for the 3rd Sunday of Easter, Year A Reading  Acts 2: 14, 22-33 1 Peter 1: 17- 21 Luke 24 : 13-35 Theme  THE RESURRECTION AND WHAT WE HAVE BECOME Beloved in Christ, this morning as we gather to celebrate the third Sunday of Easter , Mother Church invites us to reflects on the resurrection of Jesus and who …

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Homily for Divine Mercy Sunday, Year A

*HOMILY FOR DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY* READINGS: Acts 2:42-47 I Peter 1:3-9 John 20:19-31 *THEME: THIS MERCY IS BOUNDLESS* Beloved, this Sunday we celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday. A commemoration of Jesus’ revelation to a Polish nun, Sr. Faustina Kowalska on the Divine Mercy. It was Pope St. John Paul II who on 30th April 2000 granted it to the Universal Church …

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