CHRIST THE KING SUNDAY (A) HOMILY

CHRIST THE KING SUNDAY: HOMILY by Fr. Matthias Lusembo THEME: THE CHARITABLE WILL GO TO THE KINGDOM OF CHRIST Objective: That we do more charitable works. The Church’s liturgical year concludes with this feast of Christ the King, instituted by Pope Pius XI in 1925 to...

THIRTY-THIRD SUNDAY A HOMILY

THIRTYTHIRD SUNDAY A: HOMILY by Fr. Matthias Lusembo THEME: GOD GAVE US TALENTS The purpose is that we use them to serve God and the community. The message is that every Christian has a duty to exercise a ministry within the community, without losing any time, because...

THIRTIETH SUNDAY A HOMILY

THIRTIETHSUNDAY A: Homily by Fr. Matthias Lusembo THEME: LET US LOVE GOD CORDIALLY AND OUR NEIGHBOR AS OURSELVES Objective: To Put Love into Practice The public teaching of Jesus at Jerusalem is coming to an end. His passion is approaching. It is a period of intensive...

TWNTY-NINTH SUNDAY A HOMILY

TWENTYNINTH SUNDAY A: HOMLIY by Fr. Matthias Lusembo THEME: REPAY TO CAESAR WHAT BELONGS TO CAESAR AND TO GOD WHAT BELONGS TO GOD Objective: That we may implement justice where it is due. In Matthew 22:15-21, the Pharisees (Representing Jews) and Herodians...

TWENTY-EIGTH SUNDAY A HOMILY

TWENTY-EIGTH SUNDAY A: HOMILY by Fr. Matthias Lusembo THEME: GOD IS INVITING US TO THE HEAVENLY FEAST Objective of the homily is that we go with the proper garment In the first reading (Is 25:6-10), God promises to make a feast for all peoples, a feast which will...

TWENTY-SEVENTH SUNDAY A HOMILY

TWENTYSEVENTH SUNDAY A: HOMILY by Fr. Matthias Lusembo THEME: WE ARE TENANTS IN GOD’S VINEYARD Objective: That we deliver fruits to God Today’s first reading (Is 5:1-7) and the Gospel (Mt 21:33-43) use the image of the vineyard. Isaiah says that Israel is the vineyard...

TWENTY-SIXTH SUNDAY A: FEAST OF VINCENT DE PAUL

BICENTENNIAL HOMILY SEPT 26/27/2020 THEME: Let us Continue to Imitate God’s Generosity Like St. Vincent de Paul Did. Vincent de Paul was born into a peasant family on April 24, 1581, in France. He was ordained a priest at 19. He came to the conclusion that helping...

TWENTY-FIFTH SUNDAY A HOMILY

TWENTY-FIFTH SUNDAY A: HOMILY by Fr. Matthias Lusembo THEME: GOD PAYS ACCORDING TO JUSTICE AND NEEDS OBJECTIVE: That we try to imitate Him. The first reading from Isaiah 55:6-9 teaches us that God’s ways are not our ways.  The Gospel presents, on the one hand, God as...

TWENTY-FOURTH SUNDAY A HOMILY

TWENTY-FOURTH SUNDAY A HOMILY by Fr. Matthias Lusembo THEME: IF YOU FORGIVE, YOUR HEAVENLY FATHER WILL FORGIVE YOU (Mt 6:14) Many people harbor anger, grudges, retaliation, hatred and the like. Can that eliminate the injustice one has experienced? Can’t that lead to...

TWENTY-THIRD SUNDAY A HOMILY

TWENTY-THIRD SUNDAY A: HOMILY by Fr. Matthias Lusembo THEME: I AM RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SALVATION OF MY BROTHERS AND SISTERS Objective: That each one of us feels concerned for the salvation of the other. When the early Church started experiencing sinfulness, Christ,...