TWENTY-SEVENTH SUNDAY B HOMILY

Twenty-seventh Sunday B THEME: RESPECT MARRIAGE AND LIFE In today’s Gospel text Christ confirms that marriage is between a man and a woman and it comes from God, not man, and that it is permanent and indissoluble: “What God has joined, man must not separate”. (Mk...

TWENTY-SIXTH SUNDAY B: HOMILY

Twenty-sixth Sunday B: Homily THEME: LET US CUT OFF WHATEVER CAN LEAD US TO HELL Objective: That we may get rid of anything that might ruin our souls. Many people in this world have lost parts of their bodies for the sake of saving the rest of their bodies from cancer...

TWENTY-FIFTH SUNDAY B HOMILY

TWENTY-FIFTH SUNDAY B: HOMILY THEME: LET US BE AS HUMBLE AS JESUS IS The reason why Jesus accepted the most humiliating death was to destroy the pride that caused the original sin. Today’s readings continue with this theme. The Second reading, extracted from the...

TWENTY-FOURTH SUNDAY B HOMILY

TWENTY-FOURTH SUNDAY B HOMILY THEME: WHOEVER WANTS TO FOLLOW ME MUST RENOUNCE HIMSELF, TAKE UP HIS CROSS AND FOLLOW ME “Whoever wants to follow me must renounce himself, take up his cross and follow me”, declares Jesus in Mark 8:34. So, he gives three conditions for...

TWENTY-THIRD SUNDAY B HOMILY

TWENTY-THIRD SUNDAY B HOMILY THEME: EPHPHATHA “OPEN UP” TO A BETTER FUTURE Many people live in this world as if they were deaf and dumb: Spouses not listening to each other; not talking to each other! Children not listening to their parents; family members not having...

TWENTY-SECOND SUNDAY HOMILY

TWENTY-SECOND SUNDAY B: HOMILY THEME: LET US BE MORE CONCERNED WITH THE CLEANSING OF OUR SOULS How often do we take physical showers? How often do we take spiritual showers: Confessing our sins in the Sacrament of Reconciliation? Who dares to put his/her food on a...

TWENTY-FIRST SUNDAY B HOMILY

  TWENTY-FIRST SUNDAY B: HOMILY THEME: “WILL YOU ‘MARRY’ ME?” JESUS IS ASKING US! These days many couples simply move in together without any serious commitment to each other. Each one is on one’s marks, ready to eject if one does not find what one is seeking...

TWENTIETH SUNDAY B: HOMILY

TWENTIETH SUNDAY B: HOMILY THEME: LET US RECEIVE JESUS SO THAT WE MAY HAVE ETERNAL LIFE. Today’s readings stress the fact that the Holy Eucharist, is the Food that gives us everlasting life. The implication is that the Holy Eucharist is Jesus himself. If you do not...

NINETEENTH SUNDAY B: HOMILY

NINETEENTH SUNDAY B: HOMILY THEME: DO NOT DESPAIR; GOD WILL PROVIDE FOR YOU After enjoying natural food and pleasures that do not give everlasting happiness, people tend to hunger for spiritual food. They yearn for meaning in life, enduring happiness, satisfaction....

EIGHTEENTH SUNDAY B: HOMILY

EIGHTEENTH SUNDAY B: HOMILY THEME: LET US WORK FOR FOOD THAT ENDURES FOR ETERNAL LIFE Homework: 2016 U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. As far as I know, we people enjoy eating good earthly food, day after day. If, at every Sunday Mass, we served huge amounts of free...