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...

SEVENTEENTH SUNDAY B: HOMILY

Seventeenth Sunday B: Homily THEME: LET US, ALWAYS, SHARE WITH THE NEEDY. Last Sunday, we saw that a good shepherd cares for the sheep and the sheep trustingly obey him. The gospel text of last Sunday ended with the statement: “When Jesus got out of the boat, he saw...

Sixteenth Sunday B: Homily

Sixteenth Sunday B: Homily THEME: AM I A GOOD SHEPHERD? Objective: That each one of us may develop a caring attitude. Today’s readings are all about shepherds and sheep. The word “shepherd” here stands for anybody with a responsibility towards others and the word...

Sunday 15 B

Sunday 15 B: Homily THEME: IS EACH ONE OF US CARRYING OUT CHRIST’S MISSION? (The homework for this week is from Mathew 10; Ezekiel 3: 18 & Judges 6 &7) How many of us here were baptized? How many were confirmed? At baptism our ears and lips were blessed so...

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

THEME: WELCOME GOD, IN WHATEVER FORM HE COMES TO YOU I congratulate you upon accepting any validly ordained priest, whether he comes from India or Uganda, or Poland or U.S.A. You accept us as God’s messengers, despite our origins and weaknesses. You are not like the...

Sunday 13 Ordinary B

THEME: NEVER LOSE HOPE IN GOD Objective: That we may never lose hope, whatever the situation may be. Today’s Gospel text reports a woman who had been afflicted with hemorrhages for twelve years. She had been impoverished by doctors who left her in a worse situation....

The Birth of John the Baptist (June 24): Homily

Today, June 24th, nine months after September 23rd, we celebrate the birth of St. John the Baptist, son of Elizabeth and Zechariah, a priest. Luke tells us that “they both lived good lives in God’s sight and obeyed fully all the Lord’s laws and commands. They had no...

11TH SUNDAY B HOMILY (MK 4: 26-34): 06-17-18

THEME: THE KINGDOM OF GOD IS GROWING Objective: That we may continue to contribute to its growth. Today’s readings are about the birth and growth of the Kingdom of God, as demonstrated by the gigantic growth of the Church from one person Jesus, to over two billion. ...