• HOMILY OF 31ST SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR C 

    December 15, 2017 admin

    MARIST INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE READINGS: WIS. 11:22-12:2; 2THESS. 1:11-2:2 & LUKE 19:1-10 Outline Cases Link to that of Zacchaeus – a portrait of a professional sinner God’s attitude/perspective of sinners We too need salvation by encountering Jesus Why are we stagnated? Obstacles: You and I (I – short stature of Zacchaeus. You – the crowd…

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  • THE ASSUMPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

    December 15, 2017 admin

    St. Paul the great teacher of our faith avers that “Now if Christ is being preached as raised from the dead, how can some of you say there is no resurrection of the dead? But if there is no resurrection of the dead, then not even Christ has been raised. And if Christ has not…

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  • HOMILY OF TWENTIETH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (YEAR C)

    December 15, 2017 admin

    READINGS: Jer. 38:4-6.8-10; Ps. 40; Heb. 12:1-4; Luke 12:49-53 At the birth of Jesus Christ, the scripture relates the following “And suddenly there was a multitude of the heavenly host with the angel, praising God and saying: ‘Glory to God in the highest and on earth peace to men of goodwill.’” (Luke 2:13-14) Somebody is…

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  • SEVENTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR C

    December 15, 2017 admin

    Readings: Gen. 18:20-32; Ps. 138; Col. 2:12-14; Luke 11:1-13 “Man has a noble task: That of prayer and love. To pray and love, that is the happiness of man on earth.’ St. John Mary Vianney” Our liturgy today gives us the great opportunity to reflect on the subject – matter of prayer. The Christian life…

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  • SIXTEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR C

    December 15, 2017 admin

    Readings: Gen. 18: 1-10a; Resp. ps. 15: 2-3a. 3bc-4ab.5; Col. 1:24-28; Luke 10: 38-42 Last Sunday the readings specifically emphasised the dignity of the human person by stating categorically clear that every human being is a neighbour. Meaning that every person no matter how small in stature, low in rank or position is another you…

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  • THE SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST HOLY TRINITY (YEAR C)

    December 15, 2017 admin

    Readings: Pro. 8:22-31; Ps. 8; Rom. 5:1-5; John 16:12-15 There are four major celebrations that highlight the centrality of our faith in God and they assist us to appreciate the goodness of God in our lives: the solemnity of the Holy Trinity, the solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ, the solemnity of the…

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  • THE SOLEMNITY OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

    December 15, 2017 admin

    Readings: Gen. 3:9-15, 20; Eph. 1:3-6, 11-12; Luke 1:26-38. Mary prophetically says that “Behold all generations will call me blessed.” (Luke 1:48). To God be the glory, the Catholic Church has copiously called Mary blessed through the solemn dogmas of Mary’s Immaculate Conception, her Perpetual Virginity, her Divine Motherhood and Her Glorious Assumption Body and…

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  • HOMILY FOR EASTER SUNDAY OF THE RESURRECTION OF THE LORD

    December 14, 2017 admin

    Readings: Acts 10:34a.37-43; Resp. Ps. 118:1-2.15c-17.22-23; Col. 3:1-4; John 20:1-9. Happy Easter my dear people of God and May the blessings of the risen Lord abide with you now and always! “This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it” (Ps.118:24). This is the most excellent and…

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  • SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER –DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY (YEAR C)

    December 14, 2017 admin

    Readings: Acts 5:12-16; Rev 1:9-11, 12-13, 17-19; John 20:19-31 We have three reasons to reflect on the Mercy of God. First, every second Sunday of Easter is celebrated as Divine Mercy Sunday, secondly, our readings illustrate the mercy of God and thirdly, Pope Francis has declared 8th December 2015 – 20th November 2016 as the…

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  • FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT YEAR C

    December 14, 2017 admin

    Readings: Isa. 43:16-21, Phil 3:8-14, John 8:1-11 A story was told of a man that was caught stealing, ands he was brought before the king, who gave orders that he be hanged. However, as he was being led to the gallows, the man told the governor that he knew a wonderful secret. He claimed that…

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