• HOLY THURSDAY HOMILY

    December 15, 2017 admin

    Readings: Ex. 12:1-8.11-14; Ps. 116:12-13.15-16bc. 17-18.; 1Cor. 11:23-26; John 13:1-15. T This evening’s Mass of the Lord’s Supper officially opens the Easter Triduum. On this evening we commemorate “Our Lord’s Last Supper” in which three significant events were carried out by Our Lord Jesus Christ: the joint institution of the Holy Eucharist and the Ministerial…

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  • A HOMILY OF FOURTH SUNDAY OF LENT YEAR A

    December 15, 2017 admin

      Readings: 1 Sam. 16:1b.6-7.10-13a; Ps. 23:1-3a.3b-4.5-6. Eph. 5:8-14. John 9:1-41. Fourth Sunday of Lent is called usually called Laetare Sunday that is Rejoice Sunday. We are full of joy because we are half way to the celebration of the climax of our Christian faith – the Death and Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ.…

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  • A HOMILY ON THE ANNUNCIATION OF THE LORD

    December 15, 2017 admin

    READINGS: Is. 7:10-14; 8:10; Ps. 40:7-8a. 8b-9.10.11. Heb. 10:4-10. Luke 1:26-38. What a joyful day to gather and celebrate the Annunciation of the Lord and the Incarnation of Our Lord Jesus Christ. The day when the WORD BECAME FLESH AND DWELT (LIVED) AMONG US. Today we celebrate the conception day of our Lord and at…

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  • HOMILY OF FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT YEAR A

    December 15, 2017 admin

    GOD INTERVENING IN HUMAN HISTORY Readings: Is. 7:10-14, Rom. 1:1-7 & Matt. 1: 18-24 My dear friends in Christ may the name of the Lord be praised both now and forever, amen. Today we have come to the first climax of our preparations for Christmas. And from 17th to 23rd of December all our readings…

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  • 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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  • 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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