Sunday Homilies

STRENGTH TO RESIST THE FORCES AGAINST HUMAN SALVATION

HOMILY OF THE FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT YEAR B Genesis 9:8-15, 1Peter 3:18-22, Mark 1:12-15. THEME: STRENGTH TO RESIST THE FORCES AGAINST HUMAN SALVATION I begin my today’s reflection with a quote by Dr Ashima Godwin which reads, “If you have a calling to be a shelter. Don’t search for shade. Grow in the desert.” …

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JESUS BAPTISM: DIVINE SOLIDARITY AND THE NEED FOR HUMAN COOPERATION

HOMILY OF THE BAPTISM OF THE LORD Isaiah 55:1-11, 1 John 5:1-9, Mark 1:7-11 The baptism of Jesus is a pointer to God’s interest in humanity. Though sinless, Jesus came to be baptised by the John the Baptist. By this singular act, he demonstrated his solidarity with us. This association of human and the divine …

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