Sunday Homilies

BEING AT HOME, Fr Oluwafemi Victor Orilua, CSSp

HOMILY OF THE 4TH SUNDAY OF LENT Joshua 5:9a.10-12, 2 Cor. 5:17-21, Luke 15:1-3.11-32 THEME: BEING AT HOME True reconciliation is all about reaching a truce. It is about forgiving and forgetting. “In Christ God was reconciling the world to himself, not counting their trespasses against them, and entrusting to us the message of reconciliation” …

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COMING HOME, By Fr Oluwafemi Victor Orilua, CSSp

HOMILY OF THE THIRD SUNDAY OF LENT YEAR C Exodus 3;1-8a.13-15, 1Cor 10:1-6.10-12, Luke 13:1-9 THEME: COMING HOME: Fate took Joseph to Egypt and the struggle for survival took his people there the same. The Jews were comfortable enjoying the privilege of Joseph, the slave-turned-minister. They forgot the land of their birth until their number …

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THE WORD OF GOD: OUR ANCHOR IN TIMES OF TEST, Fr Oluwafemi Victor Orilua,CSSp

HOMILY OF THE FIRST SUNDAY OF LENT YEAR C THEME: THE WORD OF GOD: OUR ANCHOR IN TIMES OF TEST Deut. 26:4-10, Romans 10:8-13, Luke 4:1-13 There is no promotion without examination.  Knowledge is power. Our result is a test of how much we know.  No mission without a test. Test running is a necessity …

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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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