Sunday Homilies

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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WEARING THE GARMENT THAT FIT THE OCCASION, Revd Fr Oluwafemi Victor Orilua, CSSp

HOMILY, 28TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A Isaiah 25:6-10a, Phil 4:12-14.19-20, Matthew 22:1-14  In our today’s gospel, Jesus gave a parable which makes reference to a man who entered a wedding banquet without a wedding garment. The banquet of the Lord is that of joy. All who respond to his invitation do so for …

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GRATITUDE: OUR BEST ATTITUDE TO GOD’S LOVE, Revd Fr Oluwafemi Victor Orilua, CSSp

*HOMILY, 27TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A* Is 5:1-7; Phil 4:6-9; Mt 21:33-43 Genuine love may not be appreciated, but it can never be wasted. Showing love amidst all odds is heroic. The one who rejected it is the victim of circumstances. For love unutilized by one is love transfered to another. Moreover, when …

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SIMPLE OBEDIENCE, Revd Fr Oluwafemi Victor Orilua, CSSp

HOMILY, 26TH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR A Eze 18:25-28, Phil 2:1-11 or Phil 2:1-5, Matthew 21:28-32  FOOD FOR THOUGHT True obedience is not a matter of a second thought. We must not give complex solution to simple problems. Pride and too much of self-consciousness prevent us from believing in others. People who are too …

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HYPOCRISY OF LIP-SERVICE AND PRETENDED DEVOTION, by Rev Fr Andrew Odeyemi

HOMILY, 26TH SUNDAY OF THE YEAR (A) Rev Fr Andrew Odeyemi Ez 18:25-28; Phil 2:1-11; Mt 21:28-32 Today’s liturgy centers on the need for repentance and the importance of doing God’s will. What guarantees our entrance into God’s Kingdom is not mere profession of faith but most importantly repentance and obedience to the will of …

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