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CHRISTIANS AS SIGNS OF GOD’S PRESENCE IN THE WORLD, By Fr Oluwafemi Victor Orilua, CSSp

HOMILY OF SUNDAY OF THE FIFTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME ISAIAH 58:7-10, 1 Cor 2;1-5, Mt 5:13-16 THEME: CHRISTIANS AS SIGNS OF GOD’S PRESENCE IN THE WORLD You are the salt of the earth…You are the light of the world. Quotes: As Christians, as people meant to represent the kingdom of God, our influence must …

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EMPOWERED BY THE WORD, By Fr Oluwafemi Victor Orilua, CSSp

HOMILY OF SATURDAY OF THE 4TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME Heb 13:15-17, 20-21, Mark 6:30-34 THEME: EMPOWERED BY THE WORD Quotes: “For those who are ready to make sacrifice, work can never finish.” “The right knowledge produces the best result” In the gospel reading, Jesus had pity on his disciples; he told them to come …

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THE VOICE OF CONSCIENCE, By Fr Oluwafemi Victor Orilua, CSSp

HOMILY OF FRIDAY OF THE FOURTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME Heb 13:1-8, Mark 6:14-29 THEME: THE VOICE OF CONSCIENCE The state of our conscience can affect our sense of judgement. And when our mind is clear, we can see clearly. The best of sight is the function of a good conscience. With a clear conscience, …

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KNOWING THE SECRETS OF OUR LIFE, By Fr Oluwafemi Victor Orilua, CSSp

HOMILY OF THURSDAY OF THE FOURTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME Feast of the Presentation of our Lord Jesus Christ. Mal 3:1-4, Heb 14-18, Luke 2:32. THEME: KNOWING THE SECRETS OF OUR LIFE. Today, we celebrate the presentation of Jesus in the temple. Likewise, all the religious men and women in the world renew their consecration …

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 WHEN GOD REMEMBERS OUR NEIGHBOURS, By Fr Oluwafemi Victor Orilua, CSSp

HOMILY OF TUESDAY FO THE FOURTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME Memorial of St John Bosco, Priest. Heb 12:1-4, Mark 5:21-43 THEME:  WHEN GOD REMEMBERS OUR NEIGHBOURS How to take advantage of every good opportunity. “If I but touch his clothes, I shall be cured.” Having sought many solutions and failed, one would wonder why the …

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DELIVERANCE FROM A TOMB LIFE, By Oluwafemi Victor Orilua, CSSp

HOMILY OF MONDAY OF THE FOURTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME Heb11:32-40, Mk 5:1-20 THEME: DELIVERANCE FROM A TOMB LIFE The condition of the demoniac in our today’s gospel depicts a state of insecurity. A tomb is a fearful zone. It’s a metaphor for a tensed society or environment. This man was possessed by evil spirits …

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THE HOME: A STARTING POINT FOR GREATNESS, Fr Oluwafemi Victor Orilua, CSSp

HOMILY OF THURSDAY OF THE 3RD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME MEMORIAL OF ST TIMOTHY AND TITUS 2 Tim 1:1-8, Mk 4:21-25 THEME: THE HOME: A STARTING POINT FOR GREATNESS It is often said that Charity begins at home.   Our family upbringing has a great impact on our growth in virtues.  Majority of great the men …

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JESUS: THE PRINCIPAL AGENT OF CONVERSION, By Fr Oluwafemi Victor Orilua, CSSp

HOMILY OF WEDNESDAY OF THE THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME CONVERSION OF ST PAUL Acts 22:3-16, Mk 16:15-18 THEME: JESUS: THE PRINCIPAL AGENT OF CONVERSION We learn from the circumstances around the conversion of Saint Paul that the work of conversion is an act of God. Paul was a strong force against the spread of …

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HOW TO KNOW OUR TRUE FAMILY MEMBERS, By Fr Oluwafemi Victor Orilua, CSSp

  HOMILY OF TUESDAY OF THE THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME Hebrew 10:1-10, Mark 3:31-35 THEME:  HOW TO KNOW OUR TRUE FAMILY MEMBERS Our true relations are those who share in our mission and vision. Our biological root is simply our take off ground. Greater life is out there. However, since one comes before the …

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THE DEFEAT OF SATAN, By Fr Oluwafemi Victor Orilua,CSSp

HOMILY OF MONDAY OF THE THIRD WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME Heb 9:15,24-28, Matthew 3:22-30 THEME: THE DEFEAT OF SATAN In today’s gospel, Jesus was accused of using the power of Beelzebub, the prince of demon to cast out demons. His adversaries were not interested in the freedom which he brings for those who were under …

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BETTER A PRETENDER THAN BEING A SCANDAL, by Fr Oluwafemi Victor Orilua, CSSp

*BETTER A PRETENDER THAN A SCANDAL* Temptation( skandalon, scandal) are sure to come, but woe to him by whom they come. Luke 17:1-6. It is better to be a pretender, pretending to be good than living freely in the guise to be authentic and destroy others by our bad examples. Those who are meant to …

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DREAM BIGGER THAN YOUR PROBLEMS, Fr Oluwafemi Victor Orilua, CSSp

*DREAM BIGGER THAN YOUR PROBLEMS* When you don’t attempt doing what you think you cannot do, you may not be able to discover exactly what you can do. Many inventories have come to light in the process of achieving something else. When Tony MouthSax realised that he could not whistle like other children, he made …

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SCAM PERSONALITY: IN WANT OF GRACE, Fr Oluwafemi Victor Orilua, CSSp

*SCAM PERSONALITY: IN WANT OF GRACE* Don’t preach against what you cannot pray against. When lawmakers are the law breakers, we may begin to think that the law is useless. When those who preach against evil become experts in evil, we may begin to believe that evil does not exist. When those who suppose to …

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SECRETS OF ABUNDANT LIFE, Fr Oluwafemi Victor Orilua, CSSp

*SEPTEMBER TONIC AND BENEDICTION* If poverty does not kill your sense of generosity, If stress does not make you hostile, If deprivations do not stop you from being yourself, If in all situations you do not cease from praising God and you continue to pay him his due service, You are not far from abundance …

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