Weekdays homilies

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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THE CRIPPLING EFFECTS OF OVER FAMILIARITY, Fr Oluwafemi Victor Orilua, CSSp

HOMILY OF WEDNESDAY OF THE FOURTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME Heb 12:4-7,11-15, Mk 6:1-6 THEME: THE CRIPPLING EFFECTS OF OVER FAMILIARITY “So, he was not able to perform any mighty deed there, apart from curing a few sick people by laying his hands on them. He was amazed at their lack of faith.” Jesus was …

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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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DANGER OF FORGETFULNESS, By Fr Oluwafemi Victor Orilua, CSSp

HOMILY OF SATURDAY OF THE 11TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR C 2chronicles 24:17-25, Matthew 6:24-34 THEME: DANGER OF FORGETFULNESS If the beloved of God neglect his ways, they are bound to suffer calamities. We easily forget God when things become rosy for us. Those who choose other gods will have their sorrows multiplied. King …

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HOW GOD PRESERVES HIS OWN CHOICE, Fr Oluwafemi Victor Orilua, CSSp

HOMILY OF FRIDAY OF THE 11TH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME 2kings 11:1-4.9-18, 20, Matthew 6:19-23 THEME: HOW GOD PRESERVES HIS OWN CHOICE A nation that is ruled by blood-sucking men and women will never know peace until God handpicked his own choice of leader. Athaliah was ruthless. She was the daughter of Jezebel and king …

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CONSEQUENCE OF EVIL INFLUENCE, Fr Oluwafemi Victor Orilua,CSSp

HOMILY OF TUESDAY, 14TH OF JUNE, 2022 2Kings 2:1.6-14, Matthew 6:1-6.16-18 THEME:  CONSEQUENCE OF EVIL INFLUENCE Ahab may not have had a murderous instinct, but the kind of wife he married has brought evil upon his family. He couldn’t manage his grief at Naboth refusal and he allowed his wife, Jezebel, to perform a proxy …

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