Daily Archives: February 18, 2012

Saturday after Ash Wednesday

Is. 58:9-14; Luke 5:27-32 The Call of Levi OTHER HOMILY SOURCES: It is Saturday after Ash Wednesday, so a reminder of authentic fasting and abstinence, is in order, served dully by the first reading. For one, the more meaningful fast … Continue reading

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Saturday after Ash Wednesday

Is. 58:9-14; Luke 5:27-32 The Call of Levi OR. Last February 8, 2008 I was watching the NBN-ZTE hearing by the Senate by which Mr. Jun Lozada, the star witness, was the one being cross-examined. But in spite of the … Continue reading

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Friday after Ash Wednesday

Is 58:1-9; matt 9:14-15 The Question About Fasting OTHER HOMILY SOURCES: We associate fasting usually with abstaining from food only. As kids we refrain during Lent from eating sweets. My father refrained from smoking his beloved cigars. A friend abstained … Continue reading

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Friday after Ash Wednesday

Is 58:1-9; matt 9:14-15 The Question About Fasting OR. Fasting is valued by most religions. It is seen as a way of expiating sin, purifying the spirit and offering up something to the divinity. Like for example, Muslims, they fast … Continue reading

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Thursday after Ash Wednesday

Deut 30:15-20; Luke 9:22-25 The Conditions of Discipleship OTHER HOMILY SOURCES: A man got lost in the desert. Walking and walking, he was so desperate to slack his thirst with a drink of water, then, he found a shack and … Continue reading

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Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time (B)

Is 43:18-19,21-22,24-25; 2Cor 1-18-22; Mk 2:1-12 OTHER HOMILY SOURCES: Homily for 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time- on the Gospel By Fr Munachi E. Ezeogu, cssp Friends before Brothers and Sisters Isaiah 43:18-19, 21-22, 24-25 2 Corinthians 1:18-22 Mark 2:1-12 When … Continue reading

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Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time (B)

Is 43:18-19,21-22,24-25; 2Cor 1-18-22; Mk 2:1-12 A missionary priest in one of the Pacific Islands was surprised one day to see a woman enter his hut carrying a handful of sand which was stilling dripping water. “Do you know what … Continue reading

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