Monthly Archives: January 2013

February 2 – Presentation of the Lord

OTHER HOMILY SOURCES: Presentation of the Lord By Fr Munachi Ezeogu, cssp Malachi 3:1-4 Hebrews 2:10-11, 13-18 Luke 2:22-40 Like Parents, Like Children  A scholar was conducting a study of an Amish village. The Amish are a branch of the … Continue reading

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DAILY HOMILIES

FEBRUARY, 2013,             CYCLE C,      YEAR I SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT           1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 … Continue reading

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Canon 1199-1204

CHAPTER II. AN OATH Can.  1199 §1. An oath, that is, the invocation of the divine name in witness to the truth, cannot be taken unless in truth, in judgment, and in justice. §2. An oath which the canons require … Continue reading

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Canon 1191-1198

TITLE V. A VOW AND AN OATH (Cann. 1191 – 1204) CHAPTER I. A VOW Can.  1191 §1. A vow, that is, a deliberate and free promise made to God about a possible and better good, must be fulfilled by … Continue reading

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Canon 1186-1190

TITLE IV. THE VENERATION OF THE SAINTS, SACRED IMAGES, AND RELICS (Cann. 1186 – 1190) Can.  1186 To foster the sanctification of the people of God, the Church commends to the special and filial reverence of the Christian faithful the … Continue reading

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Canon 1183-1185

CHAPTER II. THOSE TO WHOM ECCLESIASTICAL FUNERALS MUST BE GRANTED OR DENIED Can.  1183 §1. When it concerns funerals, catechumens must be counted among the Christian faithful. §2. The local ordinary can permit children whom the parents intended to baptize … Continue reading

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Canon 1177-1182

CHAPTER I. THE CELEBRATION OF FUNERALS Can.  1177 §1. A funeral for any deceased member of the faithful must generally be celebrated in his or her parish church. §2. Any member of the faithful or those competent to take care … Continue reading

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Canon 1176

TITLE III. ECCLESIASTICAL FUNERALS (Cann. 1176 – 1185) Can.  1176 §1. Deceased members of the Christian faithful must be given ecclesiastical funerals according to the norm of law. §2. Ecclesiastical funerals, by which the Church seeks spiritual support for the … Continue reading

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Canon 1173-1175

TITLE II. THE LITURGY OF THE HOURS (Cann. 1173 – 1175) Can.  1173 Fulfilling the priestly function of Christ, the Church celebrates the liturgy of the hours. In the liturgy of the hours, the Church, hearing God speaking to his … Continue reading

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Canon 1166-1172

PART II : THE OTHER ACTS OF DIVINE WORSHIP TITLE I: SACRAMENTALS (Cann. 1166 – 1172) Can.  1166 Sacramentals are sacred signs by which effects, especially spiritual effects, are signified in some imitation of the sacraments and are obtained through … Continue reading

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Second Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year C)

OTHER HOMILY SOURCES: 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time – on the Gospel By Fr Munachi E. Ezeogu, cssp Isaiah 62:1-5 1 Corinthians 12:4-11 John 2:1-12 Concern for Others is the Beginning of Miracles  St John in his gospel mentions Mary, … Continue reading

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Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

READINGS (Cycle C): Reading 1 Is 62:1-5 For Zion’s sake I will not be silent, for Jerusalem’s sake I will not be quiet, until her vindication shines forth like the dawn and her victory like a burning torch. Nations shall … Continue reading

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Saturday of the Third Week in Ordinary Time

READINGS (Year I): Reading 1 HEB 11:1-2, 8-19 Brothers and sisters: Faith is the realization of what is hoped for and evidence of things not seen. Because of it the ancients were well attested. By faith Abraham obeyed when he was … Continue reading

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