Category Archives: 087. Ord. Sundays 21-33 (B)

Twenty First Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)

Jos 24:1-2, 15-17, 18; Eph 5:21-32; John 6:60-69 The story is told of an Indian Christian evangelist who was distributing the Gospels to passengers in a train speeding through Central India. One man in anger took the copy, tore it … Continue reading

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Twenty Second Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)

Deut 4:1-2,6-8; Jas 1:17-18,21-22,27; Mark 7:1-8,14-15,21-23 William Barclay, the famous Scottish Protestant theologian, tells the story about an old Jewish rabbi who was in a Roman prison. He was on a minimal ration of food and water. It was just … Continue reading

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Twenty Third Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)

Is 35:4-7; James 2:1-5; Mark 7:31-37 Cardinal Sin, as told in the homily of Bishop Bacani, tells the story of a blind vendor selling some candies and other items on a sidewalk during the Christmas season. As people were rushing, … Continue reading

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Twenty Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time Year (Year B)

Is. 50:4-9; James 2:14-18; Mark 8:27-35 Two travelers were on the road, when a bear suddenly appeared. Both ran as fast as they could. One dashed to a tree by the side of the road, climbed up and hid in … Continue reading

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Twenty Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)

Wis. 2:12, 17-20; James 3:16-4:3; Mark 9:30-37 When St. Bernard was asked what the four cardinal virtues were, he replied: “Humility, humility, humility and humility.” In today’s gospel, the disciples of Jesus on their way to Capernaum, they discussed among … Continue reading

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Twenty Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)

Num 11:25-29; James 5:1-6; Mk 9:38-43, 47-48 There was a four-year-old boy who wanted to go to school but his mother told him that he must first know four English words. Later as he was watching TV, he heard a … Continue reading

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Twenty Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)

Gen 2:18-24; Heb 2:9-11; Mk 10:2-16 (10:2-12) There was once a story about teacher in English who asked her sophomore class what’s the word denoting a marriage with many wives. A student answered, “Ma’am, polygamy.” “Correct,” she said. “How about … Continue reading

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