Dearly Beloved, Looking back to about eight years ago, I just can’t stop laughing at myself. For the first time in my life I was about to board an airplane. I was making a trip to Lagos in Nigeria. I met a parishioner at the airport who was also traveling to Nigeria. Through our conversation I got to know that he was traveling on first class. Before I could leave to check-in he was called by one of the airline officials to board and as it were, we said goodbye. Upon entering the aircraft, looking for my seat, I gaze on him sitting in one of the front seats.
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Homily for the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Homily for the 26th Sunday in ordinary Time
Homily for the 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Where jealousy and selfish ambition exist,
there is disorder and every foul practice.
Where do the wars
and where do the conflicts among you come from?
Is it not from your passions
that make war within your members?
You covet but do not possess.
You kill and envy but you cannot obtain;
you fight and wage war.
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Dearly Beloved, permit me to take these verses from the gospel out of its proper/original context. The passage begins:
“As a result of this, (As a result of what? Whatever you consider going on in the body of Christ, the church, the scandals, frustrations, etc.)
“As a result of this,
Homily for the 19th Sunday in Ordinary time Year B
The Jews murmured about Jesus because he said,
"I am the bread that came down from heaven, "
and they said,
"Is this not Jesus, the son of Joseph?
Do we not know his father and mother?
Then how can he say,
'I have come down from heaven'?"
Jesus answered and said to them,
"Stop murmuring among yourselves.
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Dearly Beloved, Grace and peace to God and the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ who in his great love and mercy has bought all of us together into his presence that we may come to share in this great mystery that we have as followers of Christ. May he be praised for ever and ever. Amen.