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Homily for the 3rd Sunday of Lent “C”– RCIA – 2019

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Homily for the 3rd Sunday of Lent “C”– RCIA – 2019 Theme: Trusting in God’s plan for your life Dearly Beloved, permit me to ask you this, does God have any expectations of us? Definitely. We read last week from the book of Genesis how he made a covenant with Abraham. He was going to be a father to Abraham and his descendants; however, he expected Abraham to be trusting and faithful. Friends, there is nothing wrong to be hopeful and expectant for all the positive things as we commit our lives to God.

Homily of the Feast of Mary Mother of God - 2019

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Homily of the Feast of Mary Mother of God - 2019

 

Dearly Beloved, as so many in the world celebrate the beginning of a new year, the Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Mother of God. This celebration, in NO way admits the divinity of Mary. The church has always affirmed that Mary is not divine, but she is as close to divinity as any creature can get. She is the daughter of the Father, the mother of the Son and the spouse of the Holy Spirit.

 

Homily for 29th Sunday in ordinary Time Be Content but not Complacent

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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.