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Ash Wednesday

By   February 13, 2018

SYNOPSIS OF ASH WEDNESDAY HOMILY ON Mt 6:1-6, 16-18 ASH WEDNESDAY Jl 2:12-18; II Cor 5:20—6:2; Mt 6:1-6, 16-18 Introduction: Ash Wednesday (dies cinerum) is the Church’s Yom Kippur or the “Day of Atonement.” Its very name comes from the Jewish practice of doing penance wearing “sackcloth and ashes.” In the early Church, Christians who had committed serious sins were instructed to do public penance wearing sackcloth… Continue reading »

Lent : Sunday 1

By   February 13, 2018

LENT I SUNDAY (Gn 9:8-15; I Pt 3:18-22; Mk 1:12-15) Introduction: The primary purpose of Lent is to prepare us for the celebration of Jesus’ death and Resurrection. The Church tries to achieve this goal, leading her children to metanoia or true “repentance” by the   reordering of their priorities and the changing of their values, ideals and ambitions, through fasting,… Continue reading »

VI Sunday B

By   February 4, 2018

Synopsis of OT VI [B] Homily on Mark 1: 40-45 Introduction: All three readings today teach us that we are called to become pure and holy. But we don’t become holy by some ritual observances. We become holy by confessing our sins to God and offering our lives for God’s glory and by sharing God’s love with… Continue reading »