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Why we must be covered by the blood of Jesus: A homily for Palm Sunday 2020

Palm Sunday of the Lord. April 5, 2020. Is 50:4-7; Phil 2:6-11; Mt 27:11-54 Why we must be covered by the blood of Jesus  “His blood be on us and upon our children” Pontus Pilate, obviously exasperated by the Jewish … Continue reading

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Why Jesus will surely act in this time of Covid-19: A homily for the 5th Sunday of Lent

5th Sunday of Lent. March 29, 2020. Ez 37:12-14; Rom 8:8-11; Jn 11:1-45 Why Jesus will surely act in this time of Covid-19     Sr. Henrietta Alokha, a religious sister of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Sacred … Continue reading

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Is the Lord still our Shepherd? A homily for the 4th Sunday of Lent 2020

  4th Sunday of Lent. March 22, 2020. 1Sam 16:1,6-7,10-13; Eph 5:8-14; Jn 9:1-41   Is the Lord still our Shepherd?   I was recently preaching a retreat on Ps 23 when I stressed the point that if God is … Continue reading

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Listening to the God that we worship: A homily for the 2nd Sunday of Lent

  2nd Sunday of Lent. March 8, 2020. Gen 12:1-4; 2Tim 1:8-10; Mt 17:1-9 Listening to the God that we worship A Catholic couple had put off their wedding because they feared that they would not stay married for long. … Continue reading

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Rejecting the devil’s grand plan for us: A homily for the 1st Sunday of Lent

  1st Sunday of Lent. March 1, 2020. Gen 2:7-9, 3:1-7; Rom 5:12,17-19; Mt 4:1-11 Rejecting the devil’s grand plan for us We promise God that we will be faithful to Him always as we experience His blessings and mercy … Continue reading

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Our identity in Christ and the call to forgive others: A homily for the 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time

7th Sunday of Ordinary Time. February 22, 2020 Lv 19:1-2,17-18; 1Cor 3:16-23; Mt 5:38-48 Our identity in Christ and the call to forgive others It is not easy to forgive. It is more difficult to forgive when the offender(s) does … Continue reading

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Encountering Christ in the sacraments today: A homily for the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord.

Feast of the Presentation of the Lord. February 2, 2020. Mal 3:1-4; Heb 12:14-18; Lk 2:22-38 Encountering Christ in the sacraments today “Now, Master, you may let your servant go in peace.” Two things happened during the Presentation of Jesus … Continue reading

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