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The power of the Spirit-filled heart: A homily for the Solemnity of Pentecost

Solemnity of Pentecost. May 20, 2018. Acts 2:1-11; 1Cor 12:3-7,12-13; Jn 20:19-23 The power of the Spirit-filled heart St. Luke’s depiction of the Pentecost event in the Acts of the Apostles shows us something about the preaching of the Spirit-filled … Continue reading

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The Ascension and our struggle of faith: A homily for the Solemnity of the Ascension of Jesus

Solemnity of the Ascension. May 13, 2018. Acts 1:1-11; Eph 1:17-23; Mk 16:15-20 The Ascension and our struggle of faith “Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved; whoever does not believe will be condemned.” Many of our brothers and … Continue reading

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Christian zeal in an era of “paradigm shift”: A homily for the 3rd Sunday of Lent 2018

3rd Sunday of Lent. March 4, 2018. Ex 20:1-17; 1Cor 1:22-25; Jn 2:13-25 Christian zeal in an era of “paradigm shift.” One phrase that has been thrown around recently in the Church regarding her moral teaching on life, sex, and … Continue reading

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Freedom from self-deception: A homily for the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time

  29th Sunday in Ordinary Time. October 22nd 2017 Is 45:1, 4-6; 1Thes 1:1-5; Mt 22:15-21 Freedom from self-deception In his interview with Alastair Campbell in GQ last week, Anglican Archbishop Justin Welby was pointedly asked about his view on … Continue reading

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Crippling our fears…for a change!: A homily for the 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time

12th Sunday in Ordinary Time. June 25th 2017 Jer 20:10-13; Rom 5:12-15; Mt 10:26-33 Crippling our fears…for a change! Is it not amazing how we can have so many experiences of God’s faithful love for us and still succumb to … Continue reading

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The benefits of holy zeal: A homily for the 3rd Sunday of lent

3rd Sunday of Lent. March 8th 2015. Ex 20:1-3,7-8,12-17; 1Cor 1:22-25; Jn 2:13-25 The benefits of holy zeal In her tenure as Director of the Ministry of Infrastructure in Cameroon, a country that is ranked 136 out of 177 for … Continue reading

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