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Commentary to the Gospel of 3rd Sunday of Easter

Commentary to the Gospel of 3rd Sunday of Easter

by: Fr. Gerald Ezekwere, cmf in Homilies,

We need to be highly connected to this abiding presence and companionship but not to allow the anxiety and the concerns of life to stifle the power of his love for us and other people on the path of life.

Homily for the Second Sunday of Easter

Homily for the Second Sunday of Easter

by: Fr. Joseph Pellegrino, SJ in Homilies,

We pray today that we might all have a mature faith, able to grow through crises.  We pray today that we might all be included in that phrase of the Lord's, "Blessed are those who have not seen but believe." 

Homily for Easter Sunday

Homily for Easter Sunday

by: Fr. James Gilhooley in Homilies,

The Feast of the Resurrection belongs to women and young people.It was women who stood by Christ on Good Friday.It was Mary of Magdala, just a slip of a girl, who was the first person to reach the tomb that first Easter AM. It was John who was the first one of record to realize that the Master had risen.

Commentary to the Readings of PALM SUNDAY.

Commentary to the Readings of PALM SUNDAY.

by: Fr. Bijoy Chandra Nayak, cmf in Homilies,

Jesus began the last week of his life. He had spent the night before (the Sabbath evening) in Bethany with Lazarus, Mary and Martha (Jn 12. 1f). He was the Messiah, the One prophesied to be the Saviour of the world. The secret his disciples had been forbidden to reveal was now proclaimed as Jesus made his triumphal entry into Jerusalem.

Commentary for the 4th Sunday of Lent.

Commentary for the 4th Sunday of Lent.

by: Michael Chima, cmf in Homilies,

In the Gospel of today, we are presented with the narration of a miracle of man born blind. Looking at the characters of this narration, it is easy to identify them with the different attitudes we have in our Christian community.

Holmily for the 4th Sunday of Lent

Holmily for the 4th Sunday of Lent

by: Fernando Torres - Marie Alexandre in Homilies,

In Jesus we have discovered the true light that illumines our life and the life of the world. In Jesus we can recover our sight. We can see more than what the eyes of our body see. In Jesus we learn to see with the heart and mind. In Jesus, in his light, everything recovers its meaning.

Meet Jesus at the Well - Homily for III Sunday of Lent.

Meet Jesus at the Well - Homily for III Sunday of Lent.

by: Fr. Joseph Pellegrino in Homilies,

At the well, Jesus simply tells the woman that she will remain dry unless she confronts her past and changes her life.  These are the words she needed to hear.  She submits to the Love of God.  From that moment on she is absolved, transformed.  Her thirst is quenched. 

Homily for Sunday, March 20th 2011

Homily for Sunday, March 20th 2011

by: Fr. Paul Smith, cmf in Homilies,

The readings this weekend challenge us to reflect on identity and how it is revealed and expressed; Jesus’ and our own. This struggle to nurture our inner identity and to express it is not easy in a world in which the desire for fame and celebrity is the norm.

Fighting tentations

Fighting tentations

by: Fr. Christopher Newman, cmf in Homilies,

Temptations are a normal part of our existence.  It is how we deal with them that shows what we are made of.  These forty days of Lent can be used as a reminder that we should redouble our efforts to follow in Christ’s footsteps as closely as possible.

"On this rock I will build my Church.”

"On this rock I will build my Church.”

by: Fr. James Kennedy, cmf in Homilies,

Jesus uses the world ROCK several times. When he called Peter he said, “You are Peter and on this rock I will build my Church.” Peter himself wasn’t actually a rock, as his unfolding story shows, but he was to be the titular leader of a group of which Jesus himself would be the rock.

Commentary to the Gospel of 6th of February, Sunday.

Commentary to the Gospel of 6th of February, Sunday.

by: Fr. John O'Byrne, cmf in Homilies,

"Share your bread with the hungry, and shelter the homeless poor, clothe the man you see to be naked ... give relief to the oppressed.... THEN will your light shine like the dawn ... “That is precisely what we see Jesus doing and that is how we will allow the light of Christ to shine in us and through us.

Holmily for the 4th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Holmily for the 4th Sunday of Ordinary Time

by: Angel Ochagavia - Way & Life in Homilies,

The Beatitudes: These eight statements extol some of the revolutionary values of the Kingdom Jesus has come to establish. They contain a message of hope for all the afflicted. They are an invitation addressed to all to gaze beyond the dim horizon of human limitations, injustices, tragedies.