Category: Word of God

Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand

DECEMBER 8, 2019 SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT (Lec. 4)        1)         Isaiah 11:1-10 2)         Romans 15:4-9 3)         Matthew 3:1-12 Gospel related: CCC 523, 535, 678 Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. This is John the Baptist’s nine-word, takeaway message. In many ways, the best homily ever! And seemingly without much trouble or extensive

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Advent season: prayer, penance and longing for God

DECEMBER 1, 2019 FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT (Lec. 1)          1)         Isaiah 2:1-5 2)         Romans 13:11-14 3)         Matthew 24:37-44 Gospel related: CCC 673 FOCUS:    Jesus wants us to use the Advent season wisely – with prayer, penance and longing for God. Adventus in Latin means to await the arrival of someone or something of great importance. For

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Jesus shows mercy and love to those most in need

NOVEMBER 24, 2019 OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, KING OF THE UNIVERSE SOLEMNITY (Lec. 162) 1)  2 Samuel 5:13                  2)  Colossians 1:12 – 20  3) Luke 23:35-43 Gospel related: CCC 440, 1021, 2266, 2616 FOCUS:    Unmatched in power and majesty, Jesus shows mercy and love to those most in need. Even in our time, when democracy and equality are held

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