HOMILY FOR THE FEAST OF THE TRANSFIGURATION OF THE LORD YEAR B (AUGUST, 6TH 2021)

DANIEL 7:9-10, 13-14; PSALM 97; 2PETER 1:16-19; MARK 9:2-10   Today the Church celebrates the feast of Transfiguration. Transfiguration comes from the Latin roots ‘trans’ (across) and ‘figura’  (form, shape). It signifies a…

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HOMILY FOR WEDNESDAY THE EIGHTEENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME (MEMORIAL OF ST JOHN MARY VIANNEY, PRIEST 4/8/2021)

Numbers 13:1-2, 25-14:1, 26-29, 34-35; Psalm 105; Matthew 15:21-28   The Canaanite woman manifested faith. Faith is one of the necessary routes for salvation. The woman in the Gospel had…

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HOMILY FOR SATURDAY THE SEVENTEENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME YEAR 1 (MEMORIAL OF ST IGNATIUS OF LOYOLA, PRIEST)

LEVITICUS 25:1, 8-17; PSALM 67; MATTHEW 14:1-12   The Gospel presents us with the martyrdom of John the Baptist by Herod the Tetrarch to fulfill an imprudent promise. Herod took…

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