Homily for August 20, 2018: Give to the Poor, and you will have Treasure in Heaven by Fr. Abu

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Last updated on October 27th, 2018 at 06:45 pm“If you would be perfect, go, sell what you possess and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; and come, follow me” (Matthew 19:21). Religiosity without charity amounts to mere lip service before God. It is not enough that we keep God’s commandments, … Read moreHomily for August 20, 2018: Give to the Poor, and you will have Treasure in Heaven by Fr. Abu

Homily for May 23, 2018: If you must Boast, Boast in God’s Name

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#DailyHomily “Instead you ought to say, ‘If the Lord wills, we shall live and we shall do this or that.’ As it is, you boast in your arrogance. All such boasting is evil.” James 4:15-16. St. James in today’s first reading warns us against the vice of boasting in our personal efforts and plans. As … Read moreHomily for May 23, 2018: If you must Boast, Boast in God’s Name

Homily for May 6, 2018: Beloved, Let us Love one Another by Fr. Abu

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#DailyHomily “Everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. Whoever does not love does not know God, for God is love.” 1 John 4:7-8. Two Sundays ago, Jesus told us he is the Good Shepherd and just last Sunday, Jesus said he is the True Vine while we are the branches. As branches, … Read moreHomily for May 6, 2018: Beloved, Let us Love one Another by Fr. Abu

Homily for April 29, 2018: Practical Love and Union with Jesus Makes our Prayers Answered

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#DailyHomily “Beloved, if our hearts do not condemn us, we have confidence before God; and we receive from him whatever we ask, because we keep his commandments and do what pleases him.” 1 John 3:21-22. Last Sunday, we celebrated our Lord Jesus Christ as our Good Shepherd, the one who lays down his life for … Read moreHomily for April 29, 2018: Practical Love and Union with Jesus Makes our Prayers Answered

Homily for April 14, 2018: Even in the Midst of Chaos, God is ever close to Us by Fr. Abu

#DailyHomily “They were frightened, but he said to them, ‘It is I; do not be afraid.’” John 6:19-20. No matter how bad things turn out in our lives, we must never forget the words of Jesus in Matthew 28:20 “I am with you always, to the close of the age.” Even in the midst of … Read moreHomily for April 14, 2018: Even in the Midst of Chaos, God is ever close to Us by Fr. Abu

Homily for April 9, 2018: Like Mary, We All Have A Calling to Incarnate Jesus

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#DailyHomily “For with God nothing will be impossible.” And Mary said, “Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.” Luke 1:37-38. Today we celebrate the Solemnity of the Annunciation of Mary; we recall how the Angel Gabriel visited Mary with the message from God that she … Read moreHomily for April 9, 2018: Like Mary, We All Have A Calling to Incarnate Jesus

Homily for April 6, 2018: Jesus is Our Corner Stone: Without Jesus, We achieve Nothing

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#DailyHomily “Be it known to you all, and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, whom you crucified, whom God raised from the dead, by him this man is standing before you well. This is the stone which was rejected by you builders, but which has become … Read moreHomily for April 6, 2018: Jesus is Our Corner Stone: Without Jesus, We achieve Nothing

Homily for April 4, 2018: Do You Really Know What You Have?

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#DailyHomily Peter said: ‘I have no silver and gold, but I give you what I have; in the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth, walk.’” Acts 3:6. The encounter between Peter and the lame man at the Beautiful gate speaks a lot of volumes to us. It tells us how we often take for granted … Read moreHomily for April 4, 2018: Do You Really Know What You Have?

Homily for April 3, 2018: Stop Crying, Repent and be Baptised

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They were cut to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, ‘Brethren, what shall we do?’ And Peter said to them, ‘Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ…’” Acts 2:37-38. Today’s first reading is the concluding part of a sermon given by Peter; … Read moreHomily for April 3, 2018: Stop Crying, Repent and be Baptised

Homily for April 2, 2018: Do Not Be Afraid; Go and Tell My Brothers by Fr. Abu

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#DailyHomily “Tell people, ‘His disciples came by night and stole him away while we were asleep.’ And if this comes to the governor’s ears, we will satisfy him and keep you out of trouble.” So they took the money and did as they were directed.” Matthew 28:13-15. Fear is a natural defence mechanism built into … Read moreHomily for April 2, 2018: Do Not Be Afraid; Go and Tell My Brothers by Fr. Abu

Homily for March 22, 2018: Keeping God’s Word brings Everlasting Life by Fr. Abu

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#DailyHomily “You are not yet fifty years old, and have you seen Abraham?’ Jesus said to them, ‘Truly, truly, I say to you, before Abraham was, I am.’” John 8:57-58. If someone were to advertise a certain lotion to you saying that this is the lotion of life and that if you apply it on … Read moreHomily for March 22, 2018: Keeping God’s Word brings Everlasting Life by Fr. Abu

Homily for March 20, 2018: Do Not Rebel Against God by Fr. Abu

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#DailyHomily “And the people spoke against God and against Moses, “Why have you brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? For there is no food and no water, and we loathe this worthless food.” Numbers 21:5. Every sin is an act of rebellion. Every act of rebellion begins with dissatisfaction. To … Read moreHomily for March 20, 2018: Do Not Rebel Against God by Fr. Abu

Homily for March 17, 2018: Employ your Gifts for one another by Fr. Abu

“Practice hospitality ungrudgingly to one another. As each has received a gift, employ it for one another, as good stewards of God’s varied grace.” 1st Peter 4:9-10. Every human being is a bundle of potentials. Made in the image and likeness of God, there is virtually no limit to the range of human positive possibilities. … Read moreHomily for March 17, 2018: Employ your Gifts for one another by Fr. Abu

Homily for March 16, 2018: The Christian Life is a Cross by Fr. Abu

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#DailyHomily “Is not this the man whom they seek to kill? And here he is, speaking openly, and they say nothing to him! Can it be that the authorities really know that this is the Christ?” John 7:25-26. The only way to remain a Christian in this world where evil always seems to gain an … Read moreHomily for March 16, 2018: The Christian Life is a Cross by Fr. Abu

Homily for February 23, 2018: Die to the Past, Forgive, Let Go and Let God by Fr. Abu

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“So if you are offering your gift at the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your gift there before the altar and go; first be reconciled to your brother, and then come and offer your gift.” Matthew 5:23-24.  The most difficult word in the Bible is FORGIVE. If we … Read moreHomily for February 23, 2018: Die to the Past, Forgive, Let Go and Let God by Fr. Abu

Homily for February 18, 2018: We have a Covenant Agreement with God by Fr. Abu

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“Behold, I establish my covenant with you and your descendants after you,  10 and with every living creature that is with you, the birds, the cattle, and every beast of the earth with you, as many as came out of the ark.” Genesis 9:9-10. Why are we Christians? Why we do strive each day to … Read moreHomily for February 18, 2018: We have a Covenant Agreement with God by Fr. Abu

Homily for February 16, 2018: Be a Christian, Not an Actor by Fr. Abu

“Behold, you fast only to quarrel and to fight and to hit with wicked fist. Fasting like yours this day will not make your voice to be heard on high. Is such the fast that I choose, a day for a man to humble himself?” Isaiah 58:4-5. Authenticity is a very rare commodity these days. … Read moreHomily for February 16, 2018: Be a Christian, Not an Actor by Fr. Abu

Homily for February 12, 2018: Trials are Part of Life by Fr. Abu

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“Count it all joy, my brethren, when you meet various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness.” James 1:2-3.  The words of James today are quite piercing but at the same time loaded with truth. James is writing to a people who are definitely not at peace; a people who … Read moreHomily for February 12, 2018: Trials are Part of Life by Fr. Abu

Homily for February 11, 2018: Yes, I Will; Be Clean by Fr. Abu

Last updated on February 12th, 2018 at 07:23 pm“And a leper came to him (Jesus) beseeching him, and kneeling said to him, ‘If you will, you can make me clean.’ Moved with pity, he stretched out his hand and touched him, and said to him, ‘I will; be clean.’” Mark 1:40-41 Today, we are presented … Read moreHomily for February 11, 2018: Yes, I Will; Be Clean by Fr. Abu

Homily for February 10, 2018: The Power of Giving Thanks by Fr. Abu

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Last updated on February 11th, 2018 at 04:26 pm“And he commanded the crowd to sit down on the ground; and he took the seven loaves, and having given thanks he broke them and gave them to his disciples to set before the people; and they set them before the crowd… And they ate, and were … Read moreHomily for February 10, 2018: The Power of Giving Thanks by Fr. Abu

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