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January 2016

Homily for fourth Sunday C

29.01.2016 in Sermons

In my homily a week ago, I strongly preached against the abuse of God's gifts. I stressed the fact of how some Catholics are letting the gifts of God meant for the good and unity of the Church divide them, they pull out of the...


Sacramentals in the Church

28.01.2016 in Sacraments

The word sacramental is so very familiar to Catholics, it is a word we hear almost daily. Very familiar as it may be, so many Catholics confuse it for what it is not. This confusion is two-dimensional; the misunderstanding of what it is and the...


The Holy Eucharist as a meal

23.01.2016 in Sacraments

The sacrament of the Holy Eucharist is the center of our worship as Catholics, everything we do revolves round this sacrament. If the Eucharistic table (The altar) is taken out of the Catholic Church, then it is as good as changing the name of the...

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Homily for third Sunday C

22.01.2016 in Sermons

In our first reading this morning, Ezra the priest brought the book of the Law; the scripture, and read it to the people from morning till noon. The people listened to the word of God as Ezra read and explained it to them, and at...

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Pope Francis challenges us again

11.01.2016 in Sacraments

Pope Francis in the traditional Angelus audience appeared before the world yesterday in St. Peter's Square, to challenge us once again. Yesterday the whole Church celebrated the feast of the baptism of the Lord, and before the Angelus the Pope reminded every Catholic and in...

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The Pope’s ring

04.01.2016 in Doctrines

We are very familiar with people wearing rings on their fingers for various purposes. It could be just for the purpose of fashion, engagement and  marriage, a means of identification by different groups, a symbol of power and authority. For whatever reason anyone wears a...