REPENT, FOR THE KINGDOM OF GOD IS AT HAND

THEME: REPENT, FOR THE KINGDOM OF GOD IS AT HAND READINGS: Jonah 3:1-5, 10 / 1 Cor. 7:29-31 / Mark 1:14-22 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Two boys (A and B) are instructed by their respective parents as follows: to boy A, the father said:

GOD’S CALL

THEME: GOD’S CALL READINGS: 1 Sam. 3:3-10, 19/ 1 Cor. 6:13-15, 17-20/ John 1:35-42 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time The message of the day is about God’s call. Often we limit God’s calling to vocations to the priesthood and religious life. In that case,

THE BAPTISM OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST

THEME: THE BAPTISM OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST READINGS: Isaiah 42:1-4, 6-7/ Acts 10:34-38/ Mark 1:7-11 Feast of the Baptism of the Lord We sometimes wonder why Jesus Christ (Divine and sinless) had to go in for the baptism (by John the Baptist) which

THE WISE STILL SEEK JESUS

THEME: THE WISE STILL SEEK JESUS READINGS: Isaiah 60:1-6 / Ephesians 3:2-6/ Matthew 2:1-12 Solemnity of Epiphany Christmas, as we know, celebrates the fact that the Son of God became flesh and dwelt among us.  Today’s solemn feast of Epiphany then celebrates how the

MARY, MOTHER OF GOD

THEME: MARY, MOTHER OF GOD READINGS: Numbers 6:22-27 / Galatians 4:4-7/ Luke 2:16-21 Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God The Jews had a custom of naming a child a week after his/her birth (cf. Lk. 1:59).  In this respect, the 1st of January (a

JESUS, MARY AND JOSEPH – THE FAMILY MODEL

THEME: JESUS, MARY AND JOSEPH – THE FAMILY MODEL READINGS:Genesis 15:1-6; 17:3-5, 15-16; 21:1-7/Heb. 11:8, 11-12, 17-19/ Luke 2:22-40 Feast of Holy Family Today, the child Jesus, Mother Mary and St. Joseph are presented to us as the ultimate model of family life.  In

CHRISTMAS – THE FEAST OF GIFTS

READINGS: Isaiah 52:7-10/ Heb. 1:1-6/ John 1:1-18 THEME: CHRISTMAS – THE FEAST OF GIFTS CHRISTMAS HOMILY Christmas is a feast of gifts:  God has given us the most precious gift in his only Son, Jesus, born in Bethlehem; and we, in turn, in appreciation

TO GOD BE THE GLORY

THEME: TO GOD BE THE GLORY READINGS: 2 Sam. 7:1-6, 8-12/ Romans 16: 25-27/ Luke 1:26-38 4th Sunday of Advent St. Paul,in the second reading, exhorts us to give‘glory to him [God] who is able to give us the strength to live according to

FILL YOUR VALLEY, LEVEL YOUR MOUNTAIN

THEME: FILL YOUR VALLEY, LEVEL YOUR MOUNTAIN READINGS: Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11 / 2 Peter 3:8-14/ Mark 1:1-8 2nd Sunday of Advent It is not unusual in Ghana that the visit by the president to a remote village with poor roads is preceded by the