WHAT IS YOUR MOST IMPORTANT REQUEST?

THEME: WHAT IS YOUR MOST IMPORTANT REQUEST? READINGS: 1 Kings. 3:5, 7-12 / Romans 8:28-30 / Matthew 13:44-52 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time If God were to say to you, ‘ask what you would like me to give you’, what would be your request?

THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN

THEME: THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN READINGS: Wisdom 12:13, 16-19 /Romans 8:26-27 /Matthew 13:24-43 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time Beloved, what will be your answer to the question: ‘Why are you in the church today?’ You may probably answer: ‘I am here to worship my

RECEIVING THE WORD OF GOD

THEME: RECEIVING THE WORD OF GOD READINGS: Isaiah 55:10-11 / Romans 8:18-23/ Matthew 13:1-23 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time The Word of God, according to the Book of the Prophet Isaiah, comes down like rainfall for a purpose (Is. 55:10-11). With this imagery of

HUMILITY

THEME: HUMILITY READINGS: Zechariah 9:9-10 / Romans 8:9, 11-13 / Matthew 11:25-30 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time It was mentioned in Sunday’s homily that St. Paul admonishes us to be as humble as Christ Jesus. In today’s gospel reading it is the Lord who

THE REAL PRESENCE OF JESUS CHRIST

THEME: THE REAL PRESENCE OF JESUS CHRIST READINGS: Deut. 8:2-3, 14-16/ 1 Cor. 10:16-17/ John 6:51-58 Solemnity of Corpus Christi INTRODUCTION On every Holy Thursday, we celebrate the institution of the Holy Eucharist (Lord’s Supper). However, the mood of the commemoration of our Lord’s

ONE GOD, THREE PERSONS

THEME: ONE GOD, THREE PERSONS READINGS: Exodus 34:4-6, 8-9/ 2 Cor. 13:11-13/ John 3:16-18 SOLEMNITY OF HOLY TRINITY BBC has an advert which runs like this: “The WORLD is a big place and your RADIO is small, only BBC can put the world in your

PENTECOST

THEME: PENTECOST READINGS: Acts 2:1-11 / 1 Cor. 12:3-7, 12-13 / John 20:19-23 Solemn feast of Pentecost In less than a week, the world cup will begin. It will begin, as usual, with an opening ceremony during which there will be a spectacular display

ETERNAL LIFE ASSURANCE

THEME: ETERNAL LIFE ASSURANCE READINGS: Acts 1:12-14 / 1 Peter 4:13-16/ John 17: 1-11 7th Sunday of Easter INTRODUCTION Beloved, Jesus did not bequeath to us any material inheritance (e.g. land, house, car), for it could be stolen, misused, destroyed or litigated. Rather, he

THE PROMISED PARACLETE

THEME: THE PROMISED PARACLETE READINGS: Acts 8:5-8, 14-17/ 1Peter 3:15-18/ John 14: 15-21 6th Sunday of Easter It is a common practice in Ghana (and elsewhere) for parents travelling for a while to leave their children in the care of latter’s grandparents, uncles, aunties,