Entries by Fada Sly

FAITH WITHOUT WORKS (24TH SUNDAY, YEAR B)

By: Rev. Sylvanus AMEH Readings: Isaiah 50:5-9a; Psalm 116; James 2:14-18; Mark 8:27-35 Two Sundays ago, we read in Saint James’ Letter for our second reading that we must not only be hearers of the word but doers of the word. Saint James went on to say that hearing the word of God and not […]

NO VIP SEAT (HOMILY FOR 23RD SUNDAY, YEAR B)

By: Rev. Fr. Sylvanus AMEH Readings: Isaiah 35:4-7a; Psalm 146; James 2:1-5; Mark 7:31-37 Some years ago, as a seminarian on Pastoral Year, the daughter of a very prominent politician was wedding in our parish. At the time, the politician in question was the Number 3 man in the country. There was a wedding taking […]

HOLD ON, HELP IS COMING (19TH SUNDAY, YEAR B)

By: Rev. Fr. Sylvanus AMEH Readings: 1 Kings 19:4-8; Psalm 34; Ephesians 4:30-5:2; John 6:41-51 The First Reading of today’s Mass recounts the story of the Prophet Elijah when he was running away from Jezebel, wife of King Ahab, after the slaughter of the prophets of Baal on Mount Carmel. It was on this journey […]

ONE GOD, THREE PERSONS (HOLY TRINITY SUNDAY, YEAR B)

By: Fr. Sylvanus AMEH Readings: Deuteronomy 4:32-34, 39-40; Psalm 33; Romans 8:14-17; Matthew 28:16-20 The doctrine of the Most Holy Trinity is the central teaching of Christianity, because it is the mystery of God himself, even though it is incomprehensible to us. It says summarily that God is One, but in the One God are […]