Sermon for Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Feb 1st Year B).

Introduction Readings today deal with true and false spiritual authority. The first reading affirms the authority of true prophets against those who invoke God for worldly ways. The celibacy ideal is under attack today; Paul in the second reading says that God is well served by it. Christ in the gospel teaches with authority and … [Read more…]

Sermon For The Epiphany of the Lord (Jan 6th, Year B).

Introduction Today we have the Small Christmas, as the old people called it, which foresees all people eventually coming to Christ. As the first reading says: “nations shall come to your light and kings to you dawning brightness”. The Lord was unknown to many nations in the past but, as Paul says, now the pagans … [Read more…]

Sermon For Fourth Sunday of Advent (21st Dec, Year B)

Introduction This week’s readings remind us that our Christian role is to be the light of the world. For, as Peter says, since everything is coming to an end, so we should live good and holy lives as we await the coming of our great Lord and Saviour. John echoes this in our Gospel, “prepare … [Read more…]