Category: Sixth Week

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“MASTER, IT IS WELL THAT WE ARE HERE” (Mark 9:5)

⏰Saturday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time 1 (23 February 2019 – Memorial of St. Polycarp) 📖Heb 11:1-7; Ps 145:2-3, 4-5, 10-11 (R.v.1b); Mark 9:2-13 “MASTER, IT IS WELL THAT WE ARE HERE” (Mark 9:5) My dear, it is the long awaited day in Nigeria. Today, we are going to file out to take a decision, either to push this country further into backwardness or to help lift it up. Remember today that your vote is your voice. Will you choose to speak against our collective progress because of selfishness? It is our decision to make on where to...

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“BEWARE OF THE LEAVEN OF THE PHARISEES…” (Mark 8:15)

⏰Tuesday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time 1 (19 February 2019) 📖Gen 6:5-8, 7:1-5, 10; Ps 29:1a and 2, 3ac-4, 3b and 9c-10 (R.v.11b); Mark 8:14-21 🎤”BEWARE OF THE LEAVEN OF THE PHARISEES…” (Mark 8:15) At the end of creation, God looked at all that he had done, and indeed, it was very good (Gen 1:31). One would then begin to wonder why things went so bad to the extent that God regretted creating man (Gen 6:6). That was because of the great evil that existed on earth. That increased to a great extent with the intermarriage between the...

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“BE FRUITFUL AND MULTIPLY, AND FILL THE EARTH” (Gen 9:1)

⏰Thursday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time 1 (21 February 2019) 📖Gen 9:1-13; Ps 102:16-18, 19-21, 29 and 22-23 (R.v.20b); Mark 8:27-33 🎤”BE FRUITFUL AND MULTIPLY, AND FILL THE EARTH” (Gen 9:1) My dear, you are destined to be blessed and no power can stop you. Just be patient with God. Hard times would not last forever. As long as God is involved, your story shall end in testimony. But you must be patient to allow God’s plans to manifest. The story of Noah’s blessing in Gen 9:1-13 gives us a strong reason to keep that patience alive. Do...

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DO NOT BE IN A HURRY! WAIT FOR THE LORD!

⏰Wednesday of the Sixth Week in Ordinary Time 1 (20 Feb 2019) 📕Gen 8:6-13, 20-22; Ps 116:12-13, 14-15, 18-1 (R.v.17a); Mark 8:23-26 🎤DO NOT BE IN A HURRY! WAIT FOR THE LORD!   Everything in our world now is on the move and in speed. Patience is now a forgotten virtue; everyone wants to make it quick. That has led many of us far away from God. But God wants us to follow him in his own way. After the great flood, it would have been expected that Noah would jump out of the Ark into freedom. But that would...