HOMILIES FOR FEASTS

Homily Resources for Feasts

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HOLY TRINITY

Holy Trinity (Fiftieth day after Easter)

JESUS

Annunciation March 25 : Luke 1:26-38 The birth of Jesus foretold.

Christmas December 25: Luke 2:1-20 The Birth of Jesus Christ.

Circumcision and Holy Name of Jesus January 1: Luke 2:21.

Presentation of Jesus in the Temple February 2: Luke 2:21-38.

Baptism of Jesus / Feast of Ephiphany January 6 Matthew 3:13-17

Feast of Corpus Christ / The body and blood of Christ Thursday after the Feast of the Most Holy Trinity John 6:51-59 This is the life-giving bread that came down from heaven.

Feast of Sacred Heart Friday after the octave of Corpus Christi, John 19:30-37 The Pierced Heart.

Christ the King Fourth Sunday of the Dedication of the Church: Matthew 22:41-46 Christ sits at the right side of God.

Divine Mercy Sunday Resurrection Second Sunday (St. Thomas): John 20:19-29 Thomas the apostle professes his faith in Jesus.

HOLY SPIRIT 

Feast of Pentacost Acts 2:1-13 Holy Spirit comes down on the Apostles

HOLY WEEK

Palm Sunday: Matthew 21: 1-17 Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem.

Pesaha (Holy) Thursday Seventh Thursday of Lent: John 13:1-14+ Mathew 26:26-30 Washing of the feet and Institution of Holy Eucharist (Qurbana).

Passion (Good) Friday Seventh Friday of Lent : Part I Lk 22:63-23:12 + Mt 27:19 + Lk 23:13-23 + Mt 27:24-25 + Lk 23:24-45+ Mt. 27:51-54+Jn. 19:23-30 Passion of Christ.
Part II Jn 19:31-42.

Easter Sunday The Resurrection of Christ: Mt 27:57-61, Mk 15:42-47, Lk 23:50-56, Jn 19:38-42, Mt 27:62-66, 28:1-10, Mk 16:1-8, Lk 24:1-12, Jn 20:1-10, Mk 16:9-11, Jn 20:11-18, Mk 16:12-13, Lk 24:13-35, 24:36-49, Jn 20:19-23, Mt 28:11-15.

MARY

Immaculate Conception of Our Lady December 8 : Luke 1:46-55 The Magnificat.

Assumption of our Lady August 15

Our Lady of Guadalupe December 12

JOSEPH

St. Joseph March 19 & May 1.

ST. THOMAS

Dukhrana of St. Thomas Apostle July 3.

St. Thomas Resurrection Second Sunday (Divine Mercy Sunday): John 20:19-29 Thomas the apostle professes his faith in Jesus.

OTHER SAINTS

Apostles

St. Mark, The Evangelist April 25.

St. Anthony June 13.

St. Sebastian January 20.

St. Stephen, the first martyr December 26.