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  Homily - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the Roman Catholic Church, a homily is usually given during Mass at the end of the Liturgy of the Word.
The Homily is part of the Liturgy and is strongly recommended, for it is necessary for the nurturing of the Christian life.
There is to be a Homily on Sundays and holy days of obligation at all Masses that are celebrated with the participation of a congregation; it may not be omitted without a serious reason.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Homily   (436 words)

From this the Catholic view differs, and maintains that the kind of homily referred to by Justin was not a continuation of the Jewish commentary on Scripture, but was an essential part of Christian worship, a continuation of the Apostolic sermon, in fulfilment of Christ's commission to His disciples.
The advantages of the homily are that it is a form of preaching which was in use from the very beginning of Christianity; it is simple and easily understood; it affords a better opportunity than the formal sermon for interweaving Sacred Scripture.
As to its place in the Mass, the homily is usually preached after the first Gospel; but St. Francis de Sales would prefer that it come after the Communion, and in his letter to the Archbishop of Bourges he quotes the words of St.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/07448a.htm   (1053 words)

 Four Purposes of the Catholic Homily   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Altho the homily is not the most important part of Sunday worship, it has a crucial role in drawing people into the overall act.
In his first "homily" Jesus said: "The time has come; the kingdom of God is upon you; repent and believe the Gospel." (Mk 1: 15) The word for repent is metanoia.
Catechesis is the third purpose of the homily.
sycophants.info /homily.html   (1096 words)

 A homily makes an impact | The-Tidings.com
Occasionally, there may be a consensus among all gathered that the homily is relevant, inspiring and affecting long after the experience.
Father Spitzer's homily was not lost on the students, either.
It was music to a mother's ears to hear the boys discussing a homily in such a positive manner.
www.the-tidings.com /2005/1111/famtime.htm   (699 words)

 KIM: Signs of Ephrem's Exegetical Techniques in his Homily on Our Lord
In the original context of Num 5:16-28, the absence of a sign is proof of her innocence and the presence of a sign determines her guilt.
In this section, Ephrem effects the transformation of the external sign for it is no longer the case that the external sign is an arbiter between the faithful and the unfaithful.
The sinful woman who lies prostrate before Christ in her posture of repentance is also an allusion to Saul who falls to the ground upon seeing the divine light (Acts 9:4).
syrcom.cua.edu /Hugoye/Vol3No1/HV3N1Kim.html   (5370 words)

 Paschal Homily - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Paschal homily or sermon of St John Chrysostom is read aloud in every Orthodox parish on the morning of Pascha (a.k.a "Easter" in the West), called "the Great and Holy Pascha of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ" in the Eastern Orthodox Church.
According to the Tradition of the Church, no one sits during the reading of the Paschal homily.
Portions of it are often done with the interactive participation of the congregation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Easter_Homily   (568 words)

 Domine, da mihi hanc aquam!: Mechanics of a homily...
The idea that the liturgical homily must always tie the lessons together or must in some way always mention something from each of the lessons is very silly.
The content of the homily is too deeply influenced by a desire not to offend the Checkbooks in the congregation.
That said, I applaud you once again for delivering the homily from the list of plagues you have pointed out--even the very popular and respected trend among the well-intentioned to simply offer a redaction-criticism, which most of the time goes right over (around, beneath) the heads of the folks in front of him.
hancaquam.blogspot.com /2005/12/mechanics-of-homily.html   (4307 words)

The homily is one element of a complex ceremony involving many words, gestures, music, decorations, ministers, families, friends and fashions.
First you'll remember what a homily is. Then you'll explore more about who the couple is. You will also think about the family and friends who will come to the wedding.
In the homily, you can share the fruits of your conversation with all who come for the ceremony to offer their friendship and to witness the love of Christ and the couple.
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 Domine, da mihi hanc aquam!: The Art of the Homily
A spot on the net for a Dominican priest and preacher to post his homilies for the edification, entertainment, amusement, and provocation of anyone and everyone with a computer and an internet hook-up.
If you write your homily and then perform it as a written piece, then you are inviting comparisons to an academic lecture.
I hope its not a bad thing, but I was so frustrated at my parish priest's homily for the Epiphany that I wrote my own homily (don't worry, I haven't tried to deliver it!) I tried to follow the advice you gave in your previous post.
hancaquam.blogspot.com /2006/01/art-of-homily.html   (3102 words)

 Sunday Homily by Fr Munachi Ezeogu
The homily is usually posted early in the week but some of you do not get the reminder until many days after, when you may no longer need it.
Homily for Solemnity of Christ the King, Year A (November 21, 1999)
Homily for the Assumption of Mary (August 15, 1999)
www.munachi.com /mhhomilies.html   (599 words)

 OLA Homily
Please be aware that this is not a "draft text" for a homily, but my own thoughts as I am preparing.
Here are the readings followed by the homily final text, followed by preliminary notes I posted as I prepared it.
Often Jesus, Mary, and Joseph are pictured as a "model" family in terms that impossible for any real family to identify with — the virginal relationship of husband and wife, a harmony unmarred by normal disagreements and tensions, and a child-God who never protested being washed behind the ears.
olahomily.blogspot.com   (6705 words)

The author, known for giving especially inspiring funeral homilies, covers the gamut of homilies for "ordinary" funerals to those preached in more difficult circumstances — for example, at the funeral of a person who has committed suicide or a young victim of leukemia.
All sample homilies are derived from real circumstances that most preachers face at some point.
Part 2 is an especially useful section of inspirational quotations and poems suitable for use in funeral homilies.
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 homily secrets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
After this homily was concluded, no one among the cardinals, indeed no...
Homily of john paul ii, Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, 25 january 2001...
The word homily is derived from the Greek word homilia (from homilein), which means to have communion...
www.extremequalityrankings.com /sermons/1/homily.html   (382 words)

 Homily Helps for Sundays (subscription)
Blending contemporary scholarship with pastoral needs, Homily Helps writers place the Sunday Scripture readings in their historical and cultural context and highlight their theological and spiritual themes.
The example is followed by a meaty, detailed outline for your homily, concluding with a transition to the Liturgy of the Eucharist.
Homily Helps for Sundays also makes a great resource for the parish liturgy committee and lectionary-based religous education.
catalog.americancatholic.org /subscriptions.aspx?prodid=HHS&pcat=214   (168 words)

Cardinal Ratzinger, as dean of the College of Cardinals, was the principal celebrant of the Mass, at which the cardinals asked for God to guide their choice of a new Roman Pontiff.
Cardinal Ratzinger's homily was a lengthy one, touching on each of the Scripture readings for the Mass.
Reflecting on the first reading, from the prophet Isaiah, he remarked that "the day of vengeance and the year of the Lord's favor come together in the Paschal mystery." Christians are called to live this mystery and to proclaim it, he said.
www.catholicexchange.com /e3news/index.asp?article_id=171174   (470 words)

 The Peace Pulpit July 3, 2005 Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Each homily is transcribed from a tape recording of the actual delivery and made available to you as an NCR Web site exclusive.
You may register for a weekly e-mail reminder that will be sent to you when each new homily is posted.
NOTE: The homilies are available here five days after they are given, always on Friday.
www.nationalcatholicreporter.org /peace/gumb071005.htm   (2340 words)

 Lo-Fi Tribe » Blog Archive » Ping Homily!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Once a month I will select what I consider to be the most inspirational homily and its author will be sent a free book concerning some aspect of religion (shipping included, of course).
Again, “Ping Homily!” is open to all brothers and sisters in the Diaspora (er, blogosphere).
It was a good experience and fun writing up a homily.
www.lofitribe.com /2006/03/12/ping-homily   (662 words)

 A Son Becomes a Father: Homily — 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Homily — 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B) Homily — 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B) The last line in today’s Gospel is sometimes translated “He makes the deaf hear and the dumb speak.” I hope that wasn’t a prophetic commentary on my homilies.
In all of our readings today we hear of God’s love for those who suffer afflictions of one kind or another, blindness, deafness, muteness, poverty etc. In Jesus’ time, and I would suggest even in our own, these people are looked down upon.
I believe that the hispanic community in this country represents a sleeping giant in American Catholicism and I pray that very soon their voice will be heard on such critical social issues.
www.fathertodd.com /blog/archives/000053.html   (1538 words)

 Sunday Homily   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
June 1, Thursday 6.15 pm Infant Jesus Adoration day and Feast of St. Justin, Mass and homily by Fr.Valerian at the Church of the Holy Cross.
God also asks us to be steadfast, as he was whatever our condition in life, even if we sometimes find ourselves in an environment that is completely opposed to Christ's teachings.
A modest person knows how to behave serenely and properly in each situation appreciating the talents he or she possesses knowing them to be God's gift for the service of others.
pages.zdnet.com /jfelicitas/kattar/id57.html   (1246 words)

 Weekday Homily Helps (subscription)
HOMILY SUGGESTION — This 250-word homily suggestion, leading to a three-minute homily, explores the message of the readings and brings the Scripture message home to the cares and concerns of daily life.
More than 300 homilies a year — only 18 cents a day.
Weekday Homily Helps also makes a great resource for daily prayer and lectionary-based Bible study.
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 Homily for Father Godfrey Diekmann OSB by Abbot John Klassen OSB, 27 February 2002   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Homily for Father Godfrey Diekmann OSB by Abbot John Klassen OSB, 27 February 2002
Homily for the Funeral of Father Godfrey Diekmann OSB
On the west face of the Quadrangle there is a clock tower, and above the clock are the initials: I.O.G.D. In omnibus glorificetur Deus.
www.saintjohnsabbey.org /obits/godfreydhomily.html   (1281 words)

 BBC NEWS | Europe | Pope gives his Christmas homily
In a short homily devoted to purely religious themes, the Pope said all humanity, with its burden of trials and troubles, is in need of Jesus Christ.
Television pictures of the solemn ceremony were relayed by satellite to over 70 countries - more than at any previous Christmas.
The pontiff was wheeled into the huge Basilica on a portable throne and he delivered a short homily in Italian.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/europe/4124757.stm   (197 words)

 HOMILY SERVICE - Homily for the Feast of the Holy Cross - Jn. 3:13-17
HOMILY SERVICE - Homily for the Feast of the Holy Cross - Jn.
Homily for the Feast of the Holy Cross - Jn.
She stood at the foot of the Cross, watching her Son die: so may She be our model of love for God and men!
meynen.homily-service.net /ye2003/bglcross.htm   (771 words)

 Lo-Fi Tribe » Blog Archive » March Ping Homily: Courage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
March may seem like a short month for those who are interested in participating and writing their own “Ping Homily!” Fret not, it really isn’t.
The feature will run for thirty days, rather than be dictated by the beginning or end of the calendar month.
Just ping this thread with your homily to participate (if you have no ping ability simply leave a URL pointing directly toward your homily so we can find it)!
www.lofitribe.com /2006/03/13/march-ping-homily-courage   (750 words)

 The Liturgical Conference
We are also beginning to explore several new possibilities: increased online access to our journals, the possibilities of a “homiletic blog” or a podcast in conversation with Homily Service resources, and shifting Homily Service from a monthly to a quarterly/seasonal publication to better serve planning and preparation in the church.
We invite your response to and reflection on all of these possibilities, with email to the board president E.
Homily Service is a monthly resource for those who use and study the three-year Christian lectionary.
www.liturgicalconference.org   (612 words)

 Episcopal News Service
[Havana, Cuba] Emphasizing the mission of reconciliation shared by all Christians, Presiding Bishop Frank Griswold preached an Ash Wednesday homily at Havana’s Holy Trinity Cathedral this morning, marking the close of his six-day pastoral visit to the Episcopal Church of Cuba.
Cuba’s bishop, Miguel Tamayo—host of the visit and chief pastor of the island diocese—was celebrant for the liturgy, during which he and Griswold shared the Imposition of Ashes.
“The ashes placed on our foreheads are a sign of our dying to all that is false and sinful,” Griswold said in his homily.
www.episcopalchurch.org /3577_72413_ENG_HTM.htm   (630 words)

 USATODAY.com - Text of Danforth homily   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Text of the homily of former Sen. John Danforth, the Episcopal minister who officiated over Friday's funeral of former President Reagan, as transcribed by eMediaMillWorks Inc.:
And the homily is the place to connect the two.
It's from the Sermon on the Mount: "You are the light of the world.
www.usatoday.com /news/washington/2004-06-11-danforth-text_x.htm   (925 words)

 St. Noel Church Homily Archive 2004
March 21st Homily "When the Pigs Are Eating Better Than You"
July 11 Homily "The Man in the Ditch"
Our staff will answer your questions or forward you to the appropriate individual or group.
www.stnoel.org /ei/Archive_Homily.htm   (149 words)

 Funeral Homily
The following is the homily given by Father Brian Bachmeier at the funeral mass for Charity on January 22nd, 1998:
Last night we gathered in prayer and heard a beautiful, moving testimony to Charity by her mother, Judy.
It keeps us connected with her right through death until we see her beautiful, smiling face again.
www.charitymae.com /FuneralHomily.htm   (1039 words)

 Abbey of the Genesee - Fr. John Eudes' Page - Index
September 3, 2001- Homily -THE SPIRIT OF THE LORD IS UPON ME.
www.abbotjohneudes.org /aindex.html   (4774 words)

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