Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos
Nigeria
Connect with Us:            
Home       Contact Us

   Homilies/Reflections

 
Give Thanks
By Religious              Wed, 23 Dec 2020
In the birth of John and in the birth of J

All generations shall call me blessed
By Religious              Tue, 22 Dec 2020
Today we hear Mary’s hymn of praise to the Lord. This hymn provides great material for meditation on the Visitation, the second Joyful Mystery of the Rosary. Clearly Mary,

Be Humble
By Religious              Sun, 20 Dec 2020
God shows his favor to the lowly, to those who are humble and receptive to his word.  We see the unfolding of God's plan of redemption in the events leading up to the Incarn

Giving others benefit of the doubt
By Religious              Fri, 18 Dec 2020
Mary had to face an enormous challenge to her faith and trust in God and to t

Behold the Lamb of God
By Religious              Wed, 16 Dec 2020
John the Baptist sends his disciples to question Jesus if he was the Messiah

Choices
By Religious              Tue, 15 Dec 2020
Jesus encourages us to think -- to think about the consequences of our choices, especially the choices and decisions that will count not just for now but for eternity as well. The choices we make n

To Serve
By Religious              Mon, 14 Dec 2020
The religious leaders openly questioned Jesus to discredit his claim to be the Messiah. If Jesus says his authority is divine, they will charge him with blasphemy. If he has done this on his own au

HUMILITY
By Religious              Sun, 13 Dec 2020
The humility of John the Baptist is something that should baffle our imagination. Apart from the fact that he had every opportunity to portray himself as the messiah, he shows us one way of waiting

Prepare the way
By Religious              Sat, 12 Dec 2020
The role of the returned Elijah was to pave the way for the coming of the Messiah and that is exactly what John the Baptist did. The First Reading from the book of Sirach is a panegyric of Elijah b

10 God's word
By Religious              Fri, 11 Dec 2020
Why did the message of John the Baptist and the message of Jesus meet with dea

11 Greatness
By Religious              Thu, 10 Dec 2020
By our very nature, human beings seek after greatness in their chosen walks of life. Greatness is something that is sought after by all people, irrespective of their walk of life. Sportsmen spend h

12 Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
By Religious              Tue, 08 Dec 2020
God shows his favor to the lowly, to those who are humble and receptive to his word.  We see the unfolding of God's plan of redemption in the events leading up to the Incarn

13 Trust, Do Not Fear
By Religious              Mon, 07 Dec 2020
Today’s Gospel has the theme of faith. The paralytic was blessed with friends who had faith and were persistent. Surely Jesus was also moved by such a demonstration of faith and friendship an

14 Hope in the Lord
By Religious              Fri, 04 Dec 2020
What is the healing that we wish to ask Jesus for? Do we cry out to him? Do we follow him? Do we truly believe that Jesus has the power to heal us? Have you ever cried out to Jesus but he didn&rsqu

15 Trust and Obey
By Religious              Thu, 03 Dec 2020
Today’s Gospel reading reminds us of what true discipleship means – to do the will of the Father.We have to go to God by finding him present in the world around us and helping oth

16 Trust In God
By Religious              Wed, 02 Dec 2020
One of the clear signs of God’s presence is surprises for the way he makes everything so beautiful in its time. It is also right to know that these surprises depend on our closeness to God. T

17 34th Sunday A
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Sun, 22 Nov 2020
34th Sunday A   CHRIST THE KING   My dear brothers and sisters in Christ, what we celebrate today is the kinship o

18 Thursday week 33 Yr II
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Thu, 19 Nov 2020
November 19, 2020 (Thursday of Week 33 Year II)   He wept over it   Dear friends in Christ,   

19 Wedneek 33 Yr II
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Wed, 18 Nov 2020
November 18, 2020 (Wednesday of Week 33 Year II)   I kept it away   Dear friends in Christ,   In the

20 Tuesday week 33 Yr II
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Tue, 17 Nov 2020
November 17, 2020 (Tuesday of Week 33 Year II: St. Elizabeth of Hungary)   To seek out…   Dear friends in Christ,

21 Monday week 33 Yr II
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Mon, 16 Nov 2020
November 16, 2020 (Monday of Week 33 Year II)   Receive your sight   Dear friends in Christ, in matters of faith, physica

22 33rd Sunday A
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Sun, 15 Nov 2020
33rd SUNDAY A   GOOD AND FAITHFUL SERVANT   My dear friends in Christ, on this penultimate Sunday to the end of the Litur

23 All Souls Day
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Mon, 02 Nov 2020
November 2, 2020 (All Souls Day)   Eternal rest grant unto them   Dear friends in Christ, today we celebrate All Souls Da

24 All Saints Day
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Sun, 01 Nov 2020
November 1, 2020 SOLEMNITY OF ALL SAINTS   Blessed are the merciful   My dear friends in Christ,

25 
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Sun, 18 Oct 2020
October 18, 2020 (29th Sunday A)   Mission Sunday   Dear friends in Christ, today we celebrate Mission Sunday with the th

26 Monday week 28
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Mon, 12 Oct 2020
October 12, 2020 (Monday of Week 28 Year II)   Sign of Jonah Dear friends in Christ, people often say that experience is the best teac

27 Saturday week 27
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Sat, 10 Oct 2020
October 10, 2020 (Saturday of Week 27 Year II)   Blessed Mother   Dear friends in Christ, every family rejoices at the co

28 Thursday week 27
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Thu, 08 Oct 2020
October 08, 2020 (Thursday of Week 27 Year II)   Asking in prayer    Dear friends in Christ, there is no one who is so

29 Our Lady of the Rosary
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Wed, 07 Oct 2020
October 7, 2020 (Wednesday of Week 27 Year II: Our Lady of the Holy Rosary)   Sweet chain which unites…   Dear fri

30 27th Sunday A
By FR JULIUS OLAITAN              Sun, 04 Oct 2020
27th Sunday A   THE VINEYARD   Today’s first reading poses a big question, “What more was there to do