Homily for Monday of the 4th Week of Lent
Theme: Lord Help Me to Have Strong Faith in You Alone.
By: Fr. Diotacious Chikontwe SMA
Homily for Monday March 28 2022
*READINGS OF THE DAY*
Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, today we celebrate the Monday of the forth week of Lent. And the liturgy of today reminds us that, we are all precious in the eyes of God and all of us will enjoy the fullness of His love and favour once again, if only we turn to Him and entrust ourselves to His loving heart.
*FROM OUR FIRST READING*
In our first reading today from the Book of the prophet Isaiah, we heard the reassurance from the Lord for His people as He called on them all to return to Him with faith, to be converted from their sinfulness and evil ways. He called on all of them to follow Him once again as He told them how they would enjoy the glorious wonders that awaitthem.
*FROM OUR GOSPEL READING*
In our Gospel passage today, we then heard of the miracle that happened in Capernaum in Galilee, as He healed the child of an official there. The official believed in the Lord and asked Him to make his son whole again. He had faith in the Lord Jesus, even just by hearing His words and commands, saying that his son would be well. He did not need to have the Lord coming physically to his place and make his son well again, or to see the miracle happening before his own eyes.
*OUR CENTRAL MESSAGE OF TODAYS LITURGY*
Dear brethrens, today as we listened to these words, we are all reminded of how we need to deepen our faith in the Lord and grow further in our relationship with Him. We are all called to return to the Lord and to follow Him wholeheartedly. God has always been generous with His love and mercy, and we should respond to His call with faith. Let us inspire one another to draw ever closer to God and commit ourselves to Him anew with love and Faith.
May the Lord help us that we may always be strong and can endure the many trials and challenges that may come our way amidst the journey of faith in our life in this world.
May God bless Us All through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Fr. Diotacious Chikontwe SMA