homily


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Synonyms for homily

Synonyms for homily

a sermon on a moral or religious topic

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The Argentine pontiff read a mostly religious homily but sprinkled it with criticism of "elitism" and Argentine pontiff read a mostly religious homily but sprinkled it with criticism of "elitism" and ideology.
In his last Sunday homily, on March 23, 1980, Romero told of a peasant beaten by the military, dragged from his house and decapitated.
NNA - The army succeeded in saving Lebanon from terroristic schemes, Maronite patriarch BA'chara Rahi, stated in his Ascension of the Virgin homily at his summer retreat in Diman today.
POPE Francis marked Palm Sunday in a packed St Peter's Square, ignoring his prepared homily and speaking entirely off the cuff.
The homily itself was mostly about the human call to goodness rather than our eternal destinations: "We must meet one another doing good.
He broke away several times from the text of his prepared homily to encourage the faithful to lead simple lives.
Eudist Fathers), age 85, from active ministry for a homily criticizing abortion and a homosexual parade in Moncton, N.
A homily is a sermon or discourse on a moral or religious topic, and was an integral part of church services in Christian communities.
Cardinal Rigali's stirring homily can be read at usccb.
A final long homily "Against Disobedience and Wilful Rebellion" was added in response to the northern rebellion of 1570.
District Court seat last year because he discovered that in 2002 the judge attended and gave a homily at a ceremony celebrating the union of a same-sex couple.
While Catholic leaders and groups take out full-page ads in newspapers decrying gay marriage, organize groups around abortion, and give homilies about the evils of both, nary a dollar is spent or a homily said that condemns those who kill gays.
Paul Outside the Walls, Archbishop Carnley, in his homily, suggested a model for church unity was the unity of the Trinity.
A number of priestly obligations are surveyed and commented upon, including fidelity, the homily, the laity, and love as a priest's primary motivation.
Peter Tagdulang, who will deliver the homily at next Saturday's service.