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Synonyms for homily

Synonyms for homily

a sermon on a moral or religious topic

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During the homily, Villegas said that although mass, also called Eucharist, means thanksgiving, they are not thanking the Lord for the senator being detained for a year and that "the number of extrajudicial killings can now fill the whole of Araneta Coliseum.
James Harlan, began his homily Sunday night with an appraisal of the power of Gods words, as well as our own.
Yadin-Israel, calls this is a homily with no meaning, because it is tautological.
17, 1979, cable noted that Romero stated in his homily that it appeared to him that a "popular army" was being formed, but that the church "recognized right of oppressed to exert pressure, but not through armed violence.
In accordance with the primary tradition, the homily had the role to explain and interpret the biblical read texts and it was spoken after the biblical readings in the first part of the Liturgy.
In his homily, Pope Francis called on people, himself included, to look into their own hearts to see how they are living their lives.
Rosica's lengthy "explanatory note" quoted the Second Vatican Council's Lumen Gentium: "[T]hose could not be saved who refuse either to enter the church, or to remain in it, while knowing that it was founded by God through Christ as required for salvation" it was quickly picked up by the media as a "walking back" of the pope's homily.
He broke away several times from the text of his prepared homily to encourage the faithful to lead simple lives.
2) We are therefore left with the first 125 words or so of this homily, which survives only here.
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.
This collection of essays styles itself as an update to Szarmach and Huppe's 1978 The Old English Homily and its Backgrounds.
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.
This publication is significant as the first critical edition of one of the oldest Middle English homily cycles in verse.