Sunday Homily Resources

Sunday Readings, in summary and in full (NRSV); plus sample homilies from various authors. If you can send me good stuff, I’ll use it here. For “Lectio Divina” reflections on the text of the Sunday readings please see http://www.tarsus.ie/page6/index.html (Fr. Kieran O’Mahony’s excellent Biblical Resources website).

Fr Pat Rogers cp, Mount Argus, Dublin.



25Jun 25 June, 2017. 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time

25 June, 2017. 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time

June 25th, 2017

1st Reading: Jeremiah 20:10-13

Jeremiah is under stress from enemies, yet holds to his confidence in God

For I hear many whispering: “Terror is all around! Denounce him! Let us denounce him!” All my close friends are watching for me …

02Jul 02 July. 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

02 July. 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

July 2nd, 2017

In the Eucharist we welcome Jesus Christ into our lives, and are also welcomed by him, strengthened for our journey. With his grace, we try to extend the same welcome to others whose lives touch our own.

1st Reading: 2

09Jul 09 July. 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

09 July. 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time

July 9th, 2017
Saint Augustine Zhao Rong, priest, and Companions, martyrs

1st Reading: Zechariah 9:9-10

Their king-Messiah will come humbly, riding on a donkey

Rejoice greatly, O daughter Zion!
Shout aloud, O daughter Jerusalem!
Lo, your king comes to you;
triumphant and victorious …

23Jul July 23. 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

July 23. 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time

July 23rd, 2017
Saint Bridget of Sweden, religious

1st Reading: Wisdom 12:13, 16-19

Because God is all-powerful he governs the world with leniency

For who will say, “What have you done?” or who will resist your judgment?
Who will accuse you for the …

30Jul 30 July. 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

30 July. 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time

July 30th, 2017
Saint Peter Chrysologus, bishop and doctor of the Church

Pray for the gift of discernment, something that we all need as our guide in making decisions. All things have their own intrinsic value, but if we over-value any of our …




Scroll Up