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.



19Nov 19 Nov 2017. 33rd Sunday in OT

19 Nov 2017. 33rd Sunday in OT

November 19th, 2017

19 Nov 2017. 33rd Sunday in OT

26Nov 26 Nov 2017. Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

26 Nov 2017. Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

November 26th, 2017

On the last Sunday in the liturgical year we honour Christ the King. Towards the year’s end, we renew our loyalty to Jesus our Saviour, and for his sake renew our intention of loving our neighbour. The shepherd-theme in the

03Dec 03 December 2017. 1st Sunday of Advent

03 December 2017. 1st Sunday of Advent

December 3rd, 2017

1st Reading: Isaiah 63:16-17, 64:1-8

The prophet laments his people’s sins but trusts in God’s mercy

For you are our father,
though Abraham does not know us
and Israel does not acknowledge us;
you, O Lord, are our father;
our …

10Dec 10 December 2017. 2nd Sunday of Advent

10 December 2017. 2nd Sunday of Advent

December 10th, 2017

John the Baptist prepares the way. When Jesus arrives, John disappears gracefully from the scene

1st Reading: Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11

God is coming to save his people and to open up our way into the future.

Comfort, O comfort my …

17Dec 17 December 2017. 3rd Sunday of Advent

17 December 2017. 3rd Sunday of Advent

December 17th, 2017

1st Reading: Isaiah 61:1-2, 10-11

Our guidance comes from God’s Spirit

The spirit of the Lord God is upon me,
because the Lord has anointed me;
he has sent me to bring good news to the oppressed,
to bind up …




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