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.



02Oct 02 October. Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

02 October. Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

October 2nd, 2016
Book

Fr Martin Hogan’s book, To Know the Love of Christ, with homily reflections for 2017 will be very welcome to all our readers.  Fr Martin has generously supplied weekday homily notes for this column, over the past two years. …

09Oct 09 October. Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

09 October. Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

October 9th, 2016

1st Reading: 2 Kings 5:14-17

When Naaman the Syrian washes in the Jordan he is cured

Naaman the leper went down and immersed himself seven times in the Jordan, according to the word of the man of God; his flesh …

16Oct 16 October. Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

16 October. Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

October 16th, 2016

1st Reading: Book of Exodus 17:8-13

When Moses prays with arms outstretched, God gives victory to his people

Then Amalek came and fought with Israel at Rephidim. And Moses said to Joshua, “Choose some men for us and go out, …

23Oct 23 October. Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

23 October. Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

October 23rd, 2016

1st Reading: Sirach 35:15-22

The prayer of the humble will reach to the clouds

The Lord is the judge,
and with him there is no partiality.
He will not show partiality to the poor;
but he will listen to the …

30Oct 30 October. 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time

30 October. 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time

October 30th, 2016

1st Reading: 2 Maccabees 7:1-2, 9-14

Martyrdom of the brothers and their mother: faith in the resurrection

It happened also that seven brothers and their mother were arrested and were being compelled by the king, under torture with whips and …