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 (Fr. Kieran O’Mahony’s excellent Biblical Resources website).

Fr Pat Rogers cp, Mount Argus, Dublin.

30Jul 30 July. 17th Sunday in O. T.

30 July. 17th Sunday in O. T.

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

Pray for the gift of discernment, as our guide in all decisions. Many things intrinsic value, but to over-value our ownership of goods is to devalue God.  I need to relax

06Aug 06 August. The Transfiguration

06 August. The Transfiguration

August 6th, 2017
Three apostles were privileged to witness the inner life of Christ, revealed to them in splendour on the holy mountain. We pray for a deeper experience of God in our own lives, and to share in his divine life


13Aug 13 August. 19th Sunday in O. T.

13 August. 19th Sunday in O. T.

August 13th, 2017
Ss Pontian, Pope, and Hippolytus, priest, martyrs; St Fachtna, bishop

1st Reading: 1 Kings 19:9, 11-13

God’s voice was like the gentle whisper of a breeze

At that place Elijah came to a cave, and spent the night there. Then …

20Aug 20 August. 20th Sunday in O. T.

20 August. 20th Sunday in O. T.

August 20th, 2017
Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

1st Reading: : Isaiah 56:1, 6-7

The Lord will bring foreigners to worship in Jerusalem

Thus says the Lord: Have a care for justice, act with integrity, for soon my salvation will come and my integrity …

27Aug 27 August. 21st Sunday in O. T.

27 August. 21st Sunday in O. T.

August 27th, 2017
Saint Monica, widow<

1st Reading: Isaiah 22:19-23

Isaiah warns Shebna that the key, the symbol of his authority, will be taken from him

Thus says the Lord to Shebna, the master of the palace: “I will thrust you from your …

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