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.



02Apr 02 April, 2017. 5th Sunday of Lent

02 April, 2017. 5th Sunday of Lent

April 2nd, 2017
Saint Francis of Paula, hermit

First Reading: Ezekiel 37:12-14

During the exile, God’s people were like a pile of dried bones

Therefore prophesy, and say to them, Thus says the Lord God: I am going to open your graves, and …

09Apr April 9, 2017. Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion

April 9, 2017. Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion

April 9th, 2017

First Reading: Isaiah 50:4-7

The Suffering Servant shall not be put to shame

The Lord God has given me the tongue of a teacher, that I may know how to sustain the weary with a word. Morning by morning he …

16Apr 16 April, 2017. Easter Sunday

16 April, 2017. Easter Sunday

April 16th, 2017

1st Reading: Acts 10:34, 37-43

Peter and the other apostles are witnesses to the resurrection

Then Peter said to the [household of Cornelius]: “I truly understand that God shows no partiality, That message spread throughout Judea, beginning in Galilee after …

23Apr 23 April, 2017. 2nd Sunday of Easter

23 April, 2017. 2nd Sunday of Easter

April 23rd, 2017
Divine Mercy Sunday; Saint George; Saint Adalbert of Prague

1st Reading: Acts 2:42-47

The early Christians shared what they owned and broke bread together

The whole community devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and fellowship, to the breaking of bread …

30Apr 30 April, 2017. 3rd Sunday of Easter

30 April, 2017. 3rd Sunday of Easter

April 30th, 2017
Saint Pius V, pope

1st Reading: Acts 2:14, 32-33

At Pentecost, Peter announces the resurrection of Jesus

Peter, standing with the eleven, raised his voice and addressed the crowds, “Men of Judea and all who live in Jerusalem, let this …




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