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.



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 …

16Jul July 16. 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

July 16. 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

July 16th, 2017
Our Lady of Mount Carmel

1st Reading: Isaiah 55:10-11

God’s word is like rain which fertilises the earth

For as the rain and the snow come down from heaven, and do not return there until they have watered the earth, …

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 …




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