Homily Resources Archive

15Oct 15 October. 28th Sunday in OT

15 October. 28th Sunday in OT

October 15th, 2017
St Teresa of Avila, virgin and doctor of the Church

By baptism we are called to salvation, to take our place in the kingdom of God. Somehow, we must wear a wedding garment, so as to take our assigned seat …

14Oct 14 October. Saturday, Week 27

14 October. Saturday, Week 27

October 14th, 2017
Saint Callistus (opt mem.)

1st Reading: Joel 4:12-21

A time of peace and prosperity will come to God’s holy mountain

“Let the nations rouse themselves, and come up to the valley of Jehoshaphat; for there I will sit to judge …

13Oct 13 October. Friday, Week 27

13 October. Friday, Week 27

October 13th, 2017

1st Reading: Joel 1:13-15; 2:1-2

A solemn fast to avert the plague, preparing for the day of the Lord

Priests, put on sackcloth and lament; wail, you ministers of the altar. Come, pass the night in sackcloth, you ministers of …

12Oct 12 October. Thursday, Week 27

12 October. Thursday, Week 27

October 12th, 2017

1st Reading: Malachi 3:13-18

Religion may seems to brings no benefit.. but all will be revealed

You have spoken harsh words against me, says the Lord. Yet you say, “How have we spoken against you?” You have said, “It is …

11Oct 11 October. Wednesday, Week 27

11 October. Wednesday, Week 27

October 11th, 2017
Saint John XXIII (opt mem.); Saint Canice (opt mem.)

1st Reading: Jonah 4:1-11

Jonah complains, angry that God has mercy on Nineveh

Jonah was displeased and became very angry. He prayed to the Lord and said, “O Lord! Is not …

10Oct 10 October. Tuesday, Week 27

10 October. Tuesday, Week 27

October 10th, 2017

1st Reading: Jonah 3:1-10

At Jonah’s preaching, the people of Nineveh repent and so save their city

The word of the Lord came to Jonah a second time, saying, “Get up, go to Nineveh, that great city, and proclaim to …

09Oct 09 October. Monday, Week 27

09 October. Monday, Week 27

October 9th, 2017
Saints Denis and Companions, martyrs (opt.mem.) ; Saint John Leonardi (opt.mem.); Bl. John Henry Newman. (opt.mem.)

1st Reading: Jonah 1:1–2:1

Jonah is swallowed by the whale and brought back to Israel

Now the word of the Lord came to Jonah …

08Oct 08 October. 27th Sunday in OT

08 October. 27th Sunday in OT

October 8th, 2017

The church is like a Vineyard, planted to produce fruit. We can grow to our full potential in the sunshine of God’s grace. But the vineyard can fall into disuse, or fail to produce  fruits of loving mercy. We pray

07Oct 07 October. Our Lady of the Rosary (Memorial)

07 October. Our Lady of the Rosary (Memorial)

October 7th, 2017

This feast was established in memory of the Christian naval victory over the Turks (at Lepanto 1571). Our Lady is daily honoured in the Rosary, which invites us to meditate the mysteries of the life, death and resurrection of Christ

06Oct 06 October. Friday, Week 26

06 October. Friday, Week 26

October 6th, 2017
Saint Bruno, priest (opt mem.)

1st Reading: Baruch 1:15-22

From our time in Egypt until now, we have disregarded the voice of the Lord

The Lord our God is in the right, but there is open shame on us today, …




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