Homily Resources Archive

05Dec 05 December. Monday in Week 2 of Advent

05 December. Monday in Week 2 of Advent

December 5th, 2016

1st Reading: Isaiah 35:1-10

The exiles shall return in joy to their own land

The desert and the dry land shall be glad, the desert shall rejoice and blossom; like the crocus it shall blossom abundantly, and rejoice with joy …

04Dec 04 December, 2nd Sunday of Advent

04 December, 2nd Sunday of Advent

December 4th, 2016

Help with the Homily Notes?

Homily Notes for all this month are now online. Access @ Calendar (right >>). Homilists can read ahead …  & send me now stories, insights etc. Welcome!

Fr. Pat Rogers (rogers @  mountargus.ie

03Dec 03 December. Saturday in Week 1 of Advent

03 December. Saturday in Week 1 of Advent

December 3rd, 2016
Saint Francis Xavier

1st Reading. Isaiah 30:19-21, 23-26

The coming days of enlightenment, when the people turn aside from idolatry

Truly, O people in Zion, inhabitants of Jerusalem, you shall weep no more.
He will surely be gracious to you …

02Dec 02 December. Friday in Week 1 of Advent

02 December. Friday in Week 1 of Advent

December 2nd, 2016

1st Reading. Isaiah 29:17-24

A promise of good times, when deaf shall hear and blind shall see – and all will accept instruction

Shall not Lebanon in a very little while become a fruitful field,
and the fruitful field be …

01Dec 01 December, Thursday in Week 1 of Advent

01 December, Thursday in Week 1 of Advent

December 1st, 2016

1st Reading. Isaiah 26:1-6

A hymn of confidence in the Lord, our everlasting rock

On that day this song will be sung in the land of Judah: We have a strong city; he sets up victory like walls and bulwarks. …

30Nov 30 November. St Andrew, apostle

30 November. St Andrew, apostle

November 30th, 2016

1st Reading: Romans 10:9-18

How will they hear the faith, unless it be preached?

If you confess with your lips that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. …

29Nov 29 November. Tuesday, Advent, Week 1

29 November. Tuesday, Advent, Week 1

November 29th, 2016

First Reading: Isaiah 11:1-10

The Messiah will restore harmony and justice on earth.

A shoot shall come out from the stump of Jesse, and a branch shall grow out of his roots. The spirit of the Lord shall rest on …

28Nov 28 November. Monday, Advent, Week 1

28 November. Monday, Advent, Week 1

November 28th, 2016

First Reading: Isaiah 2:4-6

Wisdom and peace when swords are beaten into ploughshares

Thus says the Lord: “On that day the branch of the Lord shall be beautiful and glorious, and the fruit of the land shall be the pride …

27Nov 27 November. First Sunday of Advent

27 November. First Sunday of Advent

November 27th, 2016

A call for homily resources from our readers

The Homily Notes proposed for all of December 2016 are now online. Please see them as draft material to be amended & improved with your help. The Notes can be accessed …

26Nov 26 November. Saturday, Week 34

26 November. Saturday, Week 34

November 26th, 2016

1st Reading: Revelation 22:1-7

River of life; healing fruits and the Lamb who is to come

Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, bright as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the …




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