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.
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1st Reading: Baruch 5:1-9
God will level out a highway to enable the exiles return to their homeland
The Lord says this:
Take off the garment of your sorrow and affliction, O Jerusalem,…
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1st Reading: Zephaniah 3:14-18
Jerusalem rejoices because salvation is near and God himself will protect his people
Sing aloud, O daughter Zion; shout, O Israel!
Rejoice and exult with all your heart, O …
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1st Reading: Micah 5:2-5
Salvation would come from insignificant Bethlehem — to unite the nation under God
The Lord says this: But you, O Bethlehem of Ephrathah, who are one of the little …
1st Reading: Sirach 3:2-6, 12-14
Honour your parents when they are old.
The Lord honors a father above his children,
and he confirms a mother’s right over her children.
Those who honor their father atone for sins,
and those who …