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.



02Nov 2nd November. Commemoration of All The Faithful Departed

2nd November. Commemoration of All The Faithful Departed

November 2nd, 2014

The Halloween combinatrion of All Saints Day and All Souls Day, reminds us of the reality of death and life after death. These days are a sad reminder that our bodies will one day give out. Somewhere, sometime, sooner or later, we will experience the startling reality of death. Then what? Is it all over for the individual? Will there be no more love, no more joy, no more laughter? Our faith points to a larger horizon..

09Nov 9th November (Sunday). The Dedication of the Lateran Basilica

9th November (Sunday). The Dedication of the Lateran Basilica

November 9th, 2014

A House of Prayer: The Lateran was Rome's cathedral long before Saint Peter's was built. It is where the papacy was housed for centuries before moving across the Tiber to where Vatican City now stands...