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.



26Apr 26th April. Fourth Sunday of Easter

26th April. Fourth Sunday of Easter

April 26th, 2015

The pastor who cares for people

Jesus speaks of shepherds and sheep, seeing himself as the Good Shepherd foretold by the prophets. It's about the relationship between the shepherd and the sheep. Though the imagery is old, the message is topical. It is relevant to us here and now. By faith we accept Jesus, and our relationship is a deeply personal one...

03May 3rd May. Fifth Sunday of Easter

3rd May. Fifth Sunday of Easter

May 3rd, 2015

More than just a code to guide us

Religion too can degenerate into code and cult, into a matter of laws to be kept, and ceremonies or rites to be carried out, and in time become dry and musty, like the mummies of Egypt. Some people seem to want religion to be mummified, to be static and unchanging. But Christianity has got to be a living, a vibrant force in life.