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.



14Feb 14 Feb. First Sunday of Lent

14 Feb. First Sunday of Lent

February 14th, 2016

Theme: Fasting, prayer and almsgiving are three traditional forms for expressing our conversion to Christ’s way. Lent is our penitential season, prompted by the gospel account of his forty days in the desert.

1st Reading: Deuteronomy 26:4-10

Offering the firsts

21Feb 21 Feb. Second Sunday of Lent

21 Feb. Second Sunday of Lent

February 21st, 2016

Theme: in celebrating Christ’s transfiguration, we reflect on how we too encounter Christ and how our lives can be transfigured.

1st Reading: Genesis 15:5-12, 17-18

The covenant with Abraham, basis of Israel’s religion of trust

He brought him outside and …

28Feb 28 Feb. Third Sunday of Lent

28 Feb. Third Sunday of Lent

February 28th, 2016

1st Reading: Exodus 3:1-8, 13-15

God sees the misery of his people in Egypt and will free them, through Moses

Moses was keeping the flock of his father-in-law Jethro, the priest of Midian; he led his flock beyond the wilderness, …