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.



24May 24th May. Pentecost Sunday

24th May. Pentecost Sunday

May 24th, 2015

Source of the Higher Impulses

The Holy Spirit used to be the forgotten person of the Trinity. Perhaps he suffered from being a spirit, since for many of us, only concrete things are real. The Father and Son make an impact because one took flesh and the other was given a beard. Have you ever imagined the Holy Spirit with a beard? Whatever the reason, even among devout Christians the Holy Spirit had been overlooked.

31May 31st May. Feast of the Most Holy Trinity

31st May. Feast of the Most Holy Trinity

May 31st, 2015

Three is company

>They say “Two is company, three is a crowd” but today's feast would have it otherwise. There, the figure three symbolises completeness and perfect symmetry, and re-appears at all the key moments of the Christ story, for the life of Jesus constantly reflected the Trinity of God.

07Jun 7th June (Sun.) The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

7th June (Sun.) The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

June 7th, 2015

God provided his people in the desert with food and drink. He continues to feed us with food and drink in the body and blood of his Son, which we celebrate in the feast of Corpus Christi.

1st Reading: Exodus