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.



28Aug 28 August. 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

28 August. 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

August 28th, 2016

1st Reading: Sirach 3:17-20, 28-29

A person attentive to God will never reject wisdom

My child, perform your tasks with humility; then you will be loved by those whom God accepts. The greater you are, the more you must humble …

04Sep 04 September. Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

04 September. Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

September 4th, 2016

Jesus warns that people cannot share his vision unless they hold their possessions loosely. Without detachment we cannot be full disciples of Christ.

1st Reading: Wisdom 9:13-18

God gives us all the knowledge we need to be saved

For who …

11Sep 11 September. Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

11 September. Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

September 11th, 2016

1st Reading: Exodus 32:7ff

When the people turned to idols, Moses begs God’s pardon for them

The Lord said to Moses, “Go down at once! Your people, whom you brought up out of the land of Egypt, have acted perversely; …