Homily Resources Archive

13Aug 13 August. Monday, Week 19

13 August. Monday, Week 19

August 13th, 2018

1st Reading: Ezekiel (1:1-5, 24-28)

The four cherubim that carry God’s glory on the wing

In the thirtieth year, in the fourth month, on the fifth day of the month, as I was among the exiles by the river Chebar, …

12Aug 12 August. 19th Sunday

12 August. 19th Sunday

August 12th, 2018

1st Reading: 1 Kings (19:4-8)

Elijah is a dispirited; but revived by food and drink, he reaches the mountain of God

Elijah went a day’s journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a solitary broom tree. He …

11Aug 11 August. Saturday, Week 18

11 August. Saturday, Week 18

August 11th, 2018

1st Reading: Habakkuk (1:12–2:4)

The prophet questions God and learns that the just will live by faith

Are you not from of old, O Lord my God, my Holy One? You shall not die.
O Lord, you have marked them …

10Aug 10 August. Saint Lawrence

10 August. Saint Lawrence

August 10th, 2018

1st Reading: 2 Corinthians (9:6-10)

Whoever sows richly will also reap richly

Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows richly will also reap richly. Each of you must give as you have made up your mind, not …

09Aug 09 August. Saint Teresa Benedicta

09 August. Saint Teresa Benedicta

August 9th, 2018

1st Reading: Hosea (2:16-17; 21-22)

God’s love for his people is like a husband’s love for a wife

On that day, says the Lord, you will call me, “My husband,” and no longer will you call me, “My Baal.” For …

08Aug 08 August. Wednesday, Week 18

08 August. Wednesday, Week 18

August 8th, 2018

1st Reading: Jeremiah (31:1-7)

Jeremiah foretells the reunion of Israel’s northern tribes with Jerusalem

At that time, says the Lord, I will be the God of all the families of Israel, and they shall be my people. Thus says the …

07Aug 07 August. Tuesday, Week 18

07 August. Tuesday, Week 18

August 7th, 2018

1st Reading: Jeremiah (30:1-2, 12-15, 18-22)

After the exile the people will return home to their own land

The word that came to Jeremiah from the Lord: “Thus says the Lord, the God of Israel: Write in a book all …

06Aug 06 August. The Transfiguration of the Lord (Feast)

06 August. The Transfiguration of the Lord (Feast)

August 6th, 2018

1st Reading: Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14)

Daniel sees the Ancient One giving power to the Son of Man

As I watched, thrones were set in place, and an Ancient One took his throne, his clothing was white as snow, and the …

05Aug 05 August. 18th Sunday

05 August. 18th Sunday

August 5th, 2018

1st Reading: Exodus (16:2-4, 12-15)

God feeds the Israelites in the desert by sending them manna and quails

The whole congregation of Israel complained against Moses and Aaron in the wilderness. The Israelites said to them, “If only we had …

04Aug 04 August. Saturday, Week 17

04 August. Saturday, Week 17

August 4th, 2018

1st Reading: Jeremiah (26:11-16, 24)

Jeremiah suffers opposition for his warning messages

The priests and the prophets said to the officials and to all the people, “This man deserves the sentence of death because he has prophesied against this city, …




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