Homily Resources Archive

18Jun 18 June, 2018. Mon. of Week 11

18 June, 2018. Mon. of Week 11

June 18th, 2018

1st Reading: 1 Kings (21:1-16)

After condemning poor Naboth, King Ahab seized his precious vineyard

Later the following events took place: Naboth the Jezreelite had a vineyard in Jezreel, beside the palace of King Ahab of Samaria. And Ahab said …

17Jun 17 June, 2018. 11th Sunday

17 June, 2018. 11th Sunday

June 17th, 2018

1st Reading: Ezekiel (17:22-24)

It is God who plants and makes fruitful, who raises up and humbles

Thus says the Lord God: I myself will take a sprig from the lofty top of a cedar; I will set it out. …

16Jun 16 June, 2018. Sat. of Week 10

16 June, 2018. Sat. of Week 10

June 16th, 2018

1st Reading: 1 Kings (19:19-21)

Elijah chooses Elisha as his attendant and successor

Elijah set out and found Elisha son of Shaphat, who was ploughing. There were twelve yoke of oxen ahead of him, and he was with the twelfth. …

15Jun 15 June, 2018. Fri. of Week 10

15 June, 2018. Fri. of Week 10

June 15th, 2018

1st Reading: 1 Kings (19:8-16)

Elijah’s encounter with God, at the cave on Mount Horeb

Elijah got up, and ate and drank; then he went in the strength of that food forty days and forty nights to Horeb the mount …

14Jun 14 June, 2018. Thurs. of Week 10

14 June, 2018. Thurs. of Week 10

June 14th, 2018

1st Reading: 1 Kings (18:41-46)

Elijah predicts the rain that ends the drought

Elijah said to Ahab, “Go up, eat and drink; for there is a sound of rushing rain.” So Ahab went up to eat and to drink. Elijah …

13Jun 13 June, 2018. Wed. of Week 10

13 June, 2018. Wed. of Week 10

June 13th, 2018

1st Reading: 1 Kings (18:20-39)

Elijah’s faith in the living God is confirmed by fire from heaven

Ahab sent to all the Israelites, and assembled the prophets at Mount Carmel. Elijah then came near to all the people, and said, …

12Jun 12 June, 2018. Tue. of Week 10

12 June, 2018. Tue. of Week 10

June 12th, 2018

1st Reading: 1 Kings (17:7-16)

The widow of Zarephath provides Elijah with water and bread

After some time the wadi dried up, because there was no rain in the land. Then the word of the Lord came to him, saying, …

11Jun 11 June, 2018. St Barnabas, Apostle

11 June, 2018. St Barnabas, Apostle

June 11th, 2018

1st Reading: Acts (11:21-26; 13:1-3)

The zealous beginnings of the church in Antioch

The hand of the Lord was with them, and a great number became believers and turned to the Lord. News of this came to the ears of …

10Jun 10 June, 2018. 10th Sunday

10 June, 2018. 10th Sunday

June 10th, 2018

Moral evil is too widely provable to dismiss it as merely a religious notion. It can thrive because so many choose to ignore its existence. Like the Psalmist, we recognise it in ourselves and seek forgiveness.

1st Reading: Book of

09Jun 09 June, 2018. Saint Columba (Feast)

09 June, 2018. Saint Columba (Feast)

June 9th, 2018

1st Reading: Romans (12:1-2; 9-13)

Offer to God your spiritual worship

I urge you, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God,
to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice,
holy and pleasing to God, your spiritual worship.
Do not …




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