Homily Resources Archive

15Aug 15 August, 2019. The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

15 August, 2019. The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

August 15th, 2019

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

14Aug 14 August, 2019. Wednesday of Week 19

14 August, 2019. Wednesday of Week 19

August 14th, 2019

Moses died on the far side of the Jordan but God remains with his people for the whole of their journey. Similarly Jesus is always with his followers, even if only two or three are gathered in his name...

13Aug 13 August, 2019. Tuesday of Week 19

13 August, 2019. Tuesday of Week 19

August 13th, 2019

1st Reading: Deuteronomy 31:1-8

Moses promises that God will lead his people into the promised land

When Moses had finished speaking all these words to the Israelites, he told them: “I am now one hundred twenty years old. I am …

12Aug 12 August, 2019. Monday of Week 19

12 August, 2019. Monday of Week 19

August 12th, 2019

How can Yahweh care for Israel above all other peoples? Yet, paradox though it be, they deeply felt it as a living truth. The all-powerful God chooses the smallest for his special care, for such is his gracious love...

11Aug 11 August, 2019. 19th Sunday (C)

11 August, 2019. 19th Sunday (C)

August 11th, 2019

Faith is a special form of knowing, as when we come to know and appreciate a friend. Faith is an awareness, that God is guiding and helping us. We see it in Abraham, in Jesus and other great figures in the Bible...

10Aug 10 August, 2019. Saint Lawrence, deacon and martyr

10 August, 2019. Saint Lawrence, deacon and martyr

August 10th, 2019

St Lawrence (225-258) deacon of the church in Rome, was martyred under the Emperor Valerian on the August 10th 258, four days after Pope Sixtus II and some others. While little is known of Lawrence's life, he was noted for his generosity and was highly popular with the Christians of Rome. ..

09Aug 09 August, 2019. Saint Teresa Benedicta

09 August, 2019. Saint Teresa Benedicta

August 9th, 2019

Edith Stein and her sister Rosa, also a convert and an religious sister, were sent for their safety to a Carmelite monastery in Echt, the Netherlands. They were arrested by the Nazis on 2 August 1942 and sent to the Auschwitz concentration camp, where they died in the gas chamber one week later...

08Aug 08 August, 2019. Thursday of Week 18

08 August, 2019. Thursday of Week 18

August 8th, 2019

In the Book of Numbers a rock in the mountains becomes a water source that was vital for survival. In Matthew, a "human rock" becomes the foundation of the church...

07Aug 07 August, 2019. Wednesday of Week 18

07 August, 2019. Wednesday of Week 18

August 7th, 2019

The Israelites gave up too quickly, in face of giants and a heavily walled city guarded by a fierce and strong people. But the Canaanite woman who met Jesus would not take no for an answer...

06Aug 06 August, 2019. The Transfiguration of the Lord (Feast)

06 August, 2019. The Transfiguration of the Lord (Feast)

August 6th, 2019

When the darkness came over them they'd remember the light. The memory of the transfigured Lord and the voice of the Fatherl would help them to hold their nerve...




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