Homily Resources Archive

15Jan 15 January, 2022. Saturday of Week 1 in Ordinary Time

15 January, 2022. Saturday of Week 1 in Ordinary Time

January 15th, 2022

15 January, 2022. Saturday of Week 1 in Ordinary Time

St Ita – Memorial

1st Reading: 1 Samuel 9:1-4, 12-19; 10:1

Saul is anointed by Samuel as king of Israel, at God’s inspiration

There was a man of Benjamin whose

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14Jan 14 January, 2022. Friday of Week 1 in Ordinary Time

14 January, 2022. Friday of Week 1 in Ordinary Time

January 14th, 2022

14 January, 2022. Friday of Week 1 in Ordinary Time

1st Reading: 1 Samuel 8:4-7, 10-22

When the people demand a king, Samuel warns of the dangers

Then all the elders of Israel gathered together and came to Samuel at

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13Jan 13 January, 2022. Thursday of Week 1 in Ordinary Time

13 January, 2022. Thursday of Week 1 in Ordinary Time

January 13th, 2022

13 January, 2022. Thursday of Week 1 in Ordinary Time

St Hilary – Optional memorial

1st Reading: 1 Samuel 4:1-11

Misusing the Ark of the Covenant, the people are defeated in battle

The word of Samuel came to all Israel.

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12Jan 12 January 2022. Wednesday of Week 1, Ordinary Time

12 January 2022. Wednesday of Week 1, Ordinary Time

January 12th, 2022

12 January 2022. Wednesday of Week 1, Ordinary Time

1st Reading: 1 Samuel 3:1-10, 19-20

From the sanctuary God calls Samuel, and sends him as a prophet

Now the boy Samuel was ministering to the Lord under Eli. The word

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11Jan 11 January, 2022. Tuesday of Week 1 in Ordinary Time

11 January, 2022. Tuesday of Week 1 in Ordinary Time

January 11th, 2022

11 January, 2022. Tuesday of Week 1 in Ordinary Time

1st Reading: 1 Samuel 1:9-20

Eli promises the grieving Hannah that she will give birth to a son

After they had eaten and drunk at Shiloh, Hannah rose and presented

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10Jan 10 January, 2022. Monday of Week 1 in Ordinary Time

10 January, 2022. Monday of Week 1 in Ordinary Time

January 10th, 2022

10 January, 2022. Monday of Week 1 in Ordinary Time

(Readings; Sunday Cycle B/Weekday Cycle 2)

1st Reading: 1 Samuel 1:1-8

Hannah’s grief at being childless; her husband tries to comfort her

There was a man of Ramathaim, a Zuphite

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09Jan 09 January 2022. The Baptism of the Lord

09 January 2022. The Baptism of the Lord

January 9th, 2022

09 January 2022. The Baptism of the Lord

Theme: Jesus brings justice and divine life to the nations. As his baptised family, we seek the kingdom of God through justice and peace. [Two sets of readings are options to choose

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08Jan 08 January, 2022. Saturday after the Epiphany

08 January, 2022. Saturday after the Epiphany

January 8th, 2022

08 January, 2022. Saturday after the Epiphany

1st Reading: 1 John 4:7-10

Love’s divine origin and its influence on our lives

Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God; everyone who loves is born of God and

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07Jan 07 January 2022. Friday after Epiphany

07 January 2022. Friday after Epiphany

January 7th, 2022

07 January 2022. Friday after Epiphany

1st Reading: 1 John 3:22–4:6

Distinguishing the spirit of truth from the spirit of error

Beloved, we receive from him whatever we ask, because we obey his commandments and do what pleases him. And

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06Jan Thursday 6 January 2022 – The Epiphany of the Lord

Thursday 6 January 2022 – The Epiphany of the Lord

January 6th, 2022

Thursday 6 January 2022 – The Epiphany of the Lord

Prayer (ICEL 1998)

Lord God of the nations,
we have seen the star of your glory
rising in splendour.
The radiance of your incarnate Word
pierces the darkness that covers Read the rest