Homily Resources Archive

13Mar Wednesday of Week 1 of Lent

Wednesday of Week 1 of Lent

March 13th, 2019

13 March: Wednesday of Week 1 of Lent

The Jonah story weaves various themes together, into a Gospel lesson in tolerance and compassion...

12Mar Tuesday of Week 1 of Lent

Tuesday of Week 1 of Lent

March 12th, 2019

12 March: Tuesday of Week 1 of Lent

Lent is a time for hearing and pondering God's word. Carefully listening to that WORD is a lifelong task...

11Mar Monday of Week 1 of Lent

Monday of Week 1 of Lent

March 11th, 2019

Monday of Week 1 of Lent

To reach perfection, the whole moral landscape of our social and economic life needs shaking up..

10Mar 10 March: 1st Sunday of Lent

10 March: 1st Sunday of Lent

March 10th, 2019

1st Sunday of Lent

09Mar Saturday after Ash Wednesday

Saturday after Ash Wednesday

March 9th, 2019

09 March: Saturday after Ash Wednesday

When we call, the Lord will answer; in our time of need he will say, 'Here I am.'

08Mar Friday after Ash Wednesday

Friday after Ash Wednesday

March 8th, 2019

08 March: Friday after Ash Wednesday

Whoever fasts for religious purposes must not oppress employees or subjects

07Mar Thursday after Ash Wednesday

Thursday after Ash Wednesday

March 7th, 2019

07 March: Thursday after Ash Wednesday

By walking in his ways, you shall live. Fidelity assures the future of God's people...

1st Reading: Deuteronomy 30:15-20

Called to fidelity. Choose life so that you may live!

06Mar Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

March 6th, 2019

06 March: Ash Wednesday

*We begin Lent by receiving the ashes of repentance on our foreheads, and plan to prepare well for Easter...

1st Reading: Joel 2:12-18

Return to me with all your heart. Spare your people, Lord

05Mar Tuesday of Week 8

Tuesday of Week 8

March 5th, 2019

05 March: Tuesday of Week 8

*To touch a leper might render us ritually unclean, unfit to enter the temple. Yet in another way it links us to the Jesus who befriended lepers...

1st Reading: Sirach 35:1-12

The wise person is generous to the poor and avoids extortion

04Mar Monday of Week 8

Monday of Week 8

March 4th, 2019

04 March: Monday of Week 8

*The Lord can call us beyond where we are, to grow in our relationship with him, to be more generous in our response to his presence.

1st Reading: Sirach 17:24-29

Repent from sin while you still can. The dead cannot praise God

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