Sunday Homily Resources

The Sunday Readings  (NRSV, for inclusive language); plus sample homily ideas adapted from various sources. If you have additional comments that can help our readers, please use the “LEAVE A REPLY” panel, which often offers  insightful supplements to what we have posted in the main text. All contributions welcome!

Fr Pat Rogers cp, Mount Argus, Dublin.



20Oct 20 October, 2019. 29th Sunday (C)

20 October, 2019. 29th Sunday (C)

October 20th, 2019

There was something the widow badly wanted, and, despite all his ingrained heartlessness, the judge had to give in to her eventually, as she showed no sign of giving up...

27Oct 27 October, 2019. 30th Sunday (C)

27 October, 2019. 30th Sunday (C)

October 27th, 2019

Opposites can attract: In marriage and other human relationships we often notice how unlike personalities complement each other. But opposites can also be far apart, like the tax collector (far off), and the Pharisee, (confident and up-front)...

03Nov 03 November, 2019. 31st Sunday (C)

03 November, 2019. 31st Sunday (C)

November 3rd, 2019

The meeting with Zacchaeus higlights the mindset of Jesus towards ministry. His purpose was "to seek out and save what was lost." If we recognise a certain lostness...

10Nov 10 November, 2019. 32nd Sunday (C)

10 November, 2019. 32nd Sunday (C)

November 10th, 2019

Our pilgrimage through life leads into the unknown. With eyes of faith, we see it as a journey towards the destiny God has in store for us. Jesus promises "In my Father's house there are many rooms and I am going to prepare a place for you."


17Nov 17 November, 2019. 33rd Sunday (C)

17 November, 2019. 33rd Sunday (C)

November 17th, 2019

As the church's year is ending, we remember the 'last things' and in particular, the promise of Our Lord's return. This invites us to live our lives in the light of eternity...





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