Sunday Homily Resources

The Sunday ReadingsĀ  (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 offersĀ  insightful supplements to what we have posted in the main text. All contributions welcome!

Fr Pat Rogers cp, Mount Argus, Dublin.



17Aug 17 August, 2019. Saturday of Week 19

17 August, 2019. Saturday of Week 19

August 17th, 2019

There was tension between those who wanted Jesus to bless their children and those who felt that children were a noisy distraction, who should be seen and not heard. When they blocked the parents from bringing their children to him, Jesus was not a merely impartial spectator. ..

18Aug 18 August, 2019. 20th Sunday (C)

18 August, 2019. 20th Sunday (C)

August 18th, 2019

The moral courage to speak out against abuse seems in short supply. It always feels safer to keep our heads down and just go with the herd; but this is not the way to which Christ calls us....

25Aug 25 August, 2019. 21st Sunday (C)

25 August, 2019. 21st Sunday (C)

August 25th, 2019

Today's Scriptures speak of an orderly, self-disciplined life, a topic often ignored in a permissive society. We could reflect on this theme as part of the overall scheme of divine justice in history...




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