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.



08Dec 08 December, 2019. 2nd Sunday of Advent (A)

08 December, 2019. 2nd Sunday of Advent (A)

December 8th, 2019

Of course, Christmas, our preparations for it, have great aspects also. But it's too easy to lose all sense of what we are actually celebrating and recalling.

05Jan 05 January, 2020. Second Sunday of Christmas

05 January, 2020. Second Sunday of Christmas

January 5th, 2020

Prayer (ICEL 1998)

God most high,
your only Son embraced the weakness of our flesh
to give us the power to become your children;
your eternal Word chose to dwell among us,
that we might live in your presence.
Grant …

12Jan 12 January, 2020. The Baptism of the Lord

12 January, 2020. The Baptism of the Lord

January 12th, 2020

Peter summarised the pattern of Christ's life as, "He went about doing good and healing ...for God was with him."

19Jan 19 January, 2020. 2nd Sunday (Year A)

19 January, 2020. 2nd Sunday (Year A)

January 19th, 2020

An honest stock-taking of ourselves may unveil the selfish motives that often direct our actions...

26Jan 26 January, 2020. 3rd Sunday, Year A

26 January, 2020. 3rd Sunday, Year A

January 26th, 2020

For centuries the word "vocation" was generally limited to priests and religious. It has been restored to all of the baptised and...




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