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.



25Oct 25 October, 2020. 30th Sunday, Year A

25 October, 2020. 30th Sunday, Year A

October 25th, 2020

25 October, 2020. 30th Sunday, Year A

Our Gospel celebrates the great commandment of love. To love our neighbour as God does, prejudices based on race, religion or colour have to go. The revelation at Mount Sinai prompted a sense …

29Nov 29 November, 2020. First Sunday of Advent

29 November, 2020. First Sunday of Advent

November 29th, 2020

"Keep awake-for you do not know when the master of the house will come, in the evening, or at midnight, or at cockcrow, or at dawn, or else he may find you asleep when he comes suddenly. And what I say to you I say to all: Keep awake."

06Dec 2nd Sunday of Advent

2nd Sunday of Advent

December 6th, 2020

Like a shepherd feeding his flock, gathering lambs in his arms, holding them to his breast, and gently leading the mother-ewes who are due to give birth...

13Dec 3rd Sunday in Advent

3rd Sunday in Advent

December 13th, 2020

The Baptist was a voice crying in the wilderness, a voice to invite people into relationship with God. We too are asked to use our voice to make Christ known...

20Dec 4th Sunday of Advent

4th Sunday of Advent

December 20th, 2020

We like to be the givers, the organizers, the achievers. To let others give to us is to acknowledge our need, our dependence, our limitations, and that does not always come easy...

27Dec The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph

The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph

December 27th, 2020

Even though we honour them as the Holy Family, it does not mean they never had problems to face, as every family must. Just as every Christian has a share in the cross of Christ, the Holy Family also experienced life's crosses...




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