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.



16Feb 16 February, 2020. 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time

16 February, 2020. 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time

February 16th, 2020

Jesus promoted an atmosphere of openness and trust. What he offers as a supplement to the Law of Moses is a morality of values held from the heart...

23Feb 23 February, 2020. 07th Sunday, Year A

23 February, 2020. 07th Sunday, Year A

February 23rd, 2020

Mercy is the outstanding gift of God even of the "Old Testament God" whom many imagine as predominantly harsh and punitive ...

01Mar 01 March, 2020. 1st Sunday of Lent (A)

01 March, 2020. 1st Sunday of Lent (A)

March 1st, 2020

Why does the number of suicides keep rising, in spite of our prosperity? Why do we need to barricade ourselves...?

08Mar 08 March, 2020. 2nd Sunday of Lent

08 March, 2020. 2nd Sunday of Lent

March 8th, 2020


Hearing God's word and acting on it, made Abraham the great pilgrim of faith. He is the a real patron of meaningful living....

15Mar 15 March, 2020. 3rd Sunday of Lent, Year A

15 March, 2020. 3rd Sunday of Lent, Year A

March 15th, 2020


The vision of eternal life brought them hope and joy that made all their efforts and sacrifices worthwhile...

22Mar 22 March, 2020. 4th Sunday of Lent, Year A

22 March, 2020. 4th Sunday of Lent, Year A

March 22nd, 2020


"Lord, that I may see" was his sincere and simple prayer. It may be short but it came from the heart as a powerful plea...

29Mar 29 March, 2020. 5th Sunday of Lent

29 March, 2020. 5th Sunday of Lent

March 29th, 2020


Like all others, we are humbled by the inevitability of death. But we trust in the goodness of God, demonstrated in the life and words of Jesus....




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