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.



05Dec Sunday December 5 2021. Second Sunday in Advent

Sunday December 5 2021. Second Sunday in Advent

December 5th, 2021

"Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight."

12Dec Sunday December 12, 2021. Third Sunday in Advent

Sunday December 12, 2021. Third Sunday in Advent

December 12th, 2021

As the people were filled with expectation, and all were questioning in their hearts concerning John , whether he might be the Messiah, John answered all of them by saying, "I baptize you with water; but one who is more powerful than I is coming; I am not worthy to untie the thong of his sandals. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire."

19Dec Sunday December 19 2021. Fourth Sunday in Advent

Sunday December 19 2021. Fourth Sunday in Advent

December 19th, 2021

When Elizabeth heard Mary's greeting, the child leaped in her womb. And Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit and exclaimed with a loud cry, "Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb.