Weekday Homily Resources

The gist of each reading is suggested in a single line; then the readings (minus the Responsorial Psalm) are given in full (using the NRSV for its inclusive language); finally a couple of reflections on the day’s readings. Most weekdays we offer two separate homily approaches. The first is drawn from material written by my friend and Passionist confrere, Fr. Carroll Stuhlmueller cp. With permission from his estate, I have used his Biblical Meditations for Ordinary Time and Biblical Meditations for Lent as starting point, editing them down to a maximum of 3 or 4 paragraphs. The second approach is based on a set of homilies provided by Fr. Martin Hogan of the Dublin archdiocese.
Fr Pat Rogers cp, Mount Argus, Dublin.

25May 25 May, 2019.

25 May, 2019.

May 25th, 2019

It may seem inconsistent to us that Paul had Timothy circumcised because of the Jews of that region, so soon after the Jerusalem Council had decreed...

27May 27 May, 2019.

27 May, 2019.

May 27th, 2019

Paul fell in love with the church he founded in Philippi. His later epistle to them is among the warmest of his writings. He wrote...

28May 28 May, 2019.

28 May, 2019.

May 28th, 2019

A Happy Outcome. We can sympathize with Paul's indignation at being wrongly thrown in prison in Philippi, but..

29May 29 May, 2019.

29 May, 2019.

May 29th, 2019

At the Areopagus in the heart of Athens, Paul recognized the exquisite beauty of its Greek temples and marble artworks...

30May 30 May, 2019.

30 May, 2019.

May 30th, 2019

After Paul left Athens, with its sophisticated audience, he proceeded to the seaport of Corinth, notorious for its riotous atmosphere..

31May 31 May, 2019.

31 May, 2019.

May 31st, 2019

While Mary's divine motherhood is unique, we all may imitate her faith, love and trust. These virtues define her spirit, which we especially honour today...

01Jun 01 June 2019.

01 June 2019.

June 1st, 2019

Saturday of Week 6 of Easter

1st Reading: Acts 18:23-28

Aquila, a learned convert from Judaism, helps the church in southern Greece

After spending some time there Paul left and went from place to place through the region of Galatia …

01Jun 01 June 2019.

01 June 2019.

June 1st, 2019

Prisca and Aquila not only welcomed other Christians in Ephesus but served as religious educators too. To teach people as learned as Apollos they had to ...

03Jun 03 June 2019.

03 June 2019.

June 3rd, 2019

It seems that Jesus was "speaking plainly," but what he said during the Last Supper often baffles us, as it did the disciples. How will they find peace..

04Jun 04 June 2019.

04 June 2019.

June 4th, 2019

Those were famous last words, from Paul and from Jesus. Each states that his mission in life has been carried out..

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