Homily Archive

Sunday of 
Week 14 in Ordinary Time
Mk 6:1-6
Most of us like to go home, especially when we have been away for a long time. We look forward to being hugged and greeted by family and friends. It seems reasonable to assume that Jesus had a...
Sunday of 
Week 15 in Ordinary Time
Amos 7:12-15; Eph. 1:3-14; Mk. 6:7-13
If you serve God you have to be prepared to be opposed. You will find that not everyone loves you, or respects your service to God, or appreciates your commitment. Serving God provokes some people to...
Sunday of 
Week 16 in Ordinary Time
Mt. 13:24-43
How many of us to some degree are gossips and judgemental? The parable Our Lord tells us today is so relevant - and we have much to learn from it. He tells the story about a farmer who planted wheat...
Sunday of 
Week 17 in Ordinary Time
Mt. 13:44-46
What is the meaning of your life? What is the note that strikes deep in your heart and brings all the other notes of your life into harmony? That one thing is the quest of your lifetime! Today's...
Mary Mother of the Church | 
Ordinary Time
The title Mary, Mother of the Church, is a title, officially given to Mary during the Second Vatican Council by Pope Paul VI. Many of the saints, popes and theologians have referred to our Blessed...
Our Lord Jesus Christ | 
Ordinary Time
It was God who instituted the role of priesthood. He had Aaron, the brother of Moses, anointed a priest. Abraham's great-grandson Levi was singled out by God to be the father of the priestly tribe....
Saints Peter and Paul | 
Ordinary Time
“These men, conquering all human frailty, shed their blood and helped the Church to grow. By sharing the cup of the Lord’s suffering, they became the friends of God.” These are the words that...