Sunday Homilies

LEPERS THEN AND NOW, Sunday Homily, October 11, 2022

LEPERS THEN AND NOW, Sunday Homily, October 11, 2022

26th Sunday C
2 Kings 5:14-17
2 Timothy 2:8-13
Luke 17:11-19

HOMILY. There is a close parallel between the gospel story of the Ten Lepers and lepers in civil society today – the ones who feel excluded, the ones who feel they don’t belong, the ones who feel they are outsiders, not insiders.

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NO PAY-BACK, Sunday Homily, October 2, 2022

NO PAY-BACK, Sunday Homily, October 2, 2022

26th Sunday C
Habakkuk 1:2-3; 2:2-4
2 Timothy 1:6-8, 13-14
Luke 17:5-10

HOMILY. You and I are living in worrying times. As a firm and staunch ally of the USA in its declared war on terrorism, we too are vulnerable to attacks, not only with the usual weapons of war but also with germ and chemical warfare.

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INDIFFERENCE AND NEGLECT, Sunday Homily, September 25, 2022

INDIFFERENCE AND NEGLECT, Sunday Homily, September 25, 2022

26th Sunday C
Amos 6:1-7
1 Timothy 6:11-16
Luke 16:19-31

HOMILY. What did Jesus do when he was on earth? This question is often asked.  The usual answer is that he preached, that he taught, and that he healed. What is often overlooked is that, more than anything else, Jesus mixed with people.

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THE GOD OF THE LOST, Sunday Homily, September 11, 2022

THE GOD OF THE LOST, Sunday Homily, September 11, 2022

24th Sunday C
Exodus 32:7-11, 13-14
1 Timothy 1:12-17
Luke 15:1-32
All through his days on earth, Jesus shows pastoral care for all sorts of people. But he has a special affection for poor people. He has special loving care even for extortionists and prostitutes.

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The Cost of Commitment, Sunday Homily, September 4, 2022

The Cost of Commitment, Sunday Homily, September 4, 2022

20th Sunday C

Wisdom 9:13-18
Philemon 9b-10, 12-17
Luke 14:23-35
Homily: It’s September again, and so many people in Australia are thinking about which football team will win the premiership this year. It’s a time of both agony and ecstasy, as we see our hopes and dreams for our favourite

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