Sunday Homilies

PATHS TO HAPPINESS:4TH SUNDAY A, Sunday Homily, January 29, 2023

PATHS TO HAPPINESS:4TH SUNDAY A, Sunday Homily, January 29, 2023

4th Sunday A
Readings:
Zephaniah 2:3,3:12-13
1 Corinthians 1:26-31
Matthew 5:1-12a

HOMILY: Not so long ago there was a popular song with the title: ‘Don’t Worry, Be Happy’. Some people liked it very much. I found it trite and superficial. In the first place, not worrying about anything is easier said than done.

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GIFT-GIVING, AND THE EPIPHANY, Sunday Homily, January 8, 2023

GIFT-GIVING, AND THE EPIPHANY, Sunday Homily, January 8, 2023

Feast of Epiphany
Readings:
Isaiah 60:1-6
Ephesians 3:2-3, 5-6
Matthew 2:1-12

HOMILY: At Christmas time we give presents to particular people. Some people give gifts to us. What’s it all about? It all goes back to the story of the three wise men going to Bethlehem, falling on their knees,

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MARY, MOTHER OF GOD (NEW YEAR’S DAY), Sunday Homily, Janurary, 2023

MARY, MOTHER OF GOD (NEW YEAR’S DAY), Sunday Homily, Janurary, 2023

Mary Mother of God (New Year)
Readings:
Numbers 6:22-27
Galatians 4:4-7
Luke 2:16-21

HOMILY: ‘As for Mary, she treasured all these things and pondered them in her heart’ (Luke 2:19). We’ve been assured that ‘it takes all kinds of people to make a world’. Certainly, and fortunately, we’re not all the same.

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FROM FEAR TO FAITH AND JOY, Sunday Homily, December 18, 2022

FROM FEAR TO FAITH AND JOY, Sunday Homily, December 18, 2022

Christ the King Sunday C
2 Samuel 5:1-3
Colossians 1:12-20
Luke 23:35-43

HOMILY: A man called Michael has told this story about being a witness to the truth in an everyday situation: He recalls what happened:
My wife and I are building extensions to our house, and while that’s going on we decided to move out and rent.

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