4th Sunday A
1 Corinthians 1:26-31
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.
3rd Sunday A
1 Corinthians 1:10-13,17
HOMILY: There are some valleys in the Swiss Alps that are so deep, that in the middle of winter, the rays of the sun don’t penetrate for days, and sometimes even for weeks.
2nd Sunday A
1 Corinthias 1:1-3
HOMILY: Who was Jesus Christ? Who is Jesus Christ? These are the most important questions that we, his friends and followers, can ask. John the Baptist has answered those questions.
Feast of Epiphany
Ephesians 3:2-3, 5-6
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,
Mary Mother of God (New Year)
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.
Isaiah 9: 1-7
HOMILY: ‘… but the angel said. “Do not be afraid. Listen, I bring you news of great joy, a joy to be shared by all the people. Today in the town of David a saviour has been born to you; he is Christ the Lord’ (Luke 2:10-11)
Christ the King Sunday C
2 Samuel 5:1-3
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.
Third Sunday of Advent A
Isaiah 35:1-6, 10
HOMILY: For ten years I was a member of a team in Sydney that conducted weekends for engaged couples. It was called ‘Catholic Engaged Encounter’.
Second Sunday of Advent A
HOMILY: A brand-new priest went to the lectern to preach his first homily after ordination. He was as nervous as a kitten.
First Sunday of Advent A
HOMILY: The story is told of three devils who are preparing to depart for Earth to begin their careers of deceiving people with their lies, tricks, and spin.