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Third Sunday of Lent – Year C


– 20/3 /2022 –

Gospel reading: Luke 13:1-9

vs.1 It was about this time that some people [...]


St Patrick’s Day -17th March)

St Patrick’s Day and Second Sunday of Lent

(St Patrick’s Day:We are offering these resources from our Saints of the days series as material for homilies this year as in Ireland  we celebrate St Patrick, our Patron Saint. )

(Second Sunday [...]


Second Sunday of Lent – Year C

 – 13th March 2022 –

Gospel reading: Luke 9:28-36

v28. Jesus took with him Peter and John and James and went [...]


First Sunday of Lent – Year C

First Sunday of Lent Year C

– 6 March 2022-

Gospel reading: Luke 4:1-13 vs.1  Filled with the Holy Spirit, Jesus left the Jordan and was led by [...]


Eight Sunday in Ordinary time – Year C

– 27th  February 2022 – Day of Prayer for Temperance

Gospel text     Luke 6:39-45

vs.39  Jesus told a parable to his disciples: “Can one blind man guide another? Surely both will fall into a pit?


Seventh Sunday in Ordinary time Year C

– 20th February 2022 –

Seventh Sunday in Ordinary time Year C


We have two commentators available from whom you may wish to choose .

Michel DeVerteuil :     A Trinidadian Holy Ghost Priest, director of the Centre of Biblical [...]


Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year C

– 13th February 2022 –

Gospel reading  Luke 6:17, 20-26 vs.17  Jesus came down with the Twelve and stopped at [...]


Fifth Sunday in Ordinary time – Year C

– 10th February 2022 –

Gospel reading: Luke 5:1-11 vs.1  Jesus was standing one day by the Lake of Gennesaret, with the crowd pressing round him listening [...]


Fourth Sunday in Ordinary time – Year C

 – 30th January  2022 –

Gospel reading: Luke 4:21-30 vs.21  Jesus began to speak in the synagogue: “This text is being fulfilled today even as you listen.”


Third Sunday in Ordinary time – Year C

To be celebrated on 27th January 2013, Gospel reading: Luke 1:1-4; 4:14-21. This text is being fulfilled today.


Second Sunday -Ordinary time- Year C

-To be celebrated on 20th January 2013- Gospel reading: John 2:1-11This was the first of the signs given by Jesus: it was given at Cana in Galilee..


The Baptism of the Lord – Year C

-To be celebrated on 13th January 2013- Gospel Reading: Luke 3:15-16; 21-22 While Jesus after his own baptism was at prayer, heaven opened


2 Sun after Christmas

– 02-01-2022 — 

Second Sunday after Christmas When peaceful silence lay over all, and night had run half of her swift course, the all-powerful word leaped down from heaven, from the [...]


Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Years, A, B,+ C

We have three sets of homily notes to choose from. Please click on the one required.

1. Michel de Verteuil Lectio Divina Year C

2. Kenneth Payne, What shall I say Year C

3. Martin [...]


Nativity of St John the Baptist


Please note that our ordinary Sunday scripture commentators are not available for today’s  Readings – they will return next week. Instead we [...]



 Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B

Gospel reading: Mark 2:1-12

vs.1 When Jesus returned to Capernaum some time later, word went round that he was back; vs.2 and so many people collected that there [...]


2nd Sunday of Christmas

  – 3-1-2021 –

2nd Sunday of Christmas

Gospel reading: John 1:1-18 vs.1 In the beginning was the Word: the Word was with God and the Word was God. vs.2  [...]


Christmas Day


Christmas  Day

The Word was made flesh, he lived among us, and we saw his glory. We have focused on the Midnight Mass Gospel Text, hopefully you will find it helpful for all Christmas day [...]


Nov 1 Feast of All Saints

Summary: The ultimate object of veneration of the saints is the glory of God and the sanctification of people by conforming their lives fully to the divine will and by imitating the virtues of those who were pre-eminently disciples of the Lord. (Directory on Popular piety and the [...]


18th Sun Ordinary time -Year A

 – 2 -8-2020 –

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Like the manna in the desert, bread in plenty for the crowds is seen as a sign of the coming of the kingdom and of the heavenly banquet in the [...]


8th Sun Ordinary time -Year A

 –  26 – 2 – 2017 –

Eight Sunday in Ordinary Time

Gospel reading: Matthew 6:24-34 vs.24  Jesus said to his disciples: “No one can be the slave of two masters: he will either hate the first and love [...]


Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary time – Year C

 – 26th June 2022 –

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Gospel Text: Luke  9:51-62


Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary time – Year C

 – 19th June 2013 –

12th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Gospel  Text: Luke 9:18-24

vs. 18  One day when Jesus was praying alone in the presence of his disciples, he put this [...]


Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time – Year C

– 16th June  2016 –

Gospel Text: Luke 7:36-50 (Short form)

vs.36  One of the Pharisees invited Jesus to a meal. When he arrived at the Pharisee’s house and took [...]


Nov 1 All Saints day

All Saints  Feastday

-A few notes-

 Explanation for todays Homily format: Unfortunately we cannot bring you our usual range of writers of homily notes as none cover This day specificall as it only turns up once every seven or so years.

We offer these few historical ideas for [...]


Commemoration of all the Faithful Departed/31 Sun Ordinary time -Year A and

(For Year A  apart from 2014)

Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary time – 1/A

Gospel reading: Matthew 23:1-12

vs.1  Addressing [...]


Ss Peter and Paul, Apostles

As we do not have any original sources of homilies we offer two approaches to this feastday from our Saints of the day.

1.  by Paddy Duffy


Coments on the CI homily service


Gentle visitors

Thank you for your co-operation in answering our survey as to whether our Homily Service is worth continuing. We received around 30 responses from across the world and all were [...]


The Nativity of St John the Baptist (Questionaire))

June 24th 2012

This week none of our regular resources for material were unavailable to us. Sorry about that!  (Instead, at the bottom of this page we offer two donated meditations.

Narmal Service, we hope,  will be resumed next week.

At Catholic Ireland.Net, [...]

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