“Master, The One You Love Is Ill”

“Master, The One You Love Is Ill” In this wonderful homily for 5th Sunday of Lent, Year A, Father Hanly explains that the key to understanding the gospel about the raising of Lazarus can be found in the words “Master, the one you love is ill.” Readings for Fifth Sunday of Lent, Year A First…

Blind That I Might See

Blind That I Might See In this lovely homily for 4th Sunday of Lent, Year A, Father Hanly looks at the story of the man who was blind from birth, and then he tells the story of Florette. Readings for Fourth Sunday of Lent, Year A First Reading: First Samuel 16:1, 6-7, 10-13 Responsorial Psalm:…

Thirst For More Than Water

Thirst For More Than Water In this really beautiful homily for 3rd Sunday of Lent, Year A, Father Hanly gives us a real feeling for what happened between Jesus and the Samaritan woman. Readings for Third Sunday of Lent, Year A First Reading: Exodus 17:3-7 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 95:1-2, 6-7, 8-9 Second Reading: Romans 5:1-2,…

Transfigured by the Love of God

Transfigured by the Love of God Father Hanly’s homily for 2nd Sunday of Lent, Year A, was delivered following the earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan in 2011. Readings for Second Sunday of Lent, Year A First Reading: Genesis 12:1-4 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 33:4-5, 18-19, 20, 22 Second Reading: Second Timothy 1:8-10 Gospel: Matthew 17:1-9 Recording…

Lent – An Invitation to Joy

Lent – An Invitation to Joy In this beautiful homily for 1st Sunday of Lent, Year A, Father Hanly takes a deeper look at Lent and the reasons behind the three works of Lent. For example, he says fasting “is to make people who have, realise and become one with, people who do not have.” Readings…