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…

Reader’s Choice – Elizabeth

Reader’s Choice – Elizabeth We do not have a homily for 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C, so this week, for one week only, we are returning to our special feature. A few months ago, we invited people to write in to nominate a homily by Father Hanly that they felt was important and that…

Prayer

Prayer Father Hanly’s beautiful homily for 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C, is all about prayer. Readings First Reading: Genesis 18:20-32 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 138:1-2, 2-3, 6-7, 7-8 Second Reading: Colossians 2:12-14 Gospel: Luke 11:1-13 Recording Transcript The subject today, of course, is prayer. And it’s such a vast subject, it’s hard to know…

“But who do you say that I am?”

“But who do you say that I am?” In this excellent homily for 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year C, Father Hanly looks at the question posed by Jesus: “But who do you say that I am?” It’s a question we’d do well to ask ourselves. Readings First Reading: Zechariah 12:10-11 Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 62:2, 3-4,…