Christ The King

Christ The King In this beautiful homily for the Feast of Christ the King, Year A, Father Hanly looks at the importance of the great Feast of Christ the King. Readings First Reading: Ezekiel 34:11-12, 15-17Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 23:1-2, 2-3, 5, 6Second Reading: First Corinthians 15:20-26, 28Gospel: Matthew 25:31-46 Recording Transcript Kings are not in…

Parable of the Talents

Parable of the Talents In this wonderful homily for 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Father Hanly challenges us in our interpretation of the Parable of the Talents. Readings First Reading: Proverbs 31:10-13, 19-20, 30-31Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 128:1-2, 3, 4-5Second Reading: First Thessalonians 5:1-6Gospel: Matthew 25:14-30 or 25:14-15, 19-20 Recording Transcript This is a…

Wisdom

Wisdom In this beautiful homily for 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Father Hanly teaches us about wisdom. Readings First Reading: Wisdom 6:12-16Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 63:2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8Second Reading: First Thessalonians 4:13-17 or 4:13-14Gospel: Matthew 25:1-13 Recording Transcript The first reading has a very famous episode from the Book of Wisdom. Some of…

Compassion

Compassion We are now able to upload this lovely homily for 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A. It is on compassion. Readings First Reading: Malachi 1:14–2:2, 8-10Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 131:1, 2, 3Second Reading: First Thessalonians 2:7-9, 13Gospel: Matthew 23:1-12 Recording Transcript You have to wonder why Matthew was so hard and he picks the…

Compassion

We are not able to upload a homily for 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, now, so we offer you the following alternatives: We have put together a selection of our favourite homilies. If you would like to try one, please click Favourites. If you would rather choose by yourself, you can search by selecting Topics….

Love

Love In this beautiful homily for 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Father Hanly enjoins us to love as God loves. Readings First Reading: Exodus 22:20-26Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 18:2-3, 3-4, 47, 51Second Reading: First Thessalonians 1:5-10Gospel: Matthew 22:34-40 Recording Transcript What can you say about love? I mean, everything has been said so often:…

St Margaret

St Margaret To celebrate our Parish Feast Day, Father Hanly’s homily this week is on St Margaret Mary. Readings First Reading: Isaiah 45:1, 4-6Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 96:1, 3, 4-5, 7-8, 9-10Second Reading: First Thessalonians 1:1-5Gospel: Matthew 22:15-21 Recording Transcript I have a slight bias for St Margaret Mary, because my big sister is named after…

You’re Invited!

You’re Invited! In this beautiful homily for 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Father Hanly looks at The Parable of the Wedding Feast and its wonderful revelation that the whole world is invited to the banquet that we all hunger for. Readings First Reading: Isaiah 25:6-10Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 23:1-3, 3-4, 5, 6Second Reading: Philippians…

The Tenants of the Vineyard

The Tenants of the Vineyard In this beautiful homily for 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, Father Hanly looks at The Parable of the Tenants and helps us understand how we, the tenants of the vineyard, should behave — how we should follow Jesus and heal the world. Readings First Reading: Isaiah 5:1-7Responsorial Psalm:…

More Parables

We do not have a homily for 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, so we offer you the following alternatives: The gospel reading for 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A, is of The Parable of the Two Sons. If you would like to listen to a homily by Father Hanly on a parable with…