Homilies for June 2021

For June 6 (Corpus Christi), June 13, June 20, and June 27, as well as the Solemnities of the Sacred Heart (June 11), of the Birth of John the Baptist (June 24), and of Sts. Peter and Paul (June 29) Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and … [Read more...]

Homilies for May 2021

For the Fifth Sunday, Sixth Sunday, and Seventh Sunday of Easter, Ascension Thursday, Pentecost Sunday (May 23), and the Solemnity of the Trinity (May 30) Fifth Sunday of Easter – May 2, 2021 Readings: Acts 9:26–31 • Ps 22:26–27, 28, 30, … [Read more...]

Homilies for April 2021

For Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Divine Mercy Sunday, and the Third Sunday and Fourth Sunday of Easter. A Preached Triduum Retreat Holy Thursday – April 1,  2021 Readings: Chrism Mass, Is 61:1–3a, 6a, 8b–9 • Ps 89:21 … [Read more...]

Homilies for March 2021

For March 7, March 14, March 21, March 25 (Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord), and March 28 (Palm Sunday) Third Sunday of Lent – March 7, 2021 Readings: Ex 20:1-17 or Ex 20:1–3, 7–8, 12–17 • Ps 19:8, 9, 10, 11 • 1 Cor 1:22–25 • … [Read more...]

Homilies for February 2021

For February 7, February 14, Ash Wednesday, February 21, February 28 February 7, 2021 – Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time Readings: Jb 7:1-4, 6-7 • Ps 147:1-2, 3-4, 5-6 • 1 Cor 9: 16-19 • Mk 1:29-39  bible. … [Read more...]

Homilies for January 2021

For Mary Mother of God, January 3 (Epiphany), January 10 (Baptism of the Lord), January 17, January 24, January 31 Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God – January 1, 2021 Readings: Nm 6:22-27   Ps 67:2-3, 5, 6, 8   Gal 4:4-7   Lk 2:16-21  bib … [Read more...]

Homilies for December 2020

For December 6, Immaculate Conception, December 13, December 20, Christmas, December 27 2nd Sunday of Advent – December 6, 2020 Readings: Is 40:1–5, 9–11 • Ps 85:9-10-11-12, 13–14 • 2 Pt 3:8–14 • Mk 1:1–8  bible.usccb.org/bi … [Read more...]

Homilies for November 2020

For All Saints’ Day, All Souls’ Day, November 8, November 15, November 22 (Christ the King), November 29 (First Sunday of Advent) All Saints’ Day – November 1, 2020 Readings: Rv 7:2–4, 9–14 • Ps 24:1BC–2, 3–4AB, 5–6 • 1 Jn 3:1–3 • Mt 5:1 … [Read more...]

Homilies for October 2020

For October 4, October 11, October 18, October 25 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time – October 4, 2020 Readings: Is 5:1-7 • Ps 80:9, 12, 13-14, 15-16, 19-20 • Phil 4:6-9 • Mt 21:33-43 usccb.org/bible/readings/100420.cfm The Jewish Scriptu … [Read more...]

Homilies for September 2020

For September 6, September 13, September 20, and September 27 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time – September 6, 2020 Readings: Ez 33:7-9 •  Ps 95:1-2, 6-7, 8-9 (8) • Rom 13:8-10 • Mt 18:15-20 https:// … [Read more...]

Homilies for August 2020

For August 2, August 9, the Assumption of Mary, August 16, August 23, and August 30. 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time – August 2, 2020   Readings: Is 55:1–3 • Ps 145:8–9, 15–18 • Rom 8:35, 37–39 • Mt 14:13–21   usccb.org/bible/rea … [Read more...]

Homilies for July 2020

For July 5, July 12, July 19, and July 26. 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time – July 5, 2020   Readings: Zech 9:9–10 • Ps 145:1–2, 8–11, 13–14 • Rom 8:9, 11–13 • Mt 11:25–30   usccb.org/bible/readings/070520.cfm   OT: Zech 9: Banish the w … [Read more...]

Homilies for June 2020

For June 7, June 14, June 21, and June 28. Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity – June 7, 2020   Readings: Ex 34:4b–6, 8–9 • Dn 3:52–56 • 2 Cor 13:11–13 • Jn 3:16–18   usccb.org/bible/readings/060720.cfm Main Point: Although we can’t u … [Read more...]

Homilies for May 2020

For May 3, May 10 (Mother's Day), May 17, Ascension of the Lord, May 24, and Pentecost. 4th Sunday in Easter – May 3, 2020   Readings: Acts 2:14a, 36–41 • Ps 23:1–6, • 1 Pt 2:20b–25 • Jn 10:1–10   usccb.org/bible/r … [Read more...]

Homilies for April 2020

For Palm Sunday, Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter, Divine Mercy Sunday, and April 26. Note: Most of these sample homilies, besides Palm Sunday and Easter, were written before the Coronavirus (COVID-19) issue, and attendant changes to … [Read more...]