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Listen again. Homilies online - year index
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Liturgical Years: A= Matthew; B= Mark; C= Luke.
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Homilies help unlock the scriptures. Hearing them again may reinforce your personal understanding, also useful for Bible study.
"How can I [understand] unless someone instructs me?" Acts 8:31

  • Sorry. We are unable to record homilies at present (the MiniDisk recorder has expired!) however...
    There is a huge choice from the past for the liturgical year, still well worth listening to.
    There are excellent homily and reflection links in the green panel below.

  • 2016-17: Year A (Matthew) see note above. For inspiring and helpful Year A homilies, see 2013-14 and 2010-11 below.

  • Page content includes some pastoral letters, readings and music. 332 items are currently available (+ additions 2015-16).

  • 2015-16: Year C (Luke): Advent onwards homilies not uploaded may be available on request contact - feedback
    2012-13 & 2009-10 are also year C. page links below

  • 2014-15 Year B (Mark): 76 items available to listen again Advent to February 20 items \ Lent to Corpus Christi 23 items \ 14th June to Christ the King 33 items (nb 2011-12 is also year B. see external links below for others.)

  • 2013-14 - Year A (Matthew): 60 items available Advent 2013 to Lent 2014 & Easter 2014 onwards - ( nb 2010-11 is also year A )

  • 2012-13 - Year C (Luke):- 92 items available Advent 2012 to Lent 2013 | Lent to PentecostTrinity Sunday 2013 onwards

  • 2011-12 - Year B (Mark):- 67 items available Advent | Christmastide | Ordinary time(#1) | Christian Unity Service | Lent | Easter to Pentecost | Trinity Sunday onwards, ordinary time #2

  • 2010-11 - Year A (Matthew):- 22 available - liturgical year A, Advent 2010 to Feast of Christ The King 2011

  • 2009-10 - Year C (Luke):- 3 available - liturgical year C, Advent 2009 to Feast of Christ The King 2010

  • 2008-09 - Year B (Mark):- 10 homilies from August to November, liturgical year B, Advent 2008 to Feast of Christ The King 2009

  • Archives: 2001 2 available - (Fr. Cormac Breathnach) on 'Temptation' and 'Judgment ~ of others, & God's mercy' - from Lent 2001.

  • External links - read Pope Francis' Homily at Inauguration Mass of Petrine Ministry - 19th March 2013
    read Sermon at Inauguration of Ministry of 105th Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Portal Welby - 21st March 2013

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Zenit Rome | Homilies from Pope Francis | L'Osservatore Romano | Vatican Radio | Vatican information service | Catholic News Agency | read Pope Francis on Twitter
Homily and other resources: Dominican Friars torch website | Bishop Robert Barron's Word on Fire website | 'A Year with St. Matthew' 2016/17 Reflections from Clifton Diocese | blog & sermons from Fr. Dylan James | "Sunday Gospels" from Clifton Diocese | "Wednesday Word" Sunday Gospel reflections (Lectio Divina) | weekly reflections from CAFOD | Daily Scripture readings and meditations from rc.net

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