Homilies help unlock the scriptures. Hearing them again
may reinforce your personal understanding, also useful for Bible
"How can I
[understand] unless someone instructs me?" Acts
There is much in our library worth listening to (if public Masses are
for reflection, inspiration,
RCIA, reference etc, to help understand each liturgical
year's scripture readings
Content also includes pastoral letters, readings and music,
more than 339 items available pre 2020 + 43 in 2020.
From 2020, more
homilies by former parish priest Fr. Cormac Breathnach are being
added from audio archives click here or scroll
down This will take a long time to complete.
Please revisit occasionally.
Dominican Friars Torch
website has a Catholic homily each week. other external links in green panel below.
depends on your device and software ... open or download links as usual, each browser
click 'mp3' link should play the audio file in a
new tab or page, or download
'read' pdf link should open file in a new tab or page,
or download it
audio does not work after 2020 pages will be updated to remove, just use
download links instead.
"Go out to the whole world, and
proclaim the good news to all creation" Mark 16:15
test of a preacher is that his congregation goes away saying, not,
"What a lovely sermon!" but, "I will do something!" ~ St. Francis
de Sales (1567-1622), Doctor of the Church;
"We are the sermons the world is heeding." ~ Billy
"Preaching is thirty minutes in which to raise the
dead." ~ John Ruskin;
"Preaching should break a hard heart and
heal a broken one." ~ John Newton:
"It is no use walking
anywhere to preach unless we preach as we walk." ~ St. Francis of
"To teach in order to lead others to faith is the task
of every preacher and of each believer." ~ St. Thomas Aquinas;
"Every sermon should be an agony of the soul, a passion to beget
Christ in the souls of men." ~ St.
John Chrysostom "Faith cometh by hearing" ~ Romans
10-17 | "Go in peace to
glorify the Lord by your lives" ~ Mass
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'Do not despise these small
beginnings, for the Lord rejoices to see the work begin...'
Zechariah 4:10 NLT.
"You have set yourself a difficult
task, but you will succeed if you persevere." ~ Helen Adams
"Some of the best tasting and nutrient filled fruits are rather
small. We don't need to do something big. We just need to do
something that bears fruit." ~ Ray Lammie
Tags: #Fr. Cormac Breathnach #Fr. Philip Dyson #Fr.
Louis Rieunier #Fr. Harry Heijveld