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
homilies and transcripts available from mid March 2020 click here
There is much in our library worth listening to (if public Masses are
for reflection, inspiration,
RCIA, reference etc, to help with understanding of each liturgical
year's scripture readings
Content also includes pastoral letters, readings and music,
more than 339 items available pre 2020.
From 2020, more
homilies by former parish priest Fr. Cormac Breathnach are being
added from our audio archive click here or scroll
down This will take a considerable time to complete.
Please do revisit occasionally.
Dominican Friars Torch
website has a current Catholic homily each week
homily and reflection external links in green panel below.
if 'flash player' controls
(pre 2020 pages only) are not visible
clicking >play button beside each download link
should open 'Yahoo web player'. Browsers disable older
versions of flash player on your computer or device - download
audio controls not included from 2020 due to incompatibility
in latest devices.
on the device you are using ... (each browser is
also different) ... clicking the mp3 link should play the audio file in a new tab or page or offer to
download it (right click on the link, 'save as' / 'save target'
- to download mp3 file to listen offline)
"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
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