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Scripture reflections and commentaries

22 May 2017


Parish life

Scripture reflection: The Lord gives us talents and asks us to use them in his service

12 November 2017 |

33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 19 November 2017


Homily notes: 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 19 November 2017

12 November 2017 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

Homily notes for 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 19 November 2017


Homily notes: 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 12 November 2017

05 November 2017 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

Homily notes for 32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 12 November 2017


Scripture reflection: Stay awake! Be ready!

05 November 2017 |

32nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 12 November 2017


Homily notes: 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 5 November 2017

29 October 2017 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

Homily notes for 31st Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 5 November 2017


Scripture reflection: Keep my soul in peace before you, O Lord

29 October 2017 |

31st Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 5 November 2017


Homily notes: 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 29 October 2017

22 October 2017 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

Homily notes for 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 29 October 2017


Scripture reflection: 'Open our heart, O Lord, to accept the words of your Son'

22 October 2017 |

30th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 29 October 2017


Scripture reflection: There is no other God besides me... apart from me, all is nothing.

16 October 2017 |

29th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 22 October 2017


Homily notes: 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 22 October 2017

16 October 2017 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

Homily notes: 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 22 October 2017


Homily notes: 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 15 October 2017

08 October 2017 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

Homily notes for 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 15 October 2017


Scripture reflection: Come - the Lord has prepared a banquet for us!

08 October 2017 |

28th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 15 October 2017


Homily notes: 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 8 October 2017

01 October 2017 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

Homily notes for 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 8 October 2017


Scripture reflection: God is the master of all creation and the giver of all gifts

01 October 2017 |

27th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 8 October 2017


Homily notes: 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 1 October 2017

24 September 2017 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

Homilist notes for 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 1 October 2017


Scripture reflection: You must be the same as Christ Jesus

24 September 2017 |

26th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 1 October 2017


Scripture reflection: 'My thoughts are not your thoughts, my ways not your ways.'

18 September 2017 |

25th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 24 September 2017


Homily notes: 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 24 September 2017

18 September 2017 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

Homilist notes for 25th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 24 September 2017


Homily notes: 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 17 September 2017

11 September 2017 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

Homily notes for 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 17 September 2017


Scripture reflection: The Lord is Compassion and Love

11 September 2017 |

Scripture reflection: 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 17 September 2017


Homily notes: 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 10 September 2017

04 September 2017 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

Homily notes for 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 10 September 2017


Scripture reflection: ‘Love is the one thing that cannot hurt your neighbour’

04 September 2017 |

Scripture reflection: 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 10 September 2017


Scripture reflection: Take up your cross and follow me

28 August 2017 |

Scripture reflection: 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 3 September 2017


Homily notes: 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 3 September 2017

28 August 2017 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

Homily notes for 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 3 September 2017


Scripture reflection: 'Listen, Lord, and answer me. Save your servant who trusts in you'

21 August 2017 |

Scripture reflection: 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 27 August 2017


Homily notes: 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 27 August 2017

21 August 2017 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

Homily notes for 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 27 August 2017


Homily notes: 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 20 August 2017

14 August 2017 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

Homily notes for 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 20 August 2017


Scripture reflections: Let the peoples praise you, O God; Let all the peoples praise you

14 August 2017 |

Scripture reflections: 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 20 August 2017


Scripture reflections: Courage! It is I!

07 August 2017 |

Scripture reflections: 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 13 August 2017


Homily notes: 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 13 August 2017

07 August 2017 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

Homily notes for 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 13 August 2017


Homily notes: The Transfiguration of the Lord (Year A)

31 July 2017 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

Homily notes for the Transfiguration of the Lord (Year A), 6 August 2017


Scripture reflections: "Listen to Him!"

31 July 2017 |

Scripture reflections: The Transfiguration of the Lord Year A, 6 August 2017


Homily notes: 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)

24 July 2017 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

Homily notes for the 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A), 30 July 2017


Scripture reflections: The Kingdom of Heaven is like a treasure hidden in a field

24 July 2017 |

Scripture reflections 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 30 July 2017


Homily notes: 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)

17 July 2017 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

Homily notes for the 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A), 23 July 2017


Scripture reflections: God knows everything in our hearts

17 July 2017 |

Scripture reflections 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 23 July 2017


Homily notes: 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)

10 July 2017 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

Homily notes for the 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A), 16 July 2017


Scripture reflections: Christ sows the seed

10 July 2017 |

Scripture reflections 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year A, 16 July 2017


Homily notes: 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)

03 July 2017 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

Homily notes for the 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A), 9 July 2017


Scripture reflections: My yoke is easy and my burden is light

03 July 2017 |

Scripture reflections 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A), 9 July 2017.


Homily notes: 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)

26 June 2017 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

Homily notes for the 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A), 02 July 2017.


Scripture reflections: You are the glory of our strength

26 June 2017 |

Scripture reflections 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A), 2 July 2017.


Homily notes: 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)

19 June 2017 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

Homily notes for the 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A), 25 June 2017.


Scripture reflections: In your great love, answer me, O God

19 June 2017 |

Scripture reflections for 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A), 25 June 2017.


Scripture reflections: 'This is the bread come down from heaven'

12 June 2017 |

Scripture reflections for the Feast of Corpus Christi (Year A), 18 June 2017.


Homily notes: The Feast of Corpus Christi (Year A)

12 June 2017 | Fr Brendan Byrne

Homily notes for the Feast of Corpus Christi (Year A), 18 June 2017.


Scripture reflections: 'He gave his only Son'

05 June 2017 |

Scripture reflections for Trinity Sunday (Year A), 11 June 2017.


Homily notes: Trinity Sunday (Year A)

05 June 2017 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

Homily notes for Trinity Sunday (Year A), 11 June 2017.


Homily notes: Pentecost Sunday (Year A)

29 May 2017 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

Homily notes for Pentecost Sunday (Year A), 4 June 2017.


Scripture reflections: 'Send forth your Spirit, O Lord'

29 May 2017 |

Scripture reflections for Pentecost Sunday (Year A), 4 June 2017.


Scripture reflections: 'God goes up with shouts of joy'

22 May 2017 |

Scripture reflections for Ascension Sunday (Year A), 28 May 2017.


Homily notes: Ascension Sunday (Year A)

22 May 2017 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

Homily notes for the Ascension Sunday (Year A), 28 May 2017.


Scripture reflections: 'If you love me you will keep my Commandments'

14 May 2017 |

Scripture reflections for the Sixth Sunday of Easter (Year A), 21 May 2017.


Homily notes: Sixth Sunday of Easter

14 May 2017 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

Homily notes for the Sixth Sunday of Easter (Year A), 21 May 2017


Homily notes: Fifth Sunday of Easter (Year A)

08 May 2017 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

Homily notes for the Fifth Sunday of Easter (Year A), 14 May 2017


Scripture reflections: 'I am the Way, the Truth and the Life'

08 May 2017 |

Scripture reflections for the Fifth Sunday of Easter (Year A), 14 May 2017. 


Homily notes: Fourth Sunday of Easter (Year A)

01 May 2017 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

Homily notes for the Fourth Sunday of Easter (Year A), 7 May 2017


Scripture reflections: The Lord is my Shepherd

01 May 2017 |

Scripture reflections for the Fourth Sunday of Easter (Year A), 7 May 2017. 


Homily notes: Third Sunday of Easter (Year A)

24 April 2017 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

Homily notes for the Third Sunday of Easter (Year A), 30 April 2017. 


Scripture reflections: Did not our hearts burn within as he talked to us?

24 April 2017 |

Scripture reflections for the Third Sunday of Easter (Year A), 30 April 2017. 


Homily notes: Second Sunday of Easter (Year A)

17 April 2017 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

Homily notes for the readings for the Second Sunday of Easter (Year A), 23 April 2017. 


Scripture reflections: My Lord and my God!

17 April 2017 |

Scripture reflections for the Second Sunday of Easter (Year A), 23 April 2017. 


Scripture reflections: Easter Sunday

13 April 2017 |

Scripture reflections for Easter Sunday, 16 April 2017.


Scripture reflections: Palm Sunday

03 April 2017 |

Scripture reflections for Palm Sunday (Year A), 9 April 2017. 


Scripture reflections: His spirit is living in you

28 March 2017 |

Scripture reflections for the Fifth Sunday of Lent (Year A), 2 April 2017. 


Scripture reflections: 'Rejoice, Jerusalem, and all who love her'

20 March 2017 |

Scripture reflections for the Fourth Sunday of Lent (Year A), 26 March 2017. 


Scripture reflections: Thirsting for Jesus

13 March 2017 |

Scripture reflections for the Third Sunday of Lent (Year A), 19 March 2017. 


Scripture reflections: 'This is my Son, the beloved. Listen to him!'

06 March 2017 |

Scripture reflections for the Second Sunday of Lent (Year A), 12 March 2017. 


Scripture reflection: Into the wilderness

27 February 2017 |

Sunday Scripture reflections for use in parish bulletins on the First Sunday of Lent (Year A). 


Gospel reflection: No one can serve two masters

14 February 2017 |

Gospel reflection for the 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time, 26 February 2017. 


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