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Homily notes: 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B, 24 January 2021

13 Jan 2021 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

The ‘Gospel of God’ that Jesus begins to proclaim is essentially a message of freedom. It takes Isaiah’s ‘Good News’ of freedom for Israel exiled in Babylon and applies this to the liberation associated with the onset of the ‘Rule of God’.


Scripture reflection: 'Follow me!'

13 Jan 2021

In the weeks following Christmas, we are invited to reflect on Jesus’s call, beginning with him being drawn out of the waters of baptism and into his missionary life. 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B. 


Homily notes: 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B, 17 January 2021

10 Jan 2021 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

The First Reading and the Gospel find a certain unity around the idea of 'vocation'. Homily notes for 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B, 17 January 2021


Scripture reflections: ‘Speak, Lord, your servant is listening!’

10 Jan 2021

We, too, are called by Christ to spend time with him; to work with him; to offer our bodies, hearts and minds in loving service of God’s will.


Homily notes: Christmas-New Year Year B, 2020-2021

20 Dec 2020 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

The marginal situation of Jesus’ birth renders it accessible to those particularly on the margins of society themselves. Homily notes for Christmas Day, Feast of the Holy Family, the Epiphany and the Baptism of the Lord


Scripture reflections: Christmas means love

14 Dec 2020

Reflections on selected readings from Christmas Day, Feast of the Holy Family and Feast of the Epiphany.


Homily notes: Christmas Midnight Mass, 25 December 2020

14 Dec 2020 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

The marginal situation of Jesus’ birth renders it accessible to a group particularly on the margins of society themselves.


Homily notes: The Holy Family Year B, 27 December 2020

14 Dec 2020 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

Homily notes for The Holy Family Year B, 31 December 2017


Homily notes: Fourth Sunday of Advent Year B

13 Dec 2020 | Fr Brendan Byrne SJ

In the person of Mary, we learn that it is people of faith who channel God's presence and power into the world.


Scripture reflections: ‘I am the handmaid of the Lord’

13 Dec 2020

This week we pray to be always aware of God’s faithful presence and love. Fourth Sunday of Advent Year B, 20 December 2020


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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