Posts tagged Homily

Love, life and resurrection: Homily for the Fifth Sunday in Lent

It is on the fourth day, once Lazarus is truly dead, that Jesus reveals — even more powerfully than last week — who he truly is. He reveals the loving communion with his Father in heaven through prayer, and he speaks the word, “Lazarus, come out!”

Mary, Gate of Heaven: Homily for the Annunciation

The omnipotent God chose Mary.

Light for the blind: Homily for the Fourth Sunday in Lent

Jesus said, “I am the light of the world.”

Fr Thomas’ homily for 2 February, Candlemass.

“The Lord whom you seek will suddenly come into his Temple.” If we turn back into the Old Testament, to when the Temple first came into use, we find an extraordinary scene. Vast crowds gathered rejoicing this profound moment, the priests and Levites lead the people in worship, the Ark of the Covenant which represented […]

Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world: Fr Neil’s homily.

John the Baptist sees that which others do not. He sees beyond the mere outward appearance of a man, his cousin. His eyes are opened to see the Ancient of Days, the Messiah, and in this person, the promised means of our salvation. He sees the Lamb of God. His response is to command us […]

Homily from Mary Bacon’s Requiem.

The choice of readings and hymnody for Mary’s requiem are her own. One might be asking oneself why these readings, and in particular this gospel? Mary never saw herself as saintly, but neither could one say that Mary’s life had a great deal in common with the thieves on their crosses either side of the […]