Fr Luke's Homilies
By Fr Luke Goymour
Fr Luke's Homilies Oct 01, 2023
Homily for 26th Sunday Yr A
Obedience is a virtue much misunderstood.
Oct 01, 202310:47
Mercy is given, Mercy is shown: Homily for 24th Sunday Year A
The Mercy of God
Sep 17, 202311:02
The cost of discipleship: Homily for 22nd Sunday Year A
Jesus challenges us to take up our cross and follow him. Following Jesus has a cost, are willing to pay it?
Sep 03, 202315:09
Do we know God personally? Homily for 21st Sunday Yr A
It's possible to know about God, but not know him as a friend. In Jesus, God has made himself knowable. The question is do we want to know him as a friend or stay as a stranger?
Aug 27, 202310:24
Woman you have great faith! Homily for 20th Sunday Yr A
Whilst faith is a supernatural gift, it also takes effort on our part. Today's gospel has Jesus praise the tough and persistent faith of a foreign woman.
Aug 20, 202311:35
Homily for 19th Sunday Year A
Life can feel like a storm sometimes. But in the midst of it all, Jesus calls us to live lives of holiness and assures of his presence amongst us with the words: "Do not be afraid!"
Aug 13, 202311:17
Homily for 16th Sunday Yr A - The problem of evil
God is good. So why is there suffering in the world? The gospel today points towards an answer
Jul 23, 202309:36
God's Word is alive! Homily for 15th Sunday Yr A
The Word of God, should form the main portion of our spiritual diet as Catholics.
Jul 16, 202311:14
Come to me! Homily for 14th Sunday Yr A
Jesus invites us to come to him. When we do, he helps us to carry life's burdens, so that he can give us rest.
Jul 09, 202309:32
Homily for 13th Sunday Yr A
The disciple of Jesus is called to put him first, above all else.
Jul 02, 202312:16
Do not be afraid. Homily for 12th Sunday Yr A
As Christians, our hope and security is in the One who cares so much about us that even the hairs of our head are numbered.
Jun 25, 202310:37
We are chosen by God! Homily for 11th Sunday Year A
We are called by name and sent out into the world to be ambassadors for Christ. Catholic Christians are to be missionary disciples.
Jun 18, 202313:15
Send forth your Spirit! Homily for the Feast of Pentecost
The Holy Spirit completes the Easter Mystery and makes us partakers in the life and mission of the Son.
May 28, 202311:10
Homily for 7th Sunday of Easter Yr A
Our identity in Christ: we exist to ɓring glory to God.
May 22, 202311:34
Homily for 6th Sunday of Easter.
"If you love me, keep my commandments"
May 14, 202312:09
Homily for 5th Sunday of Easter Yr A
Jesus is the Way the Truth and the Life!
May 07, 202314:55
Mercy is not deserved! It is freely given!
Homily for Divine Mercy Sunday (2nd Sunday of Easter Yr A)
Apr 16, 202312:39
Jesus Wept! Homily for 5th Sunday of Lent Yr A
As we approach Holy Week we reflect on the humanity of Jesus.
Mar 26, 202314:55
God is not Vindictive! Homily for 4th Sunday of Lent
Jesus is the full revelation of the God of love. The Old Testament finds it's fulfillment in Him.
Mar 19, 202314:45
What do we thirst for? Homily for 3rd Sunday of Lent Yr A
We can desire and thirst for many things, but ultimately, only God can quench our thirst. Everything else will be lacking.
Mar 13, 202313:17
Do not be afraid! Homily for 2nd Sundayof Lent Yr A
Homily on the Transfiguration for the 2nd Sunday of Lent
Mar 05, 202312:25
Temptation, Temptation....Homily for First Sunday of Lent Yr A
We are in a spiritual battle, and Jesus models how we are to respond to the onslaught of the enemy.
Feb 26, 202312:28
Be perfect as your Heavenly Father is Perfect! Homily for 7th Sunday Yr A
The gospel makes some extraordinary demands on us disciples, because with the help of Christ's grace, we are called to live extraordinary lives!
Feb 19, 202313:03
It's not about the Law, it's about the heart! Homily for 6th Sunday Yr A
Jesus calls us as disciples to holiness, we become holy, not by keeping the rules in a legalistic check-box kind of way, but by living with amd from a real relationship with Him.
Feb 12, 202314:09
You are the Light of the World! Homily for 16th Sunday Yr A
We are called to be light and salt in our world. In today's homily, Fr Luke explores what it means to be an evangelist and a Catholic.
Feb 05, 202313:21
The ways of the world are not the way of God! Homily for 4th Sunday Yr S
Today we reflect upon the subversive, demanding and radical teaching of the beatitudes.
Jan 29, 202310:56
Hear God's Word! Homily for Word of Sunday
Homily for 3rd Sunday in OT YEAR A
Jan 22, 202312:58
Look there is the Lamb of God! Homily for 2nd Sunday Yr A
What does it mean to say Jesus is the Lamb of God? Why does the Church oblige us to come to Mass? In this weekend's message, we explore some of the reasons why the Mass is the source and summit of the Christian life.
Jan 15, 202313:38
Mary the Mother of God
What we say and believe about Mary reflects what we believe about Jesus.
Jan 01, 202310:37
I bring you news of great Joy! Homily for Christmas 2022
A Saviour has been born to us! Happy Christmas
Dec 25, 202211:06
Are we a people of Hope? Homily for 3rd Sunday Of Advent
In today's gospel John the Baptist is beginning to have doubts, but is reassured by Jesus with words of hope. Are we open to the hope that Jesus give us?
Dec 11, 202211:44
Repent for the kingdom of God is close at hand! Homily for 2nd Sunday of Advent Yr A
Today we reflect on John the Baptist's Advent call to repentance.
Dec 04, 202212:28
Stay awake! Homily for 1st Sunday of Advent Yr A
He's coming. No, not Santa but Jesus. But are we ready and alert to his presence?
Nov 27, 202211:41
Christ is the King! Homily for Christ the King
Christ is the King of the universe, but if we are thinking in earthly terms his kingdom is unlike anything we might expect.
Nov 20, 202211:56
Your endurance will win you your lives: Homily for 33rd Sunday Yr C (Remembrance Sunday)
On this Remembrance Sunday we reflect on the Christian meaning of Remembrance.
Nov 13, 202212:52
Is our Vision of God big enough? Homily for 32nd Sunday Yr C
In this month of November we are invited to reflect on resurrected life and heaven and challenged to expand our vision of God.
Nov 06, 202211:23
The Son of Man came to seek out that which was lost. Homily for 31st Sunday Yr C
Jesus knocks on the door of our hearts, like Zacchaeus we need to welcome him in with joy.
Oct 30, 202211:11
Knowing our need of God: Homily for 30th Sunday Yr C
In todays gospel we are reminded that those who humble themselves and recognise their need for God are the ones whom God approves. Self righteousness and pride have no place in our walk with God.
Oct 23, 202209:57
If we hold firm with him we shall reign with him! Homily for 28th Sunday Yr C
Miracles are instances of God's kingdom breaking through and taking hold of our world. In todays homily we reflect on what reigning with Christ looks like and how it relates to the Miraculous.
Oct 09, 202210:50
Fan into flame the gift that you have been given. Homily for 27th Sunday Yr C
Faith is a precious gift. In today's homily, the first in his new parish, Fr Luke looks at how we can increase the gift of faith.
Oct 02, 202212:35
Lost and found! Homily for 24th Sunday Year C
Fr Luke's last homily as parish priest of Brandon and Mildenhall.
Sep 11, 202211:09
The cost of discipleship: Homily for 23rd Sunday Yr C
This week's gospel is a particularly hard saying from Jesus: "unless you hate mother, father, children....yes and even your own life too, you cannot be my disciple." Jesus spells out, what loving God first actually means...
Sep 04, 202211:59
Humility is a vanishing virtue! Homily for 22nd Sunday Yr C
Our modern world is ever more narcissistic in its outlook. People are obsessed with themselves to the point that humility looks like madness to many. Yet humility is the way of Christ, it is the way of the Gospel, it is the way of holiness. "He who exalts himself will be humbled and he who humbles himself will be exalted."
Aug 28, 202211:48
Enter through the narrow door. Homily for 21st Sunday Yr C
Following the crowd has never been the lot of the Christian. As followers of Christ often we are called to live in ways that run contrary to our modern culture.
Aug 21, 202210:54
Blessed is She! Homily for the Assumption
Mary is the model disciple and in the Assumption shows us what participation in her Son's resurrection looks like.
Aug 14, 202210:52
Stay awake! Homily for 19th Sunday Yr C
Homily for 19th Sunday Yr C
Aug 07, 202214:33
Homily for 18th Sunday Yr C
In this Homily for the 18th Sunday of the year (Yr C) we reflect on the importance of getting our priorities right in life.
Jul 31, 202211:17
Homily for 17th Sunday Yr C
Lord, teach us to pray! Homily for 17th Sunday Year C
Jul 24, 202214:09
Mary chose the better part. Homily for 16th Sunday Yr C
Homily for 16th Sunday Yr C
Jul 17, 202213:51
Who is my Neighbour? Homily for 15th Sunday Yr C
Homily for 15th Sunday Yr C
Jul 10, 202212:27