Homily Prep

Discussions over the readings for Sunday’s Mass.

About the show

Welcome to "Homily Prep" where two Jesuits (Fathers David and Jonathan) discuss their take on the upcoming Sunday's readings for Mass. We hope these conversations will help us not only become better preachers but also help you prepare yourself for Mass.

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Episodes

  • Episode 51: Candlemas

    January 27th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  20 mins 31 secs
    catholic, christian, homily, jesuit, sermon

    David and Jonathan discuss the readings for the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord

  • Episode 50: Is Christ Divided?

    January 20th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  20 mins 46 secs
    catholic, homily, jesuit, sermon

    David and Jonathan continue into the Third Week in Ordinary Time.

  • Episode 49: Called to be an Apostle

    January 13th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  20 mins 49 secs
    homily, jesuit, sermon

    This week Dcn. David and Fr. Jonathan talk about the readings for the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time.

  • Episode 48: The Baptism of the Lord

    January 6th, 2020  |  Season 2  |  21 mins 6 secs
    gospel, homily, jesuit, preaching, readings

    The guys are back to discuss the readings for the Baptism of the Lord.

  • Episode 47: The Holy Family

    December 24th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  21 mins 46 secs
    catholic, christian, daily readings, homily, jesuit, scripture, sermon, sunday

    David and Jonathan discuss the Sunday readings for the first Sunday after Christmas. The Feast of the Holy Family

  • Episode 46: Emmanuel

    December 16th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  17 mins 31 secs
    catholic, homily, jesuit, jesuita, sermon

    As Christmas approaches, the guys take one last look at Advent and share their take on what might make a good homily.

  • Episode 45: Gaudete! Rejoice!

    December 9th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  22 mins 57 secs
    advent, gaudete, homily, jesuit, joy, preaching, rejoice, sermon

    We’re halfway through Advent and we are joyful.

  • Episode 44: Prepare the way of the Lord

    December 2nd, 2019  |  Season 2  |  21 mins 22 secs
    advent, catholic, christian, christmas, homily, jesuit, sermon

    Who is this Jesus that we are preparing for during Advent? Isaiah and John the Baptist have a good idea of who he is and St Paul helps us understand how to prepare for the coming of Christ.

  • Episode 43: The Day is at Hand

    November 25th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  21 mins 29 secs
    advent, homily, jesuit, preaching, sermon

    The new liturgical year is upon us! Deacon David and Father Jonathan take a deep dive into the readings for the first Sunday of Advent.

  • Episode 42: King of the Universe

    November 19th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  19 mins 39 secs
    catholic, homily, jesuit, preaching, sermon

    The end (of the liturgical year) is near! David and Jonathan muse on the readings for the Solemnity of Jesus Christ, King of the Universe.

  • Episode 41: Dare We Hope

    November 11th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  16 mins 39 secs
    catholic, homily, jesuit, sermon

    As we approach the end of the Liturgical Year, the readings are turning more apocalyptic. Join us this week as we discuss the readings for the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time.

  • Episode 40: Maccabees and Sadducees

    November 4th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  23 mins 31 secs
    catholic, homily, jesuit, sermon

    As the liturgical calendar approaches its end, Dcn. David and Fr. Jonathan share their initial thoughts on the readings for the 32nd Sunday in OT.

  • Episode 39: Jesus and Zacchaeus

    October 28th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  19 mins 23 secs
    homily, jesuit, preaching, sermon

    Join David and Jonathan this week to reflect on the readings for the 31st Week in Ordinary Time.

  • Episode 38: The Humbled Shall Be Exalted

    October 21st, 2019  |  Season 1  |  20 mins 55 secs
    catholic, homily, jesuit, sermon

    Jesuits Deacon David and Fr. Jonathan share their initial thoughts on the readings for the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time.

  • Episode 37: Faith on Earth

    October 14th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  22 mins 26 secs
    catholic, homily, jesuit, sermon

    David and Jonathan share their thoughts on the readings for the 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time.

  • Episode 36: Your Faith Has Saved You

    October 7th, 2019  |  Season 1  |  23 mins 17 secs
    catholic, christian, faith, homily, jesuit, sermon

    This week Jonathan and David discuss the readings for the 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time, and the benefits of preparing a homily in different languages.