Apocalypse Then: Back to the Future with Saint John | Sunday Homily

“John the visionary is a historian of the future!” Join Fr Brendan Kilcoyne for his Sunday homily where he discusses both the historical and the prophetic nature of the writings of St. John. Daily Mass Readings for the Fifth Sunday of Lent, Year C. First Reading: Acts of the Apostles 14:21-27: Paul and Barnabas proclaim […]

The Brendan Option Ep076

CINE-CATS: The Spy Who Came In from the Cold “The battle isn’t with science. The battle has never been with science. The battle is in the arts.” Join Fr. Brendan Kilcoyne for episode 76 of ‘The Brendan Option’ where he discusses the film ‘The Spy Who Came In from the Cold’ (1965), starring Richard Burton. […]

The Sheep That Know Him: Faith in the Blood | Good Shepherd Sunday Homily

Join Fr. Brendan Kilcoyne for episode 75 of ‘The Brendan Option’ where he discusses the Church’s need for catechists’ in today’s world. “A life of agency… a life representing Christ… a life of finding new ways to enter the conversation… are you up for it?” Mass Readings for the 4th Sunday of Easter Year C […]

The Brendan Option Ep075

Evangelising the Matrix: Catechists for a New World “A life of agency… a life representing Christ… a life of finding new ways to enter the conversation… are you up for it?” Join Fr. Brendan Kilcoyne for episode 75 of ‘The Brendan Option’ where he discusses the Church’s need for catechists’ in today’s world. https://youtu.be/uOzNdRW-q7U Immaculata […]

The Brendan Option Ep074

Mary, Our Mama Bear: A Reflection on Our Lady “She is a mighty maternal guard over our souls.” Join Fr. Brendan Kilcoyne for episode 74 of ‘The Brendan Option’ where he welcomes the month of May by sharing a reflection on Our Lady. “She is our mother bear… You don’t know how much she has […]

Divine Mercy Sunday

Spiritual Warfare in the Catacombs: Soldiers of Mercy Join Fr Brendan Kilcoyne for his Sunday homily where he discusses Divine Mercy Sunday and reflects on the gospel where the Risen Jesus appears among the fearful apostles in the upper room. “One of the coolest things I like about Jesus after the resurrection is the way […]

The Brendan Option Ep073

Irish Synod: You’re Included! (But you may wish you weren’t) “Every single one of you is called to follow Jesus Christ… if you had any sense, you’d run!” Join Fr. Brendan Kilcoyne for episode 073 of ‘The Brendan Option’ where he discusses the inclusion of everybody in the upcoming Irish Synod. “All of us: called. […]

HOLY WEEK | Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday with Miss Marple “They have taken away my Lord, and I don’t know where they’ve put him.” – John 20:13 Join Fr. Brendan Kilcoyne for this year’s EASTER SUNDAY homily where he discusses the empty tomb and the resurrection of The Body. “If you don’t believe in the Resurrection then you are not […]

The Brendan Option Ep072

Enjoy Holy Week, Judas! “All of theatre is in this, all of drama that has ever been enacted is in this… the Greeks would have no problem with any of it; betrayal, deceit, tragedy… and there you see what the whole world does to innocence.” Join Fr. Brendan Kilcoyne for episode 072 of ‘The Brendan […]

HOLY WEEK | Palm Sunday

THE RED WEDDING “Palm Sunday is deceptive. It doesn’t have the austere of Good Friday with the stripped altars. Palm Sunday is a party! …But Good Friday is still coming, and you can smell it.” Join Fr. Brendan Kilcoyne for this year’s PALM SUNDAY homily where he discusses Holy Week’s opening scene of Jesus Christ’s […]