Homilies Archive

Chrism Mass

Posted April 9, 2005
Mass of the Chrism Celebrated by the Most Revd Geoffrey Jarrett, Bishop of Lismore at All Saints’ Church, Kempsey 21 March 2005 My dear Priests and Deacons, Religious Brothers and Sisters, and Catholic people, “The Spirit of the Lord has been given to me, for the Lord has anointed me.” This is not the only… View Article

Chrism Mass

Posted April 9, 2005
Mass of the Chrism St Carthage’s Cathedral, 6th April, 2009 Dear brother Priests, Deacons, Religious Brothers and Sisters, Seminarians, and Catholic people of our Church of the Diocese of Lismore: Once more we are back in the Mother Church of the Diocese for this annual Mass, and I welcome you all most warmly, especially those… View Article

Evangelization March

Posted March 9, 2005
My dear Catholic People, “Love and marriage, love and marriage, Go together like a horse and carriage . . . You can’t have one without the other.” Laid back in the dentist’s chair the sound of the old Frank Sinatra song played quietly in the surgery, taking my thoughts away from the immediate procedure to… View Article

Trinity College Commencement

Posted February 9, 2004
Homily given by Bishop Geoffrey Jarret at the Commencement Mass for Trinity Catholic College celebrated in St. Carthage’s Cathedral Lismore, 11 February 2004 One of the things you would surely have learned over all the years at school is that you can have lots of fun with words. In fact life wouldn’t be much fun… View Article

Chrism Mass

Posted May 9, 2002
Chrism Mass for the Diocese 1 April 2002 Bishop Jarrett’s Homily at the Mass of the Chrism 25 March 2002 In the Mass this evening we are sharing in a very beautiful expression of the unity of the Church – this particular Church which is our Diocese. The priests have come together around their bishop,… View Article