Homily

A homily is a commentary that follows a reading of scripture. In Catholic, Anglican, Lutheran, and Eastern Orthodox Churches, a homily is usually given during Mass (Divine Liturgy for Orthodox and Eastern Catholic Churches, and Divine Service for the Lutheran Church) at the end of the Liturgy of the Word. Many people consider it synonymous with a ...
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Homily

• (n.) A discourse or sermon read or pronounced to an audience; a serious discourse. • (n.) A serious or tedious exhortation in private on some moral point, or on the conduct of life.
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homily

(from the article `Augustine, Saint`) Almost one-third of Augustine`s surviving works consists of sermons—more than 1.5 million words, most of them taken down by shorthand scribes as he ... [6 related articles]
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homily

preachment noun a sermon on a moral or religious topic
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Homily

Hom'i·ly noun ; plural Homilies . [ Late Latin homilia , Greek ... communion, assembly, converse, sermon, from ... an assembly, from ... same; confer ... together, and ... crowd, confer ... to press: confer French homélie . See Same .] 1. A discourse or ser...
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Homily

A homily is a discourse or sermon read or pronounced to an audience on some subject of religion; a discourse pronounced in the church by the minister to the congregation.
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Homily

a reflection by the celebrant or other minister on the Scripture readings and on the application of the texts in the daily lives of the assembled community.
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homily

a sermon on a moral or religious topic
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homily

a sermon on a moral or religious topic
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Homily

A sermon, or a short, exhortatory work to be read before a group of listeners in order to instruct t
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homily

homily (hom'ulē) , type of oral religious instruction delivered to a church congregation. In the patristic period through the Middle Ages the focus of the homily was on the explanation and application of texts read or sung during the celebration of the liturgy. Works of literature giving m...
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homily

homily (s), homilies (pl) 1. A sermon or other piece of writing on a moral or religious topic. 2. A sermon, especially one intended to edify a congregation on a practical matter and not intended to be a theological discourse. 3. A tedious moralizing lecture or admonition. 4. An inspirational saying or platitude.
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Homily

It is that part of the liturgical celebration that proclaims the wonders of God, starting from the sacred texts, relating them with the mystery being celebrated and with the concrete life of the community
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Homily

Similar to a sermon, though usually briefer and most often given in Catholic churches. In the Catholic Church, it is often a short interpretation of a Gospel passage during the Eucharistic liturgy (Smith and Green 1995
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Homily

The homily (sermon) is a reflection by the celebrant or other minister on the Scripture readings and on the application of the texts in the daily lives of the assembled community.
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Homily

the sermon given by a member of the clergy following the proclamation of the Gospel reading at Mass
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homily

[n] - a sermon on a moral or religious topic
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