Biblical Resources


“Da peopo dat know dey pooa an need God inside dem, dey can stay good inside. Cuz God in da sky, he dea King."
Matthew 5:3 Hawaiian Pidgin Bible
Shalom, peace, and welcome to this website. Biblical Resources is offered as a service to the wider faith community. Kieran J. O’Mahony is an Augustinian friar and biblical scholar. He lives in St John’s Priory, Thomas St, Dublin, D08 F8NW and works for Dublin Diocese as coordinator of biblical studies. He is a member of the Orlagh-in-the-City community. In case you are wondering, the background picture to this page is the Upper Lake, at Glendalough, Co Wicklow.

Latest publication: Hearers of the Word, vol 4
The next volume in the
Hearers of the Word series for Advent and Christmas Year B, 2020, has just been published.
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St Jerome: 16th centenary of his death
The 16th centenary of the death of St Jerome fell on 30th September 2020. For the occasion, Pope Francis has published a document marking the anniversary. It combines a biography of the great bible scholar with a new affirmation of the importance of the Bible in the life of the church today.

To see the document, you have a choice:

1. The
Vatican Website.
2. A prepared
PDF edition from

YouTube channel

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Bedell Boyle Annual Lecture

National Bible Society of Ireland 15th October @ 7.30 pm
Rev Prof John Barton
"Recent Jewish Approaches to Biblical Theology"
Zoom webinar
All info on the

1. Notes on the Sunday Readings
Here you will find notes on the Sunday readings as found in the Catholic lectionary since the Second Vatican Council. The readings are often the same as those found in the Revised Common Lectionary. It is a sincere wish that the notes may be of use to other traditions as well.

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3. Bible +
General resources include praying with Scripture, reading in Church, digital programmes and so forth. Suggestions are always welcome.

Here you will find a variety of links to do with Scripture resources, texts and commentary.
2. School of the Word
The SOTW is an adult faith project in biblical studies for the diocese of Dublin. The details may be found on the dedicated webpage and the calendar gives details of what is happening where.
5. Fun
On a lighter note…
Hear, O Israel!