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Kieran O’Mahony OSA is an Augustinian friar and biblical scholar. He lives in St John's Priory (John's Lane), Thomas Street, Dublin (D08 F8NW) and he works for Dublin Diocese as coordinator of biblical studies.

His most recent book is called
Speaking from Within. Biblical Approaches for Effective Preaching. To order a copy, click here.

In 2018, Kieran published a translation of a book on silent prayer, entitled
How to Sit with God. A Practical Guide to Silent Prayer (by Jean-Marie Guellette, OP). It may be ordered here.

To download a pdf
What the Bible says about the Stranger click here.

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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.

The full notes are offered as a PDF.
The gospel notes only are offered in audio format and also in a format friendly to smartphones and tablets (portable).


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.

3. Short Holy Week Retreat
On this page you will find reflections on the Gospels for Holy Week, from Monday through to Easter Sunday.