noun, plural hom·i·lies.
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Origin of homily
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH homilyhomely homily
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Example sentences from the Web for homily
He figured on letting the gospel, specifically Matthew 1:28, guide his homily.11 Children Shot in Milwaukee, One in Her Grandpa's Lap|Michael Daly|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The question she was asked by the priest during his homily: “What would you like for Christmas?”‘Resurrection’ Is TV’s Silliest Show and Probably Dead on Arrival|Kevin Fallon|March 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
During his homily, Pope Francis stressed the importance of service.Pope Francis Puts a Ring on It: Video of the Inauguration|The Daily Beast Video|March 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I thought the service would never end, or the organist's voluntaries, or the preacher's homily.The Newcomes|William Makepeace Thackeray
A good witty boy, would live to read an homily well: and to whom are you going now?The Works of John Marston|John Marston
This custom is mentioned also in Leo IVth's homily above quoted.The Ceremonies of the Holy-Week at Rome|Charles Michael Baggs
March began to feel some compassion for himself in being witness of the young fellow's discomfort under his father's homily.The March Family Trilogy, Complete|William Dean Howells
"Oh, it never hurts me," Thorpe said, indifferently accepting the direction of the homily.The Market-Place|Harold Frederic