I would say it depends on how good the homily was. It would depend on whether or not the scripture reading was applicable to this time in my life.
In the end we need to remember we don’t go to mass because we are there to learn something. Mass is not a Bible study. We are there for the Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity of our Lord and Savior. There are 167 other hours in the week where we have the opportunity to read scripture, to study, to listen to great homilies or apologists. But that one hour is about partaking in the perfect sacrifice given to us to present to God.
“God speaks by the mouth of Malachi, one of the twelve [minor prophets], as I said before, about the sacrifices at that time presented by you: ‘I have no pleasure in you, says the Lord, and I will not accept your sacrifices at your hands; for from the rising of the sun to the going down of the same, my name has been glorified among the Gentiles, and in every place incense is offered to my name, and a pure offering, for my name is great among the Gentiles . . . [Mal. 1:10–11]. He then speaks of those Gentiles, namely us [Christians] who in every place offer sacrifices to him, that is, the bread of the Eucharist and also the cup of the Eucharist” (Dialogue with Trypho the Jew 41 [A.D. 155]).
Don’t get me wrong nothing worse than a boring homily, but that’s when we need to remember we aren’t there to hear a guy preach from the pulpit. The Mass for a Catholic is something greater.