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Restlessness and Peace

Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (B)  |  Fr John O'Connor suggests that a relationship with God heals our restless hearts, and so can help transform societies wounded by restless violence too. Read more

Sharing Possessions Makes You Rich in the Sight of God

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Eighteenth Sunday of the Year. fr David Sanders reflects on the joys of sharing.  Read more

Knowing Our Needs

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Eighteenth Sunday of the Year. fr Benedict Jonak helps us to see how Jesus makes us aware of our greatest need. Read more

Take and Eat

Sunday, August 03, 2014

Eighteenth Sunday of the Year. fr Peter Harries brings out the rich symbolic meaning of the feeding of the five thousand. Read more

Teaching Poverty

Sunday, August 04, 2013

Eighteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Mark Edney reflects upon Christ's teaching on poverty in today's Gospel. Read more

Seeing in Love

Sunday, August 05, 2012

Eighteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Peter Hunter prompts us to re-examine the everyday events of our lives in the light of Christ's self-giving love. Read more

Does God Care?

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Eighteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Robert Ombres invites us to work miracles.

God cares for everyone, indeed for everything, but not in the same way. Sometimes it can seem, however, that God does not care at all, though our needs can be desperate and pressing. The main thing to believe when God's care for us becomes puzzling is that it is our understanding is limited, not his love.

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Sunday, August 01, 2010

Eighteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Lawrence Lew suggests that Jesus has the cure for a modern ailment. Read more

Food and Faith

Sunday, August 02, 2009

Eighteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Fabian Radcliffe preaches on Christ's gift of himself as our spiritual food.

The current recession is making many people forego things that they cannot at the moment afford. But one thing we cannot do without is food and drink. We can reduce it a bit, or buy cheaper and simpler food, but we cannot cut it out completely. We do need food for our bodily sustenance; but food means much more to us than petrol does to a car. Our eating and drinking have a greater dimension, a personal and social aspect.

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Bring Them to Me

Sunday, August 03, 2008

Eighteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr David Goodill offers the unifying integrity of Christ to a world divided within itself. Read more

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