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In the Wilderness

Wednesday, December 02, 2020

Second Sunday of Advent. Fr Robert Gay considers what it takes to survive in the desert. Read more

Lions, Vipers, and Lambs!

Thursday, December 05, 2019

Second Sunday of Advent (A)  |  Fr Peter Harries calls us to humbly follow the example of the Baptiser who is open to God's transformation of the world.  Read more

Our return and the return of God

Thursday, December 06, 2018

Second Sunday of Advent (C)  |  Fr Simon Gaine considers the manifold ways in which God has returned to mankind through his grace so that we might return to God through a journey of faith. Read more

Meeting in the Wilderness

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Second Sunday of Advent (B)  |  Fr Benedict Jonak ponders the wilderness and loneliness of the human heart. Read more

Blowin' in the Wind

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Second Sunday of Advent (A)  |  Fr Matthew Jarvis urges us not to underestimate the Holy Spirit but to follow his movements of repentance. Read more

The Everlasting Love of God

Friday, December 04, 2015

Second Sunday of Advent. fr Gregory Pearson tells us how the power of God is revealed in the infant Jesus. Read more

Something More Important Than Success

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Second Sunday of Advent. fr Colin explains how in the coming of Jesus Christ we are offered somthing more important than success.  Read more

Of His Kingdom There Will Be No End

Sunday, December 08, 2013

Second Sunday of Advent. Fr Thomas Skeats reflects on today's readings to show how we are called to share in God's Kingdom. Read more

Bearing the Word

Sunday, December 09, 2012

Second Sunday of Advent. Fr Gregory Murphy reflects on Advent as a time of return and renewal. Read more

Where to Begin?

Sunday, December 04, 2011
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