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Nonsensical Prayers

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (C)  |  Fr Richard Ounsworth says that Jesus teaches us how to pray so that in our praying we can avoid the nonsense of changing God's mind.  Read more

Child's Play

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (B)  |  Fr David Goodill explains the prophetic significance and the symbolic power of Christ's miracle in today's Gospel. Read more

"Non nisi Te, Domine"

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)  |  Br Toby Lees OP,  just ordained as deacon today (30 July 2017), gives his inaugural sermon on Torch, on desiring nothing except Christ.     Read more

The School of Prayer

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

17th Sunday of the Year. fr Martin Ganeri offers us a chance of seeing prayer as discipleship in the Christian life. Read more

Humble Need

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Seventeenth Sunday of the Year. fr David Rocks helps us to see how our needs open us to God's grace.  Read more

Called to Richness

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Seventeenth Sunday of the Year. fr Lawrence Lew reflects on what makes us truly rich. Read more

Persistent Prayer

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Seventeenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Bruno shows us how Jesus teaches us to pray in His direct and open relationship with his Father. Read more

The Spirit Enlarges Our Hearts

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Seventeenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Richard Conrad reflects upon how our lives are transformed and perfected through Jesus Christ. Read more

Wisdom's Worth

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Seventeenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Simon Gaine preaches on the parable of the pearl of great price. Read more

The Praying Game

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Seventeenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Mark Edney finds insight into the Our Father from the writing of Péguy. Read more

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