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Make the First Move

Tuesday, September 01, 2020

Twenty-third Sunday of the Year. Br Joseph Bailham contrasts the way of Christ with our tendency to push people away. Read more

Knowing and Loving All in All

Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Twenty Third Sunday of Ordinary Time (C)  |  Fr Simon Gaine sets out the priorities of human knowing and loving, focussing our attention on the final goal that makes us happy and fulfilled. Read more

Risky Business

Thursday, September 06, 2018

Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time (B)  | Deacon Samuel Burke considers the risky business of compassion and encountering the Lord Jesus. Read more

Gospels are so helpful!

Wednesday, September 06, 2017
Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)  |  Fr Duncan Campbell muses on the practical advice given in today's Gospel about conflict resolution and decision-making.
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The Burden of the Cross

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Twenty-Third Sunday of the Year (C)  |  Fr Bruno Clifton considers the burden of discipleship and the consequences of taking up the Cross to follow Christ.  Read more


Wednesday, September 02, 2015
Twenty-Third Sunday of the Year. fr Peter Clarke reflects upon the gifts of speech and hearing. Read more

Graced to Heal Wounds

Sunday, September 07, 2014

Twenty-Third Sunday of the Year. fr Dominic White reflects on how honesty in our relationships can be a source of healing. Read more

Change for the Better

Sunday, September 08, 2013

Twenty-Third Sunday of the Year. Fr David McLean helps us to see that true change involves growth in Christ. Read more

Be Opened

Sunday, September 09, 2012

Twenty-Third Sunday of the Year. Fr David Goodill looks at how our hearts are opened by Jesus Christ. Read more

The Truth That Sets Us Free

Sunday, September 04, 2011

Twenty-Third Sunday of the Year. Fr Timothy Calvert insists that only adherence to the truth of Christ can bring an end to human conflict. Read more

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