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Take a Second Look

Sunday, July 05, 2009

Fourteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Robert Gay suggests that we need to recognise who we are in order to know who Christ is.

Have you ever wondered what it must have been like to meet Jesus? Or perhaps wondered about what it would have been like to be sat in front of him as he spoke his parables and explained them? It would have been such a privilege to have heard him, to have seen the things that he did.

Yet time and again in the Gospel, we find that when Jesus speaks to people, or when he teaches and preaches, people simply didn't get it. It is easy to get frustrated when we read or listen to the Gospel, because people don't understand who Jesus is. They don't seem to understand what the message is about, and the power that the message might have. How could they be so blind?

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Take My Yoke Upon You

Sunday, July 06, 2008

Fourteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Didier Croonenberghs preaches on the freedom of Jesus' yoke. Read more

In the Vanguard

Sunday, July 08, 2007

Fourteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Benedict Jonak finds profound meaning in the sending of the disciples two-by-two. Read more

Wise Creatures

Sunday, July 09, 2006

Fourteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr John O'Connor finds solace in being a creature. Read more

Intimate Love

Sunday, July 03, 2005

Fourteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Denis Geraghty tells how our involvement in the love between Father and Son makes it possible for us to bear our cross. Read more

Sending out labourers into the harvest

Sunday, July 04, 2004

Fourteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Mark Edney preaches on the identity of the the Lord's labourers. Read more

Out of control

Sunday, July 06, 2003

Fourteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Colin Carr preaches on a contrary God and a contrary people. Read more

Strange News

Sunday, July 07, 2002

Fourteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Peter Hunter preaches on the prophecy of Zechariah of a king riding on a colt, the foal of a donkey. Read more

I saw Satan fall...

Sunday, July 08, 2001

Fourteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Gerard Meath preaches on the words of Jesus to the seventy-two. Read more

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