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Hidden Identity

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time (B)  |  Fr Fergus Kerr ponders the issue of secrecy in St Mark's Gospel concerning the healings and miracles that Jesus does, and asks why this was enjoined upon the leper. Read more

Poor Old Job!

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time (B)  |  Fr Leo Edgar OP says that Job is a sign of God's confidence in us, and understanding Job is excellent preparation for Lent.  Read more

Teaching With Authority

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time (B)  |  Archbishop Malcolm McMahon OP reflects on the challenge of teaching with authority in a world that is sceptical of authority.  Read more

Captivated by Christ

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Third Sunday of Ordinary Time (B)  |  Fr Robert Ombres contemplates being caught up in the mystery of God who searches for us and calls us personally. Read more

A Worthwhile Encounter

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Second Sunday of Ordinary Time (B)  | Fr Colin Carr invites us to meet God, and so to be changed. Read more

Directed by the Light

Thursday, January 04, 2018

Feast of the Epiphany of the Lord (B)  |  Fr Robert Gay speaks of the genuine encounter with God which directs and even changes the course of our life.  Read more

Sanctifying the Family

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Feast of the Holy Family  |  Deacon Samuel Burke considers the sanctifying effect of Christ on the relationships within the Holy Family Read more

Remember Your Dignity!

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Christmas: The Nativity of our Lord  |  Deacon Toby Lees contemplates the two natures of Christ and the effect of Christ's Incarnation on our human nature. Read more

The Materialism of Christmas

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Fourth Sunday of Advent (B)  |  On the cusp of Christmas, Deacon Luke Doherty points to the real, material event of the Incarnation and how it is fittingly celebrated.  Read more

Words about The Word

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Third Sunday of Advent  |  Fr Robert Eccles ponders on the grace of preaching and the power of words. Read more

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