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Good Friday 2020

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Friday of the Passion of the Lord  |  Fr Martin Ganeri points to Christ who dignifies us and gives us hope as we come face to face with our mortality in all its dimensions. Read more

Maundy Thursday 2020

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Thursday of the Lord's Supper (Maundy Thursday)  |  Fr Dermot Morrin contemplates the reality of life-giving charity that is symbolised by the washing of feet at the Lord's Supper.  Read more

Who Is This?

Thursday, April 02, 2020

Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion (A)  |  Fr Fergus Kerr invites us to rediscover the identity of Jesus as the drama of Holy Week unfolds once more, not only in our churches, but also in our homes and in our hearts. Read more

A New Horizon

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Fifth Sunday of Lent (A) |  Day of the Rededication of England to Our Lady as her Dowry: Fr Leo Edgar on disasters and the promise of victory. Read more

Our Personal Gift to Mary

Monday, March 23, 2020

Solemnity of the Annunciation  |  Archbishop Malcolm McMahon OP preaches on the occasion of the Rededication of England to Our Lady. Read more

Christ the Kindly Light

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Fourth Sunday of Lent (A)  |  Fr Robert Ombres considers Christ as the Light who helps us to see in dark times. Read more

Thirsting for the Old, Thirsting for the New

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Third Sunday of Lent (A)  |  Fr Colin Carr contemplates the drama of the God who thirsts for our faith, and who comes seeking us.  Read more

Consecrated in Prayer

Thursday, March 05, 2020

Second Sunday of Lent (C) Fr Robert Gay encourages us to find time to encounter God in prayer because he transforms all our Lenten observances and lightens our burdens. Read more

Battle Ready

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

First Sunday of Lent (A)  |  Br Samuel Burke surveys our battleplan for Lent. Read more

Remember that you are dust...

Sunday, February 23, 2020

Ash Wednesday  |  Fr Toby Lees ponders death, our mortality, and the present time for conversion. Read more

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