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Abolishing and Fulfilling

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Sixth Sunday of the Year. Fr Dermot Morrin shows us how Jesus Christ did not merely uphold the law, but brought it to fulfilment. Read more

Set in Love

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Third Sunday of Easter. Fr Dermot Morrin reflects on how the life of St Peter can help each of us to see how we are called to bear the imprint of Christ. Read more

Who Do You Say That I Am?

Friday, June 29, 2012

Solemnity of Ss Peter and Paul. Fr Dermot reflects on how Jesus Christ reveals us to ourselves. Read more

Blessed Among Women

Monday, August 15, 2011

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Fr Dermot Morrin shows how the Assumption is a fitting climax to the workings of God's grace in the life of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Read more

The Faith of the Apostles

Sunday, October 03, 2010

Twenty-Seventh Sunday of the Year. Fr Dermot Morrin reminds us that faith is not just for emergencies. Read more

Take Heart, He Is Calling You

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Thirtieth Sunday of the Year. Fr Dermot Morrin proposes Bartimaeus as an example for our discipleship.

The character Bartimaeus leaps out from the pages of Mark's Gospel and stays with us as we go on our way from Sunday to Sunday. He becomes a follower at the eleventh hour, just before Jesus finally enters Jerusalem, at a stage when those who have been disciples all along are beginning to lose heart. His story is told so that we may take heart, not just sitting by the wayside but actually following Jesus in the Way.

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Something Never Heard Before

Sunday, August 27, 2006

Twenty-First Sunday of the Year. Fr Dermot Morrin preaches on the mystery of faith. Read more

The Cry of Faith

Sunday, August 14, 2005

Twentieth Sunday of the Year. Fr Dermot Morrin suggests that the faith of the Gentile Woman is the true faith of the Church. Read more

A Public Sign

Wednesday, February 25, 2004

Ash Wednesday. Fr Dermot Morrin preaches on the very public sign of ashes. Read more

God is Owed his Image

Sunday, October 20, 2002

Twenty-Ninth Sunday of the Year. Fr Dermot Morrin preaches on a trick question put to Jesus and the lesson Jesus draws from it. Read more

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