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02/04/2017  ::  John 11: 1-45

The Word of God this Sunday, the fifth Sunday of Lent, presents Jesus to us as the only one who can bring us back to life.

26/03/2017  ::  John 9:1-41

The Word of God this Sunday, the fourth Sunday of Lent, presents Jesus to us as the light of the world.

19/03/2017  ::  John 4: 5-42

The Word of God this Sunday, the third Sunday of Lent, presents Jesus to us as the living water that can quench and satisfy all our deepest thirsts

12/03/2017  ::  Matthew 17:1-9

The Word of God this Sunday, the second Sunday of Lent, encourages us to keep on keeping on.  Perseverance and stickability are what transform peop

05/03/2017  ::  Matthew 4:1-11

The Word of God this Sunday, the first Sunday of Lent, gets right to the heart of the central meaning and purpose of our lives - so that we can set

26/02/2017  ::  Matthew 6:24-34

The Word of God this Sunday is full of comfort and consolation for those who sometimes fear that God may have taken his eye off them.

19/02/2017  ::  Matthew 5:38-48

The Word of God this Sunday, especially the Gospel, contains teaching that is so radical that we may be tempted to lose heart entirely and doubt th

12/02/2017  ::  Matthew 5:17-37

The Word of God this Sunday, invites us to reflect carefully and deeply on the big questions of life.  What foundations do I need to build my life

05/02/2017  ::  Matthew 5:13-16

The Word of God this Sunday, challenges us to live up to who we are.

29/01/2017  ::  Matthew 5:1-12

The Word of God this Sunday - in all four readings - reveals something startling, disturbing and even a bit shocking.

22/01/2017  ::  Matthew 4:12-23

The Word of God this Sunday, the Third Sunday of Ordinary Time, highlights that the ancient prophecy of Isaiah has come true, that God’s promise to

15/01/2017  ::  John 1:29-34

The Word of God this Sunday, the Second Sunday of Ordinary Time, is full of reassurance for those who sometimes worry that their faith is a bit roc

08/01/2017  ::  Matthew 3:13-17

The Word of God this Sunday, the feast of the Baptism of the Lord, invites us to contemplate afresh the tremendous fact of our own baptism, and to

06/01/2017  ::  Matthew 2:1-12

The Word of God this Feast of the Epiphany of the Lord, highlights the fact that Jesus is not some kind of ‘in-house’ figure for the people of Isra

01/01/2017  ::  Luke 2:16-21

The word of God this Sunday helps us to come closer to Jesus through Mary.

25/12/2016  ::  John 1:14

“The Word became flesh, and dwelt among us.”

16/12/2016  ::  Matthew 1:18-24

The Word of God this Sunday, the Fourth Sunday of Advent, highlights the figure of Saint Joseph as a model for all of us as we try to accept God’s

11/12/2016  ::  Matthew 11:2-11

The Word of God this Sunday, the Third Sunday of Advent, urges us to keep putting one foot faithfully in front of the other on our Advent pilgrimag

04/12/2016  ::  Matthew 3:1-12

The Word of God this Sunday, the Second Sunday of Advent, encourages us to continue with our Advent pilgrimage of renewing our souls so that they w

27/11/2016

The Word of God this Sunday, the First Sunday of Advent and the first Sunday of the Church’s year, invites us to deepen our souls through the pract

25/10/2015  ::  Mark 10:46-52

‘There is a saying in Tibet that tragedy should be utilized as a source of strength.

20/09/2015  ::  Mark 9:30-37

‘Consider that to be for your real good which brings you to your goal, and that to be bad which cuts you of from this goal.

13/09/2015  ::  Mark 8:27-35

‘Anyone who sets out to do good must not expect people to roll stones out of his way, but must accept his lot calmly if they roll more stones onto

06/09/2015  ::  Mark 7:31-37

What is said clearly is not always heard clearly. Every message is filtered as it is being received.

23/08/2015  ::  John 6:60-69

‘A knowledge of religion, as distinct from experience of it, seems but chaff in moments of trial’ (Mahatma Gandhi).

16/08/2015  ::  John 6:51-58

John 6:51-58

09/08/2015  ::  John 6:41-51

‘No one can provide absolute proofs to convince us that God is gracious.

02/08/2015  ::  John 6:24-35

‘It pays to listen to others. Everyone knows at least one thing that you don’t’ (Proverb).

26/07/2015  ::  John 6:1-15

‘The great danger for most of us lies not in setting our targets too high and falling short, but in setting our targets too low and achieving them’

19/07/2015  ::  Mark 6:30-34

‘My old friend Brahim once explained to me what guided and sustained him on his journeys across the desert.

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