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St James – 27 July

According to the Gospels, St James was a fisherman and brother to John. One of two people named James called by Jesus to be Apostles, he was a witness of the Transfiguration and one of those who slept through most of the Agony in the Garden.  It is not really the Scriptures which have given […]

Monday 25 January

THE CONVERSION OF ST PAUL, APOSTLE Acts 22:3-16 (or Acts 9:1-22); Ps 116; Mark 16:15-18 Tell the Good News St Paul’s conversion was not something that happened once and for all. Conversion is an ongoing process rather than a single event. Paul wrote of his struggles against temptation: ‘For I don’t do the good I […]

Friday 22 February

CHAIR OF PETER, APOSTLE 1 Peter 5:1-4, Ps.23, Matthew 16:13-19 One Church, one Faith This feast has been celebrated, I believe, since the fourth century. It is a day to remember, and to celebrate the unity of the church. When I became a Catholic, many years ago, one of the things I found most compelling […]