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Tag Archive for ‘APOSTLES’

Friday 28 October

STS SIMON & JUDE, APOSTLES Ephesians 2:19-22; Psalm 19:2-5; Luke 6:12-16 The Call In this calling of “the Twelve” there is a careful order or hierarchy. Firstly, Jesus is on the mountain all night communing with God his Father. Then the Twelve are named from Peter to Judas. With them Jesus descends to a plateau […]

The Apostles in Stained Glass

The feast of Saints Peter and Paul is on 29 June, and those for Saints Thomas and James are in July. This focusses attention on the apostles. They evangelised the world as they knew it in their lifetimes. But how can we picture them after two millenia? Those who made this window in St Patrick’s […]

Saturday 29 June

SAINTS PETER AND PAUL, APOSTLES Acts 12:1-11; 2 Timothy 4:6-8, 17-18; Psalm 34; Matthew 16:13-19 You are the Christ Each one of us has a unique relationship with Jesus. At various times of our life, he is, perhaps, our friend and companion in prayer, our source of strength or forgiveness or primarily our redeemer and […]

Saturday 28 October

ST SIMON and ST JUDE, APOSTLES Ephesians 2:19-22; Psalm 19A; Luke 6:12-16 Friendship with God Prayer is about relationship, being with the God who loves us and then allowing ourselves to feel our love for God. No words are needed but simply being with. It is from our prayer that we can then labour more […]

Tuesday 28 October

FEAST OF STS SIMON AND JUDE, APOSTLES Ephesians 2:19-22; Ps 19A; Luke 6:12-16 Go out to all the world We are ‘part of God’s household’ no less than Simon, Jude and the other apostles were. Being so honoured is an immense privilege, and a frightening responsibility. We are part of ‘one holy temple in the […]

Friday 3 May

STS PHILIP & JAMES, APOSTLES 1 Corinthians 15:1-8, Ps19A, John 14:6-14 Glorify the Lord by your Actions Christ makes it clear that the only way to the Father is through him. May he bless all people – especially those who have difficulty in sustaining their belief in his word – with the gift of faith. […]