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Tag Archive for ‘Calvary’

Friday 21 June

ST ALOYSIUS GONZAGA 2 Corinthians 11:18, 21-30; Psalm 34; Matthew 6:19-23 Suffering Saint Aloysius was born into a noble family but chose to leave behind the comforts of home to live and work among the sick of Rome. He took ill and died. St Paul writes to the Christian community at Corinth detailing a long […]

Wednesday 7 March

STS PERPETUA AND FELICITY (OPTIONAL) Deuteronomy 4:1, 5-9; Psalm 147:12-13, 15-16, 19-20; Matthew 5:17-19 Your words, Lord, are spirit and life Lord, you commanded Moses to teach Israel your laws and customs so that the people would be united in worship under his leadership. Jesus, you are the ‘new Moses’ who fulfilled the work of […]

Saturday 6 August

the Transfiguration of the Lord Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14; Ps 97; 2 Peter 1:16-19; Matthew 17:1-9 Jesus transfigured in glory Let us watch and listen with Peter, James and John, aware of the glory of our Divine Lord. The words of the Father — “This is my Son, the Beloved, listen to Him” — could be […]

Wednesday 23 March

Wednesday in Holy Week Isaiah 50:4-9, Ps 69, Matthew 26:14-25 I stumble like Judas The prophet makes it clear to me that as a disciple of Jesus Christ I am a person whose feelings and senses are assaulted as Calvary looms. Suffering with Jesus Christ is so much more than having a long-distance, empathetic vision […]

Saturday 12 March

Jeremiah 11:18-20, Ps 7, John 7:40-52 Befriending Christ I know Jesus is more than a prophet. He shares the prophet’s pain of isolation, mis- understanding and people plotting behind his back. I must share that pain if I want to accompany Jesus to Calvary. Jesus Christ needs me to be so much more than ‘Christ-like’ […]

Thursday 10 March

Exodus 32:7-14, Ps 106, John 5:31-47 Recognising my idols Today is a good day to examine my life for idols, those human creations, not necessarily cast in metal, which I hold so dear they stop me loving and worshipping God and stop me following Jesus Christ to Calvary. Soft idols come sneakily into my life. […]