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Friday 20 January

Hebrews 8:6-13; Psalm 84:8, 10-14; Mark 3:13-19 Chosen also It can be somewhat daunting to reflect on the call of the 12 apostles. It’s hard to imagine our own names being included amongst those Jesus wanted to be his companions because we’re so conscious of our own failings. But although the Twelve do indeed occupy […]

Tuesday 17 January

SAINT ANTHONY, ABBOT Hebrews 6:10-20; Psalm 110:1-2, 4-5, 9, 10;Mark 2:23-28 A clear focus The Pharisees have a point in today’s Gospel: the disciples shouldn’t be picking ears of corn on the Sabbath. Actually, there were many things that the disciples–and everyone else – should not be doing on the Sabbath, because it was a […]

Friday 8 November

Rom 15:14-21, Ps 98, Luke 16:1-8 The New Evangelisation This year, 2013, the world reached a population of 7 billion. One-third of these People believe in and follow Jesus. The work that he began, and that Paul continued, is far from complete. Two thirds of the world do not yet have a conscious, dynamic, and […]

Friday 19 October

Ps.33, Ephesians 1:11-14, Luke 12:1-7 Our fears One of Our Lord’s most frequent statements was “Do not be afraid”. It occurs twice in today’s Gospel. Most of us live with fears, both conscious and subconscious. But Jesus tells us that God loves, cares for each of us individually, that we should trust in his loving […]

Grace Builds on Nature

“Test yourselves to see that you are holding to the faith. Do you not realise that Christ is in you unless you fail to meet the test’”(2 Cor. 13, 5).  “I live now, not I, but Christ lives in me’”(Gal. 2, 20). Very frequently in the New Testament we are told that Christ, the Spirit […]