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Tag Archive for ‘First Testament’

Friday 1 November

Solemnity of All Saints Rev 7:2-4, 9-14, Ps 24, 1 Jn 3:1-3, Matt 5:1-12 The Saints are a huge number, impossible to count. The People of God from 12 Tribes in the First Testament multiplied by the People of God founded on the 12 Apostles: symbolically represented in the 144,000. These are the People of […]

Saturday 24 August

St Bartholomew, Apostle – feast Apocalypse 21:9-14, Ps.145, John 1:45-51 How does Jesus challenge my preconceived ideas? Bartholomew (Nathaniel) responds to Philip’s ‘come and see’ after a conversation about what good could come out of Nazareth. I’ve heard people scoff, ‘What good could come out of Rome?’ (You can substitute your own location). The temptation […]