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Monday 3 October

Galatians 1:6-12; Psalm 111:1-2, 7-10; Luke 10:25-37 Good Samaritan Pope Benedict proposes that we see Adam in the man beaten up. His encounter with sin has brought an end to his journey. He is left on the roadside to die. The One who comes to Adam’s aid (the Good Samaritan) is Christ who is filled […]

Monday 8 October

Galatians 1:6-12; Psalm 111; Luke 10:25-37 Knowing What’s Important The story of the Good Samaritan is one of the most loved in the Gospels. And as with all good stories, there are gems hidden in the details. The Samaritan not only looks after the injured traveller when others – who should have – wouldn’t; he […]

Monday 9 October

Jonah 1:1-2:1,11: Canticle: Jonah 2:2-9; Luke 10:25-37 Go and do likewise Our care for one another matters. This compassionate response to the other is practical, it is not abstract, but real and everyday support such as emptying the dishwasher or transporting the other to an appointment, all expressive of our love of God. We don't […]

Tuesday 30 August

1 Corinthians 2:10-16; Ps 145; Luke 4:31-37 The mind of Christ The mind of Christ is shown in the Lord’s Prayer, the Our Father, and in the key teachings like the beatitudes and significant parables such as the Good Samaritan, the Prodigal Son, the Lost Coin. His mind is also shown in the miracles he […]

Sunday 14 July

Sea Sunday — day of prayer for seafarers and fishers Fifteenth Week Ordinary Time Deuteronomy 30: 10-14, Ps. 69 or 19A, Colossians 1: 15-20, Luke 10: 25-37 Loving prudence Sometimes our social milieu can hold us back from doing the right thing. A disciple needs to cross barriers of race, creed or simply familiarity when […]