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Friday 15 July

Isaiah 38: 1-6, 21-22,7-8; Canticle Isaiah 38:10-12,16; Matthew 12, 1-8 Mercy not sacrifice Many times in the Gospels Jesus teaches his disciples that legalism is not God’s way. He shocked those who prided themselves on their faithful compliance with the law and yet had no understanding of God’s merciful heart. All of us need to […]

The Holiness of the Catholic Church

Symbols of hope Some years ago I visited the new cathedral in downtown Los Angeles. I was struck by the multi-coloured woven banners, each about five metres high, decorating both side walls and depicting saints of all the Americas, north, south and central. As well as bishops and nuns, there were married and single lay […]