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Friday 27 December

Saint John, Apostle and Evangelist 1 John 1:1-4, Ps 96:1-2, 5-6, 11-12, John 20:2-8 Making it personal When I used to meditate on a Gospel scene I usually found myself immersed in the crowd following or listening to Jesus. But one day, during a time of meditation, Jesus suddenly stopped talking, and slowly and deliberately […]

Saturday 14 December

Saint John of the Cross Eccus 48:1-4, 9-11, Ps 79:2-3, 15-16, 18-19, Matthew 17:10-13 Favourite saints The Saints are presented to us as guides and models in Christian living and discipleship. Each of them have their own particular charism. Each can inspire us in a different aspect of Christian living. St John of the Cross […]

Wednesday 4 December

Saint John Damascene, Priest, Doctor Is 25:6-10a, Ps 23, Matthew 15:29-37 Food for the soul The banquets of Psalm 23 and Isaiah’s prophecy and the feeding of the thousands in St Matthew’s Gospel, while in the form of material bounty, are intended to symbolise the spiritual bounty which our loving God offers us. We need […]