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Friday 14 May

St Matthias, Apostle (F) Acts 1:15-17, 20-26; Psalm 113; John 15:9-17 Man of faith Matthias was chosen to replace Judas Iscariot. His calling as an apostle is unique in that he was not chosen personally by Jesus, who had already ascended into heaven. He was chosen before the Holy Spirit came down upon the early […]

Saturday 14 May

Feast of St Matthias, Apostle Acts 1:15-17, 20-26, Ps 113, John 15:9-17 I chose you I really love this gospel. In it I am called friend. I am told that I am loved unconditionally. I am chosen to do something with my life that makes a difference. I am commanded to love others. How awesome […]

Saturday 14 May

St Matthias Acts 1:15-17, 20-26; Ps 113; John 15:9-17 Pope Benedict XVI in his encyclical Deus Caritas Est, observes that “Love cannot be commanded; it is ultimately a feeling either there or not.” But he then elaborates: “In the love-story recounted by the Bible God comes towards us, he seeks to win our hearts all […]