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Wednesday 23 October

Romans 6:12-18; Psalm 124; Luke 12:39-48 Don’t let sin reign The road to holiness is a daily battle between our bodily passions and the grace of freedom offered us by Jesus. St Augustine wrote: “Our pilgrim life here on earth cannot be without temptation, for it is through temptation that we make progress, and it […]

Sunday 10 March

First Sunday of Lent Deuteronomy 26:4-10; Psalm 91; Romans 10:8-13; Luke 4:1-13. Temptation in the desert The deserts of our lives can be places of temptation. The ‘desert’ can be when we are alone or lonely, afraid or in turmoil. We can turn to things which don’t provide what we really need in the mistaken […]

Who Are You, Jesus? – 4. God who shares in our humanity

We continue an earlier discussion on how Jesus identified, not only with victims, but with all of us in our weakness, struggles and failures. We share the divine life through the Holy Spirit ‘living in us.’ The other side to that is the mystery of God in Jesus who partakes in our humanity. Paul says […]