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Sunday 10 November

32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time 2 Maccabees 7:1-2, 9-14; Psalm 17;2 Thessalonians 2:16-3:5; Luke 20:27-38 Listening to Jesus Sometimes our expectations get in the way of really appreciating an experience. It might be a TV series or a film we were excited about. It might be a holiday we have looked forward to for a […]

Wednesday 1 August

p class=”Scripture-Text”>Jeremiah 15:10, 16-21; Psalm 59; Matthew 13:44-46 Lotto winner It’s Wednesday. Your Lotto ticket is on your lap. Imagine. You’re sitting eyes glued on the TV. You can’t believe it. Your numbers roll down one after the other. All of them – aagh. What a win! What a treasure! What a change it will […]

The Man with the Flowers

A Story by Michelle O’Neill I was four when it happened.  I was woken from sleep one night by something crashing against a wall. My baby brother George started crying and then I heard my mother’s voice screaming “No, No, No!”  My father shouted “Are you crazy?  You nearly hit me.  You’re frightening the baby.  […]

Can You Bear It?

A Court Reporter records this exchange ATTORNEY:  Doctor, before you performed the autopsy, did you check for a pulse? WITNESS:     No. ATTORNEY:  Did you check for blood pressure? WITNESS:     No. ATTORNEY:  Did you check for breathing? WITNESS:     No ATTORNEY:  So, then it is possible that the patient was alive […]