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Friday 24 February

Isaiah 58:1-9a, Psalm 51: 3-6, 18=19, Matthew 9: 14-15 Baby and bath water Our Lord’s similitudes about the old and the new refer to the Old Law and the New Law. The message is to jettison religious activities that no longer fulfil their purpose and replace them with forms that truly worship God and sanctify […]

Tuesday 2 August

St Peter Julian Eymard Jeremiah 30: 1-22; Psalm 102:16-21, 29 & 22-23; Matthew 14: 22-36 Walking on water Often, we kid ourselves that we are trusting in the Lord when in fact we are trusting in ourselves, in our own abilities or in the resources at our command. The realisation of our own incapacity and […]

Water and the Mission of the Church

Most of us take for granted that we can drink a glass of water whenever we want to. But 2.2 billion of the 7.9 billion people in the world do not have access to safe drinking water, more than half do not have safe sanitation, three billion people aren’t able to wash their hands with […]