Category Archives: Liturgy

The Liturgy of the Catholic Church

The problem of a God who weeps.

The raising of Lazarus РJn 11 and the real issue behind Jesus as fully God and fully man. Podbean Podcast of the Homily for the 5th Sunday of Lent Рthe Raising of Lazarus.

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The muddy waters at the bottom of the well.

The woman at the well (John 4) drank muddy water. In our sanitised world of piped and purified water we forget that the social and personal snubs delivered to this woman who chooses to fetch water at the height of … Continue reading

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An open door to darkness

Walk down a long dark corridor and notice how the light from one open door streams into the dark. Not the other way around. Dark doesn’t stream into the light. This is something that we forget in our illuminated world … Continue reading

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Wind. The exodus compounded

The wind that came up at the Red Sea would have scared me. Pursued by pharaoh and his horsemen and chariots, led away from uncomfortable security by a madman, confronted by a seemingly impossible obstacle, this would be the last … Continue reading

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Thy kingdom. A missed opportunity

Thy kingdom come, thy will be done… There is something charming, appealing and comforting about this formulation of the words of the ‘Pater Noster’. These are the words of our daily liturgy and prayer. These are the words of praying … Continue reading

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Sunday homily fourteenth sunday cycle C

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12th sunday. A spirit of compassion and supplication

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