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The Hour of the Son of Man

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion  |  Fr Bruno Clifton gives a Scripturally-rich entrée into the Great Week of our salvation. Read more

Learning to Obey God

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Fifth Sunday of Lent (B)  |  Fr John Patrick Kenrick points to how we, like Jesus himself, have to "learn to obey through suffering". Read more

Are We Like Those People?

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Fourth Sunday of Lent (B)  |  Fr Richard Conrad guides us to examine ourselves, and asks if today's decline in Faith is a rebuke to us.  Read more

Zeal for God's House

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Third Sunday of Lent (B)  |  Fr Richard Ounsworth explains the cosmic significance of Christ's cleansing of the temple. Read more

Light in the Darkness

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Second Sunday of Lent (B)  |  Fr David Sanders reflects on the darkness of suffering and the hopeful light of the Transfiguration.   Read more

The Promise of Lent

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

First Sunday in Lent Year B  Fr Martin Ganeri on how Lent makes real for us the fullness of life that Christ promises. Read more


Monday, February 12, 2018

Ash Wednesday  |  Fr Dermot Morrin reflects on the symbolism of the purple colour that characterises the season of Lent. Read more

Hidden Identity

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time (B)  |  Fr Fergus Kerr ponders the issue of secrecy in St Mark's Gospel concerning the healings and miracles that Jesus does, and asks why this was enjoined upon the leper. Read more

Poor Old Job!

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time (B)  |  Fr Leo Edgar OP says that Job is a sign of God's confidence in us, and understanding Job is excellent preparation for Lent.  Read more

Teaching With Authority

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time (B)  |  Archbishop Malcolm McMahon OP reflects on the challenge of teaching with authority in a world that is sceptical of authority.  Read more

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