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A Cry of Joy

fr Gregory explains how the exclamation 'Allelluia' is a basic reaction in joy to the Risen Lord.

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Liturgical Index

Third Sunday of Lent

Cycle: A - 23rd March 2014: Living Water

Richard Conrad O.P.

Between the Jewish regions of Judaea and Galilee lived the Samaritans, descended from people left behind when the Assyrian Empire exiled many... more »

Cycle: A - 27th March 2011: The Wells of Salvation

John Farrell O.P.

Out of the heat haze in an arid landscape at noon figures emerge. Three or one. One or three. Abraham in the shelter of his tent, Sara his wife... more »

Cycle: A - 24th February 2008: Living Water

Isidore Clarke O.P.

Being a typical Englishman I'm going to begin by talking about the weather!We rejoice when it's dry and complain when it rains. But in an arid... more »

Cycle: A - 27th February 2005: Making Space

Gordian Marshall O.P.

There can be times when everything seems to be going wrong, or one enormous problem is overshadowing everything else. It could be because of illness... more »

Cycle: A - 3rd March 2002: The World is a Wedding

Alan O'Sullivan O.P.

The world is a wedding.So it is written in the Talmud (no, not The Tablet, silly!).The human quest for God begins in the soul -- even before birth --... more »

Cycle: B - 11th March 2012: A Many-Leveled Sign

Peter H. Harries O.P.

Today's Gospel records an act of violence. Jesus goes into the temple and upsets the money-changers' tables. He drives the cattle and sheep out... more »

Cycle: B - 15th March 2009: The Living Temple

Jonathan Fleetwood O.P.

The Gospel for today from St. John is sometimes called 'The cleansing of the Temple'. It is not just about the upsetting of the traders in the... more »

Cycle: B - 19th March 2006: Frightening Freedom

Colin Carr O.P.

The ten commandments are part of a story, a story of slaves being set free and learning -- or not learning -- to live like free people.Quite often,... more »

Cycle: B - 23rd March 2003: The Temple of his Body

Aidan Nichols O.P.

The Liturgy of the Word today presents us with two partial but ultimately unsatisfactory ways of experiencing God. And by implication it contrasts... more »

Cycle: C - 3rd March 2013: Daily Conversion

Robert Gay O.P.

The Holy Week liturgies of the passion which we will celebrate in a few weeks time include the reading and singing of the passion narratives. And... more »

Cycle: C - 7th March 2010: From Among Thorns

Neil Ferguson O.P.

Vegetation of all different sorts makes frequent appearances in the scriptures; between the Tree of Life in Genesis and the Tree of Life in... more »

Cycle: C - 11th March 2007: Bearing Fruit in Due Season

Irenaeus Vincent O.P.

My dear friends, many people in world today are unhappy for one reason or another. Even those who may often smile are at times just putting on a... more »

Cycle: C - 14th March 2004: The Fire

Euan Marley O.P.

Somewhere buried under a pile of books, I suspect one of the piles which is buried under another pile of books, I have a book on the psychology of... more »