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Show Your Workings

fr David reflects upon how God's forgiveness is worked out in our lives.

by David Edward Rocks O.P.
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Liturgical Index

Fifth Sunday of Easter

Cycle: A - 18th May 2014: Living Stones

Benjamin Earl O.P.

Christ tells us in today’s gospel, “There are many rooms in my Father’s house”.[1] We are meant to understand, of course,... more »

Cycle: A - 22nd May 2011: Dare to be Changed

Dominic White O.P.

None of us would wish to be called a religious fundamentalist. Fundamentalists are inevitably violent – whether engaged in full-scale... more »

Cycle: A - 20th April 2008: A Name And A Face

Vivian Boland O.P.

The image of many mansions leads us into thinking of heaven as a physical place, which of course it must be in some sense if it is to accommodate our... more »

Cycle: A - 24th April 2005: Hints of Promise

Irenaeus Vincent O.P.

My dear friends, it can be said that when Jesus walked among us, his disciples had to learn to take hints. They had to learn to take hints about who... more »

Cycle: A - 28th April 2002: Good Old Days?

Isidore Clarke O.P.

There's a great danger of looking back with nostalgia to the 'Good Old Days', especially as we advance in years. I can say this, because recently I... more »

Cycle: B - 6th May 2012: Face to Face

John O'Connor O.P.

In the Acts of the Apostles the suspicion of the early Christians in Jerusalem towards Saul is treated as perfectly understandable. After all, here... more »

Cycle: B - 14th May 2006: In God's Time

Rudolf Loewenstein O.P.

Most of what we read or hear in today's Gospel presents us with very little difficulty, but there is one particular phrase that can sometimes cause... more »

Cycle: B - 18th May 2003: I am the Vine, you are the branches

Martin Ganeri O.P.

Images taken from the world with which we are familiar can have a powerful influence in shaping our understanding of how we relate to God and how... more »

Cycle: C - 28th April 2013: To Die that We May Truly Live

Richard J. Ounsworth O.P.

Someone once told me that the purpose of a sermon is to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable. Clever words, but I’m not convinced... more »

Cycle: C - 2nd May 2010: The Road to Glory

David Barrins O.P.

In the Gospel for this Sunday we have what seems to me to be a very stark contrast in terms of discipleship. The passage begins ominously with the... more »

Cycle: C - 6th May 2007: The New Commandment

Denis Geraghty O.P.

The Gospel this Sunday begins 'When Judas had gone out'. This is significant because when Judas went out it was to betray Jesus 'it was night'. This... more »

Cycle: C - 9th May 2004: Love, the centre of Christianity?

Robert Ombres O.P.

If asked to say what is at the centre of Christianity, many would answer that obviously it is love.This is not a view shared by all the writers of... more »

Cycle: C - 13th May 2001: The Great Prayer

Robert Sharp O.P.

I have just turned eighty; also I have received notice to get my bags packed. Where away? Our second reading today describes a vision of the kingdom... more »