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A Mere Symbol?

fr Robert explains how the Holy Eucharist is the most genuine symbol of all, perfectly signifying that which it contains.

by Robert Verrill O.P.
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Liturgical Index

Twelfth Sunday of the Year

Cycle: A - 22nd June 2008: Tell All Your Friends

Benedict Jonak O.P.

Preachers tend to avoid preaching on the passage from the Letter to the Romans that is one of our lessons for this Sunday. This is often because what... more »

Cycle: A - 19th June 2005: Summoned to Belong

Mark Edney O.P.

Matthew tells us that Jesus 'summoned' his disciples. What he has to say is simply for them, but they are not to keep it to themselves. Once their... more »

Cycle: A - 23rd June 2002: Worth More Than Sparrows

Denis Minns O.P.

Jesus must have had a sense of humour - he wouldn't have been truly human otherwise - but the Evangelists do not seem to have been especially keen to... more »

Cycle: B - 21st June 2009: Stormy Weather

David McLean O.P.

The idea of the Church as a ship has always been popular. In today's gospel reading we can see the biblical inspiration for nautical themes. It is... more »

Cycle: B - 25th June 2006: Do You Not Care?

Martin Ganeri O.P.

Some years back, just a few weeks after being ordained a priest, I found myself chaplain for a month at one of the London hospitals. One day I was... more »

Cycle: B - 22nd June 2003: With Jesus through the Storms of Life

Mark Edney O.P.

St Mark's words might express the feelings of many people of shaky faith or none. When the storms of life rage overhead, people often can't keep... more »

Cycle: C - 23rd June 2013: The Big Question

Robert Verrill O.P.

As we grow up and journey through our lives, there inevitably comes a point when we have to start asking some really big questions, questions like... more »

Cycle: C - 20th June 2010: That Jesus Knew Fully Who He Was

Edward Booth O.P.

The disciples remained near to Jesus as he was praying. That he should have broken off from his conversation with them and raised his soul with such... more »

Cycle: C - 20th June 2004: No distinctions

David Sanders O.P.

Do you want to live a long life? Nowadays one senses that people expect to live into their nineties. But in fact those living long lives today grew... more »