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Be Perfect

fr Benedict asks whether the Church would still be needed if we had never sinned.

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Liturgical Index

Fourteenth Sunday of the Year

Cycle: A - 6th July 2014: "I bless you Father Lord of heaven and earth..."

John Farrell O.P.

In today's gospel we eavesdrop on the Trinity. In the midst of his public ministry in Galilee - indeed in the midst of public rejection of himself,... more »

Cycle: A - 3rd July 2011: Me? A Mere Child?

Peter Clarke O.P.

What were these things the Father was hiding from the learned and the clever, the influential stalwarts of society? What were these same things... more »

Cycle: A - 6th July 2008: Take My Yoke Upon You

Didier Croonenberghs O.P.

'Come to me, all who labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and lowly in... more »

Cycle: A - 3rd July 2005: Intimate Love

Denis Geraghty O.P.

This beautiful prayer of Jesus points to the intimacy he has with his Father -- a passage more familiar to readers of John rather than Matthew. It is... more »

Cycle: A - 7th July 2002: Strange News

Peter Hunter O.P.

Most of us prefer to surround ourselves with people who agree with us and who tell us that what we're doing is right and good. We recognise that it... more »

Cycle: B - 8th July 2012: Recognizing Jesus Christ

Dominic Ryan O.P.

Today’s gospel describes what happened when Jesus went home to preach the gospel. Put simply, it was a disaster. The people recognised Jesus... more »

Cycle: B - 5th July 2009: Take a Second Look

Robert Gay O.P.

Have you ever wondered what it must have been like to meet Jesus? Or perhaps wondered about what it would have been like to be sat in front of... more »

Cycle: B - 9th July 2006: Wise Creatures

John O'Connor O.P.

In recent years there has been a resurgence of interest in the subject of God and creation. More and more the beauty of the world is celebrated in... more »

Cycle: B - 6th July 2003: Out of control

Colin Carr O.P.

You get a letter telling you to go to the out-patients department of your local hospital. You haven't been there before, and you're not too sure... more »

Cycle: C - 7th July 2013: Peace be to this house

David Sanders O.P.

In the Gospels Jesus is waging a war. It is a battle between the kingdom of God and the kingdom of Satan. The final prize of victory will be peace... more »

Cycle: C - 4th July 2010: Mission and Maintenance

Fabian Radcliffe O.P.

Today's Gospel reading is about Jesus sending out seventy-two disciples to preach the good news of the Kingdom. Since Dominicans are called the Order... more »

Cycle: C - 8th July 2007: In the Vanguard

Benedict Jonak O.P.

If one wonders what it means for the Church to be missionary some of the answers to this question are presented to us in today's Gospel.In the... more »

Cycle: C - 4th July 2004: Sending out labourers into the harvest

Mark Edney O.P.

From the very first time I came across this gospel passage, I have always associated it with the ordained ministry in the Church. That's because it... more »

Cycle: C - 8th July 2001: I saw Satan fall...

Gerard Meath O.P.

In today's Gospel, Jesus is speaking to seventy-two of his followers who 'are going ahead of him in pairs to every town and place where he himself... more »