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Rosary Sunday

fr Malcolm helps us to see how physical signs can make God present to us.

by Malcolm McMahon O.P.
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Ninteenth Sunday of the Year

Cycle: A - 10th August 2014: Small Boats

David Goodill O.P.

Imagine that you are out at sea and a storm is blowing in, would you rather be on a large cargo ship or a small yacht? In contrast, picture yourself... more »

Cycle: A - 7th August 2011: Strange Encounters

Robert Pollock O.P.

Elijah and Peter were servants of God and men of faith. In the Scriptures people of faith were often tested, in order to strengthen their... more »

Cycle: A - 10th August 2008: Walking on Sunshine

David McLean O.P.

In today's gospel reading we have one of the most famous miracle stories of the bible: the story of Jesus walking on water. Jesus' disciples are in a... more »

Cycle: A - 7th August 2005: Our Eyes Fixed on Him

Richard J. Ounsworth O.P.

There are very few passages in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke which have a parallel in the Fourth Gospel. The Passion and Resurrection of... more »

Cycle: A - 11th August 2002: God afar and near

Jonathan Fleetwood O.P.

By giving us today's first reading about Elijah, the Church is inviting us to take up the resonances from the Old Testament which are present in... more »

Cycle: B - 12th August 2012: Do Not Waver, Hold Fast

John Kenrick O.P.

Can man live on bread alone? Well, in Elijah’s case the answer might be, ‘yes’. He thinks he is no better than his ancestors but... more »

Cycle: B - 9th August 2009: The Bread of Love

Timothy Radcliffe O.P.

This is the third week that we have been listening to St John's discourse on the bread of life, and still the crowd are struggling to understand... more »

Cycle: B - 10th August 2003: Food of Life

Giles Hibbert O.P.

A scone, baked on hot stones, and a jar of water --- on which Elijah travelled a considerable way. One can't, however, help feeling that a jar of... more »

Cycle: C - 11th August 2013: Keeping to Your Word

Benjamin Earl O.P.

The more we get to know God, the more we study his scriptures, and the more we seek to join ourselves to him in prayer, the more we discover that God... more »

Cycle: C - 8th August 2010: Waiting for God

Benedict Jonak O.P.

I don't know anybody who thinks that the end of world is a good thing; actually I know very few people who want the end of the world to happen. Yet... more »

Cycle: C - 12th August 2007: A Thankless Task

Richard J. Ounsworth O.P.

I was talking the other day to a young man from a country in the Middle East who hopes to return to his home when he has completed his studies to... more »

Cycle: C - 8th August 2004: Where your treasure is

John O'Connor O.P.

What is most important to you in your life? It is a simple question and obviously a fundamental one. Yet answering it often proves difficult.There is... more »

Cycle: C - 12th August 2001: The Life of Faith

Thomas Crean O.P.

Man is unable to order his own life successfully. Which of us can truly claim to be master of his own destiny? We try to surround ourselves, no... more »