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What's in a Name?

fr Richard shows us the significance of St Peter's act of naming Jesus as the Christ.

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Liturgical Index

Thirty-First Sunday of the Year

Cycle: A - 30th October 2011: Out of an Agony of Love

David Sanders O.P.

In the Gospel today we are given the first part of a very harsh polemic which Jesus delivered against the scribes and Pharisees. Jesus's language... more »

Cycle: A - 30th October 2005: It's Nicer Not To Be Needed

Leon Pereira O.P.

As a student friar one of my jobs was being the sacristan. One summer I returned from a month-long pastoral placement to find the sacristy a complete... more »

Cycle: A - 3rd November 2002: Don't give up the day job!

Gordian Marshall O.P.

Great preacher though he was, St Paul did not give up his day job -- at least that is his claim. And it is a claim he is proud of:You remember how... more »

Cycle: B - 4th November 2012: Written in the Heart

Neil Ferguson O.P.

The Shema is the great prayer that resounds through sacred Scripture and bears witness to the unity and transcendence of God. “Hear, O Israel:... more »

Cycle: B - 5th November 2006: The Human Voice of God

Euan Marley O.P.

One morning in our Priory of Holy Cross in Leicester, I was cleaning my teeth in preparation for Morning Prayer, which is very important when you... more »

Cycle: C - 3rd November 2013: God brings all our good purposes and every effort of faith to fulfilment

Nicholas Crowe O.P.

In our second reading we find St. Paul offering up a beautiful prayer that God might make us: ‘worthy of his calling and powerfully bring to... more »

Cycle: C - 31st October 2010: As Easy as Climbing a Tree

Timothy J. Calvert O.P.

There is often something essential about seeing, times when hearing by itself won't do. When I was a little boy the Queen was driven through our... more »

Cycle: C - 4th November 2007: Real Pleasures

Dominic White O.P.

I was travelling on the Tube today, and following the great tradition of reading someone else's newspaper. The words GUILTY PLEASURES, the title of... more »

Cycle: C - 31st October 2004: What would you see up a tree?

Brendan Slevin O.P.

I don't know what it's like elsewhere in the world but here in sunny Scotland our television news bulletins have daily coverage of a certain... more »

Cycle: C - 4th November 2001: Seeking the Lost

Dermot Morrin O.P.

There is something of the improbable about this little man who runs on ahead and climbs a tree in order that he might see Jesus. St Luke tells us... more »