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Becoming Mothers of the Word

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord  |  Rev. Br. Andrew Brookes explains how we disciples of Jesus are to enflesh or mother the Word and bring forth Christ. Read more

Fear of the Dark

Monday, December 21, 2015

Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord (Christmas). fr Euan Marley shows how the emotions of fear and hope relate us to the coming of Jesus Christ. Read more

A Saviour has been Born to You

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

The Nativity of the Lord. fr David reflects upon how the child Jesus furnishes and decks our souls.  Read more

Joy in Our Winter

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Christmas. Fr Benedict Jonak tells us how the birth of Christ destroys the vicious circle of godless life. Read more

Freed for Joy

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Christmas. Fr Richard Finn directs our attention to the infant Jesus as Prince of Peace and source of our joy. Read more

Singing All Night

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Christmas. Fr Richard Ounsworth preaches on the three Christmas gospel readings. Read more

This Day Rings Out

Friday, December 24, 2010

Christmas. Fr Michael Demkovich preaches on the readings of Midnight Mass - but with a nod to other Christmas readings, too. Read more

Something of the Night

Friday, December 25, 2009

Christmas. Fr Malcolm McMahon is not afraid of the dark: the Bishop of Nottingham preaches for Midnight Mass of Christmas. Read more

Lowly in the Manger Lies

Thursday, December 25, 2008
Christmas. Fr Isidore Clarke calls us to worship our Saviour in the crib.
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Technical Support

Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Christmas. Fr Benjamin Earl tells us how God helps us when we can't be bothered to read the manufacturer's instructions. Read more

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