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Contemplation and Mission

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Sixth Sunday of Easter (A)  |  Fr David Sanders comments on the 'Benedict Option' and calls us to go beyond that towards a 'Dominican Option'.  Read more

Are We There Yet?

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Fifth Sunday of Easter (A)  |  Fr Martin Ganeri looks to the destination of the Christian's journey, and considers the roadmap that shows us how to reach it.
When people want to make a journey by car these days to some place they have not been to before, they usually plug in a sat nav, tap in the postcode and then set off.  All we have to do is to obey the instructions and turn right when we are told to, or turn left when we are told to.  And eventually we are told, ‘You have reached your destination.’ Read more

Knowing the Shepherd's Voice

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Fourth Sunday of Easter (A)  |  Fr Dermot Morrin reflects on the unpacking of the gift of baptism as we strive to know the Good Shepherd's voice.  Read more

Understanding Easter

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Third Sunday of Easter (A)  |  Fr Fergus Kerr shows what must be done to understand Easter and what is yet to be done by us. Read more

The Challenge of Mercy

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Second Sunday of Easter (Divine Mercy)  |  Fr Leo Edgar sees Christ's resurrection to be a sign of God's infinite mercy. Read more

Seeing Salvation

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Easter Sunday of the Lord's Resurrection (A)  |  Archbishop Malcolm McMahon invites us to envisage the difference that the resurrection of Jesus Christ makes for us today.  Read more

For the Joy that Lay Ahead

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Good Friday  |  Fr Peter Clarke discovers the joy of the sacrifice of Calvary. Read more

Washed By God's Servant

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Maundy Thursday (A)  |  Fr Isidore Clarke ponders the meaning of Jesus's actions at the Last Supper. Read more

O Jerusalem, Jerusalem

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord  |  Fr Robert Ombres meditates on our entry in Jerusalem together with Jesus as Holy Week begins. Read more

The Grammar of Resurrection

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Fifth Sunday of Lent (A)  |  Fr Colin Carr reflects on the resurrection which is made known to mourners. Read more

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