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Take Heart, He Is Calling You

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Thirtieth Sunday of the Year. Fr Dermot Morrin proposes Bartimaeus as an example for our discipleship.

The character Bartimaeus leaps out from the pages of Mark's Gospel and stays with us as we go on our way from Sunday to Sunday. He becomes a follower at the eleventh hour, just before Jesus finally enters Jerusalem, at a stage when those who have been disciples all along are beginning to lose heart. His story is told so that we may take heart, not just sitting by the wayside but actually following Jesus in the Way.

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Something Never Heard Before

Sunday, August 27, 2006

Twenty-First Sunday of the Year. Fr Dermot Morrin preaches on the mystery of faith. Read more

The Cry of Faith

Sunday, August 14, 2005

Twentieth Sunday of the Year. Fr Dermot Morrin suggests that the faith of the Gentile Woman is the true faith of the Church. Read more

A Public Sign

Wednesday, February 25, 2004

Ash Wednesday. Fr Dermot Morrin preaches on the very public sign of ashes. Read more

God is Owed his Image

Sunday, October 20, 2002

Twenty-Ninth Sunday of the Year. Fr Dermot Morrin preaches on a trick question put to Jesus and the lesson Jesus draws from it. Read more

Seeking the Lost

Sunday, November 04, 2001

Thirty-First Sunday of the Year. Fr Dermot Morrin preaches on Jesus' seeking out of Zacchaeus at Jericho. Read more

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