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Food and Faith

Sunday, August 02, 2009

Eighteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Fabian Radcliffe preaches on Christ's gift of himself as our spiritual food.

The current recession is making many people forego things that they cannot at the moment afford. But one thing we cannot do without is food and drink. We can reduce it a bit, or buy cheaper and simpler food, but we cannot cut it out completely. We do need food for our bodily sustenance; but food means much more to us than petrol does to a car. Our eating and drinking have a greater dimension, a personal and social aspect.

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Great Cloud of Witnesses

Sunday, November 02, 2008

Solemnity of All Saints. On the solemnity of All Saints, transferred to today in England and Wales, Fr Fabian Radcliffe delights in the Family of God. Read more

The Light of Truth

Sunday, December 09, 2007

Second Sunday of Advent. Fr Fabian Radcliffe tells us that we need have no fear of judgement. Read more

The Coming of the Son of Man

Sunday, December 03, 2006

First Sunday of Advent. Fr Fabian Radcliffe suggests that the future coming of Christ is way in which our present sufferings are brought to glory. Read more

What's in a Name?

Sunday, January 01, 2006

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God. Fr Fabian Radcliffe explores the meaning of the title 'Mother of God'. Read more

A Sacrifice of Love

Thursday, March 24, 2005

Holy Thursday. Fr Fabian Radcliffe preaches on the unity in love between Christ and his Church brought about by the Eucharist. Read more

Lord, increase our faith!

Sunday, October 03, 2004
Twenty-Seventh Sunday of the Year. Fr Fabian Radcliffe preaches on the faith of the apostles and our own faith in Christ today. Read more

Repent! Again!

Sunday, January 26, 2003

Third Sunday of the Year. Fr Fabian Radcliffe preaches on a call we heard not long ago in Advent and will hear again soon in Lent. Read more

Abraham and the Transfiguration

Sunday, February 24, 2002

Second Sunday of Lent. Fr Fabian Radcliffe preaches on the Transfiguration of Jesus in the light of the calling and journey of Abraham. Read more

The Meaning of Life

Sunday, August 05, 2001
Eighteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Fabian Radcliffe preaches on the characteristics of true human life. Read more
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