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Sing and Rejoice

Tuesday, December 08, 2020

Third Sunday of Advent. Fr Colin Carr suggests that a cheerful attitude is essential in building the Kingdom. Read more

Rejoicing in the Defeat of Evil

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Third Sunday of Advent (A)  |  Fr Thomas Skeats ponders the judgment and mercy of God, and the joy that Christ brings.   Read more


Thursday, December 13, 2018

Third Sunday of Advent (C)  |  Fr Gregory Pearson considers the call to rejoice in today's Liturgy, and considers the present good that we already enjoy. Read more

Words about The Word

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Third Sunday of Advent  |  Fr Robert Eccles ponders on the grace of preaching and the power of words. Read more

Greater than the Greatest Prophet

Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Third Sunday of Advent (A)  |  Fr Duncan Campbell ponders how we in our time could be considered greater than St John the Baptist. Read more

Dancing for Joy

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Third Sunday of Advent (Gaudete Sunday). fr David Goodill looks to the source of our true joy, Jesus Christ. Read more

A Man Sent from God

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Third Sunday of Advent. fr Dermot helps us to understand the role of John the Baptist and how we are also called to witness to the coming of Christ.  Read more

Edgy Joy

Sunday, December 15, 2013

Third Sunday of Advent (Gaudete Sunday). Fr David encourages us not to lose hope during this time of waiting, but to rejoice in the coming of the Saviour. Read more

Love, And Do What You Will

Sunday, December 16, 2012

Third Sunday of Advent (Gaudete Sunday). Fr Lawrence Lew argues that following Christ is not about being 'nice', but involves our complete transformation in Christ as God's children. Read more

I Am Not

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Third Sunday of Advent (Gaudete Sunday). Fr Benjamin Earl preaches on the identity of Christ, and our own identity. Read more

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