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Remembrance and Recollection

Thursday, November 05, 2020

Thirty-second Sunday of the Year. Fr David Rocks considers the example of the wise virgins. Read more

Beyond the Horizon

Thursday, November 07, 2019

Thirty-Second Sunday of Ordinary Time (C)  |  Fr Matthew Jarvis contemplates the end of death, and our Christian hope in the life of the world to come.  Read more

Priestly Presents

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time (B)  |  Fr Richard Ounsworth calls us to renew our consecration to God as a priestly people.  Read more

Remembrance Sunday 2017

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

In England & Wales, today is kept as Remembrance Sunday, and one Requiem Mass is permitted on this day. The following homily by Fr Fabian Radcliffe OP is preached with this occasion in mind.Remembrance Sunday 2017 Read more

New Life

Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time (C)  |  Fr Aelred Connelly moves to a new Dominican community and reflects on how this experience is a participation in the life and mission of Christ. Read more

What is More Pleasing to God?

Thursday, November 05, 2015

Thirty-Second Sunday of the Year. fr Allan White contrasts the security of the rich with the vulnerability of the poor widow, to show how she is an icon of our Saviour, Jesus Christ. Read more

Made Great in His Greatness

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Thirty-Second Sunday of the Year. Fr David Goodill urges us to see how through Jesus Christ our failures can be made into God's great work. Read more

Sitting in Judgment

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Thirty-Second Sunday of the Year. Fr Fergus Kerr shows us two ways to see the story of the widow's might. Read more

Don't Just Hang Around

Sunday, November 06, 2011

An Explosive Development

Sunday, November 07, 2010
Thirty-Second Sunday of the Year. Fr Richard Conrad explores how God's people came to understand the fullness of our future hope. Read more
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