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Our Personal Gift to Mary

Monday, March 23, 2020

Solemnity of the Annunciation  |  Archbishop Malcolm McMahon OP preaches on the occasion of the Rededication of England to Our Lady. Read more

Christ the Kindly Light

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Fourth Sunday of Lent (A)  |  Fr Robert Ombres considers Christ as the Light who helps us to see in dark times. Read more

Thirsting for the Old, Thirsting for the New

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Third Sunday of Lent (A)  |  Fr Colin Carr contemplates the drama of the God who thirsts for our faith, and who comes seeking us.  Read more

Consecrated in Prayer

Thursday, March 05, 2020

Second Sunday of Lent (C) Fr Robert Gay encourages us to find time to encounter God in prayer because he transforms all our Lenten observances and lightens our burdens. Read more

Battle Ready

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

First Sunday of Lent (A)  |  Br Samuel Burke surveys our battleplan for Lent. Read more

Remember that you are dust...

Sunday, February 23, 2020

Ash Wednesday  |  Fr Toby Lees ponders death, our mortality, and the present time for conversion. Read more

Vengeance is Mine!

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)  |  Fr Luke Doherty exhorts us to abandon vengeance in every aspect of our lives. Read more

Meer is in U!

Friday, February 14, 2020

Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time (A)  |  Fr Robert Eccles teases out the meaning of the Sermon on the Mount, and he considers the charge that it is impractical or unrealistic. Read more

From Israel to the World

Friday, February 07, 2020

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)  |  Fr Euan Marley considers the challenge of the universal mission contained in St Matthew's Gospel. Read more

Piercing the Darkness

Saturday, February 01, 2020

Presentation of the Lord  |  Fr David Rocks contemplates the virtues of Our Lady and the light of hope that unites her to her Son. Read more

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