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Thursday, May 14, 2020
Sixth Sunday of Easter (A)  |  Fr Bruno Clifton speaks of our need for friendship and points to the One who is called alongside us to be another Friend.  Read more

Calming the Heart

Thursday, May 07, 2020

Fifth Sunday of Easter (A)  |  Fr Allan White speaks of the Word of God who teaches us and calms the human heart  Read more

Staying Safe

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Fourth Sunday of Easter (A)  |  Fr John Patrick Kenrick reminds us that true safety comes from being in union with Christ even if this demands patient suffering with him.  Read more

The Way Forward

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Third Sunday of Easter (A)  |  Fr Richard Conrad contemplates Jesus the Wayfarer who has gone far ahead of us to prepare the way for us.   Read more

Moulded in His Image

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Second Sunday of Easter (A)  |  Fr Richard Ounsworth says that by living lives of mercy we come anew every day to the Easter faith that St John’s Gospel calls us to accept. Read more

Easter 2020

Friday, April 10, 2020

Easter Sunday of the Lord's Resurrection  |  Fr Martin Ganeri invites us to renew and deepen our faith in the revelation of Christ's Resurrection. Read more

Good Friday 2020

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Friday of the Passion of the Lord  |  Fr Martin Ganeri points to Christ who dignifies us and gives us hope as we come face to face with our mortality in all its dimensions. Read more

Maundy Thursday 2020

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Thursday of the Lord's Supper (Maundy Thursday)  |  Fr Dermot Morrin contemplates the reality of life-giving charity that is symbolised by the washing of feet at the Lord's Supper.  Read more

Who Is This?

Thursday, April 02, 2020

Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion (A)  |  Fr Fergus Kerr invites us to rediscover the identity of Jesus as the drama of Holy Week unfolds once more, not only in our churches, but also in our homes and in our hearts. Read more

A New Horizon

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Fifth Sunday of Lent (A) |  Day of the Rededication of England to Our Lady as her Dowry: Fr Leo Edgar on disasters and the promise of victory. Read more

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