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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

Name Calling

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Solemnity of the Birth of St John the Baptist  |  Fr Thomas Skeats explains the significance of the name given by God to St John. Read more

We Must Change!

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time (A)  |  Fr Thomas Skeats highlights the most challenging part of a strange and shocking parable. Read more

Lamb of God

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time (A) | Fr Thomas Skeats considers the implications of Jesus being called 'Lamb of God'.   Read more

Sharing the Life of God

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Holy Thursday. fr Thomas Skeats shows us how through celebrating the Lord's Supper we come to share in the life of God. Read more

The Power to Forgive

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Solemnity of Ss Peter and Paul. fr Thomas Skeats helps us to understand how evil can only be overcome through the power of forgiveness. Read more

God's Generosity

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Twenty-Fifth Sunday of the Year. fr Thomas Skeats describes how we grow through our participation in the generosity of God.
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Of His Kingdom There Will Be No End

Sunday, December 08, 2013

Second Sunday of Advent. Fr Thomas Skeats reflects on today's readings to show how we are called to share in God's Kingdom. Read more

Help My Unbelief

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Second Sunday of Easter (Low Sunday). Fr Thomas Skeats preaches on his doubting namesake. Read more

An Exalted Vocation

Thursday, June 02, 2011

The Ascension of the Lord. Fr Thomas Skeats tells us of the extraordinary dignity of our Christian mission. Read more

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