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Communion with God in Jesus: The Message of the Prophet

Homily delivered on the 14th Sunday in Ordinary time  year B  (July 8,2012) Morning Prayer  of the Church             Evening prayer of the Church  Last week, I’ve noted in my homily the fact that whether we like it or not, we’ve got the responsibility to show care and concern for the whole […]

The Marks of the True Prophet

Homily for the 14th  Sunday in Ordinary time 2012 (year B) One of my favourite cartoon characters is Garfield.  I like his clever and short lines but have substance in it. One of the  things he said which made me think really is this: ‘I can’t like everything, because a lot of stuff stinks.’ It takes time […]

Prophets and Prophecy

 Homily for Sunday XIV B 2012 Today’s readings focus on prophets and prophecy, so perhaps we need to clarify our ideas about who and what they are. Prophecy was a revelation from God to the prophet, which it was his task to transmit to others. It was not necessarily prediction, although it often did involve […]

Doubt and faith: Healthy tension

Reflection on the Feast of St Thomas, the Apostle (3 July 2012) Morning prayer of the Church                                   Evening prayer of  the Church Today is the feast of St Thomas, the apostle. He is popularly dubbed as the ‘doubting Thomas’ […]