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Today the Church celebrates the Feast of St Augustine, one of the great witnesses of God’s love, care and forgiveness. It is a privilege to have him with us to chat with today. Junjun Faithbook: St Augustine, thank you and welcome to my blog. You know I always admire you because you are such […]
Homily for 21st Sunday in Ordinary Time year B 2012 As I look at all of you here today in this Mass, I can’t help but give thanks and praise to God for the gift of faith he has given to each and everyone of us. Yes, I really meant it. In fact I can’t […]
Homily for Sunday XXI B 2012 I will begin tonight by saying something about the passage we’ve just heard from the letter to the Ephesians. At first hearing you might think the apostle Paul is trying to keep women in their place, but it is not that at all. It is an extended metaphor about […]
Sunday XX B 2012 For the past few weeks I have been insisting on the frequent use by rabbis of ‘bread’ as an image or metaphor for knowledge of God, which is true wisdom. The same thinking underlies today’s first reading from the book of Proverbs. Wisdom has built herself a house […] she has […]