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First reading: 1 Kgs 19:4-8 Psalm: Ps 33:2-9 Second Reading: Eph 4:30-5:2 Gospel: John 6:41-51 When I came and joined the seminary in Melbourne in 2007, one thing I found fascinating in Australian conversation is the way questions are answered with negatives. For example the question: ‘How are you going today?’ You answer: ‘Not bad.’ […]
First Reading: Exodus 16:2-4, 12-15 Psalm: Psalm 77 (78): 3-4, 23-25, 54 Second Reading: Ephesians 4:17, 20-24 Gospel: John 6:24-35 As a seminarian, and even now as priest, one of the questions, people would ask me at first meeting is why did I decide to become a priest. Early in my formation I would immediately […]