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Fifth Sunday of Lent

Cycle: A - 6th April 2014: The Power of God's Love and Mercy

John Kenrick O.P.

What has the Resurrection of Christ to do with all other human beings, both those who have lived and those yet to be born? The readings today help us... more »

Cycle: A - 10th April 2011: The Gift of Life

David McLean O.P.

A theme for today is friendship: something we sometimes take for granted. If popular magazines are anything to go by, we don't spend much time... more »

Cycle: A - 9th March 2008: Veiling and Unveiling

Richard J. Ounsworth O.P.

There are two strange ironies in today's liturgy. First, as we enter the last two weeks of Lent, traditionally called 'Passiontide', and turn our... more »

Cycle: A - 13th March 2005: Seduced by the Resurrection

Martin Ganeri O.P.

I am the Resurrection. If anyone believes in me, even though he dies he will live, and whoever lives and believes in me will never die.Christians are... more »

Cycle: A - 17th March 2002: New Life and Old

Robert Pollock O.P.

Today's gospel describes an encounter between the Christ and the sisters of the dead Lazarus.Encounters with God abound in the Scriptures. Each one... more »

Cycle: B - 25th March 2012: Poison and Antidote

Richard Finn O.P.

John's Gospel is building to a show-down. You can feel the rising tension. The Pharisees are watching for an opportunity to attack Jesus. And... more »

Cycle: B - 29th March 2009: Keeping Company with the Lord

Theodore Taylor O.P.

Jesus is near his end in the gospel of today. The acclamation of Palm Sunday is over and the crowds melt away. Jewish plotting for his arrest is... more »

Cycle: B - 2nd April 2006: Seeing the Christ

Benjamin Earl O.P.

From time to time, probably, all Christians ask themselves, 'what would it have been like to have been in the gospels, to have seen Christ face to... more »

Cycle: B - 6th April 2003: A Voice Came From Heaven

Edward Booth O.P.

Our Lord's words establish a direct relationship between the grain of wheat falling into the ground, seeming dead in itself and corrupting in the... more »

Cycle: C - 17th March 2013: From His Silence

Timothy J. Calvert O.P.

When the disciples were caught in the middle of a sudden storm they cried to the sleeping Jesus to save them, and he awoke and sent the tempest to... more »

Cycle: C - 21st March 2010: Know Yourself

David Goodill O.P.

Researchers have recently discovered that honesty makes for good relationships. If you are honest and objective about yourself, you will tend to have... more »

Cycle: C - 25th March 2007: Pressing On

Austin Milner O.P.

We are preparing to celebrate the paschal mystery and in our preparation we have to try not only to come to a better understanding of this mystery... more »

Cycle: C - 28th March 2004: Welcome Home

Timothy Radcliffe O.P.

One of our deepest needs is to be at home. We need a place in which we may flourish and be ourselves. All of today's readings show us how we may find... more »

Cycle: C - 1st April 2001: A New Deed

Aelred Connelly O.P.

'See, I am doing a new deed, even now it comes to light; can you see it?' In the Hebrew Scriptures we read of God's continual offer of renewal to his... more »