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The Church's Healing Touch?

fr David ask us to reflect on how we can brings Christ's healing presence to those most alone in the world.

by David Sanders O.P.
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Liturgical Index

Second Sunday of Easter (Low Sunday)

Cycle: A - 27th April 2014: Lord, Help My Unbelief

Anthony Axe O.P.

Faith is a notoriously slippery customer. It is difficult to understand and difficult to grasp because it seems to come and go. For this reason,... more »

Cycle: A - 1st May 2011: The Soil of Love

Richard Finn O.P.

Just as the bands that had shrouded him in death could not hold him, nor the stone seal the tomb, so now the locked doors, behind which the disciples... more »

Cycle: A - 30th March 2008: The Lord Added To Their Number

Michael Platts O.P.

St Paul tells us, in his First Letter to the Corinthians,I want you to understand that on the one hand no one can be speaking under the influence of... more »

Cycle: A - 3rd April 2005: Experiencing the Risen Word

Aidan Nichols O.P.

In the First Eucharistic Prayer we profess that our faith 'comes to us from the apostles'. Today in the Gospel we have an example of what this means,... more »

Cycle: A - 7th April 2002: Like New-Born Babes

Edward Booth O.P.

The plainchant music and words for this Sunday have an unforgettable seductive quality:Quasimodo geniti infantes ...Like new-born babes, long for the... more »

Cycle: B - 15th April 2012: Help My Unbelief

Thomas Skeats O.P.

It is often said that society today is disfigured by a culture of suspicion and mistrust – distrust of our banks, of our political process, of... more »

Cycle: B - 19th April 2009: Who Can Overcome the World?

David Sanders O.P.

In St John's Gospel Jesus says 'I have overcome the world'. He means the world in so far as the world is marked by sin and death. And that world is... more »

Cycle: B - 23rd April 2006: The Touch of the Word

John Kenrick O.P.

Saint John tells us that, on the same day that the disciples first hear about the resurrection, Jesus himself appears to them and gives them the... more »

Cycle: B - 27th April 2003: The Peace of Reconciliation

Austin Milner O.P.

On the first Easter Sunday the disciples were gathered together, the doors were locked, but suddenly they became aware that Jesus was standing among... more »

Cycle: C - 7th April 2013: Seeing and Believing

Robert Pollock O.P.

On the day of the Resurrection Jesus, the risen Christ, appeared early in the morning to Mary Magdalene, who eventually recognised him; he commanded... more »

Cycle: C - 11th April 2010: Blind Faith?

Benjamin Earl O.P.

If I told you that I had won the lottery last weekend you would probably not believe me. You know, probably, that the odds against that are... more »

Cycle: C - 15th April 2007: Progress in the Life of the Spirit

Rudolf Loewenstein O.P.

Many of us will at one time or another have been confronted by the following question: 'But why do we have to go to Confession?' Certainly I can... more »

Cycle: C - 18th April 2004: Believe and Rejoice!

Simon Francis Gaine O.P.

What's the point in believing? To put it crudely: what's in it for us? Does believing in Jesus' resurrection leave us exactly where we were before?... more »

Cycle: C - 22nd April 2001: Peace be with you

Thomas Kearns O.P.

'Peace' is a word which looms large in the Christian vocabulary. 'Peace be with you' is the greeting that Jesus gives to his disciples when he comes... more »