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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

Third Sunday of the Year

Cycle: A - 26th January 2014: To The Ends of the Earth

Colin Carr O.P.

Last week we read about the Lord’s servant being given a greater commission than the original one – It is not enough for you to restore... more »

Cycle: A - 23rd January 2011: You Are Not Alone

Anthony Axe O.P.

A few years ago, someone invited me to take part in an exercise with a team of fire-fighters. We wore fire-proof clothing and breathing apparatus... more »

Cycle: A - 27th January 2008: The Circle of Light

Colin Carr O.P.

The way Matthew tells it, Jesus lived a dangerous life right from the start. As a baby he had to flee the family home in Bethlehem because of a... more »

Cycle: A - 23rd January 2005: Silent Schism

Thomas Crean O.P.

I beseech you, brethren, that there be no schisms among you.St Paul is warning the Church at Corinth against the danger of divisions, or literally,... more »

Cycle: A - 27th January 2002: Fishers of Men

Timothy J. Calvert O.P.

Many of us, at one time or another, dream of leaving everything behind. All the ties and responsibilities that nail us down, all the daily drudge,... more »

Cycle: B - 25th January 2015: Chosen to Witness

Allan White O.P.

If you were interviewing prospective apostles what would you be looking for? Somebody who was loyal, honest, trustworthy? What about Peter in the... more »

Cycle: B - 22nd January 2012: Putting Everything in Context

Fergus Kerr O.P.

'Let those who have wives live as though they had none, and those who mourn as though they were not mourning, and those who rejoice as though... more »

Cycle: B - 25th January 2009: The Form of this World

Austin Milner O.P.

'The form of this world is passing away' (1 Corinthians 7.31). At the time when St. Paul wrote these words he believed that the present form of this... more »

Cycle: B - 22nd January 2006: Answering the Call

Duncan Campbell O.P.

The Gospel was written to help explain how there began a 'Christ' movement -- what has come to be the Church. It began with the son of a village... more »

Cycle: B - 26th January 2003: Repent! Again!

Fabian Radcliffe O.P.

Only a few weeks ago we were in Advent, and we heard the message:Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is close at hand.So we prepared ourselves for the... more »

Cycle: C - 27th January 2013: United in Christ

Fabian Radcliffe O.P.

The rather long second reading at today’s Mass is about body parts, and the way the variety of different parts of the human body make up a... more »

Cycle: C - 24th January 2010: In Your Hearing

Michael Demkovich O.P.

In an age of empty chatter, where people tweet their meaningless activities to a worldwide audience, where politicians equivocate, shameless in their... more »

Cycle: C - 21st January 2007: The Word Dwells Among Us

Brendan Slevin O.P.

News has spread about Jesus and his teaching throughout Galilee, he has travelled from synagogue to synagogue teaching but now he takes that bold... more »

Cycle: C - 25th January 2004: Unity, Diversity and God's Salvation

David McLean O.P.

There is a human tendency to create dualisms or divisions. So we perceive opposing forces of good and evil at work around us. Human beings are seen... more »

Cycle: C - 21st January 2001: God's Spirit of Power

John Orme Mills O.P.

Imagine what it was like to be in that synagogue in Nazareth.Stories have circulated about this amazing local man who has been baptized by John the... more »