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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

Sixth Sunday of the Year

Cycle: A - 13th February 2014: Abolishing and Fulfilling

Dermot Morrin O.P.

There is a difference between building a home and building a house. There is a difference between being faithful to a spouse and simply staying... more »

Cycle: A - 13th February 2011: An Angry Jesus

Euan Marley O.P.

I sometime think I could do with a course in anger management. I can go weeks without being angry. I really need to get organised. Unfortunately... more »

Cycle: B - 15th February 2015: The Church's Healing Touch?

David Sanders O.P.

There is a story, it may be apocryphal, about an upper class lady in Oxford who attended mass soon after the new ruling about the kiss of peace was... more »

Cycle: B - 12th February 2012: Jesus Stretched Out His Hand

David Goodill O.P.

Most of us live somewhere in-between. The in-between can be a place of hope, where we are held in the promises of Jesus Christ, or a place of... more »

Cycle: B - 15th February 2009: Reaching Out

Vivian Boland O.P.

On the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel is Michelangelo's famous painting of the creation of Adam, in which the outstretched hand of God the Creator... more »

Cycle: B - 12th February 2006: Back into the Camp

Charles Dominique O.P.

Here in the Caribbean the concept of the "gated community" is becoming prevalent, with those with the means moving into these communities. By living... more »

Cycle: B - 16th February 2003: Outside the Camp

Simon Francis Gaine O.P.

Mark gives us two signs in today's Gospel. Each sign tells us something about Jesus and his mission. The first is the healing of a leper. The second... more »

Cycle: C - 14th February 2010: As Blessed as the Poor

Piers Linley O.P.

First we have set aside the more familiar 'beatitudes' found in Matthew's gospel. 'Blessed are the poor in spirit'. Matthew gives us a spiritualised,... more »

Cycle: C - 11th February 2007: Blessedness, happiness or something else?

Benjamin Earl O.P.

Today's account of the beatitudes from St Luke's Gospel is rather more "down to earth" than St Matthew's version: and not just because in St Luke's... more »

Cycle: C - 15th February 2004: Heaven Here and Now

Gordian Marshall O.P.

A number of years ago when I was working in a prison, one of the inmates compared his life in prison to my life in a religious order. He put aside... more »

Cycle: C - 11th February 2001: A Sermon that Heals

Gordian Marshall O.P.

Suffering, loneliness, illness are things that nobody wants. We do our best to get rid of them. Doctors, nurses, researchers, social workers, people... more »