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Preaching

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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

Eleventh Sunday of the Year

Cycle: A - 15th June 2008: No Fear of Failure

Aidan Nichols O.P.

'When Jesus saw the crowds, he had compassion for them, because they were harassed and helpless, like sheep without a shepherd.' One of the sayings... more »

Cycle: A - 12th June 2005: Trusted with a Mission

Michael Demkovich O.P.

In each of our childhoods there came a moment when we were entrusted by our parents with a task, sent on an errand or instructed to "watch" a younger... more »

Cycle: B - 17th June 2012: The Sovereign Gift

Colin Carr O.P.

When you tell a joke and somebody stares blankly at you, you know they haven’t got it; and you know that if you explain it, it might finally... more »

Cycle: B - 18th June 2006: Crazy Sparrows

Richard Conrad O.P.

Sometimes we take Our Lord's words too seriously. We forget that, being human, and indeed Jewish, he had a sense of humour. So, when we hear his... more »

Cycle: C - 16th June 2013: Mercy Ever New

Allan White O.P.

The celebrated American twentieth century evangelist Billy Sunday once said ‘I am against sin. I’ll kick it as long as I’ve got a... more »

Cycle: C - 13th June 2010: Your Sins Are Forgiven

Duncan Campbell O.P.

Today's Gospel seems very congenial to our modern ears. There is kindness and support shown to a sinner. The sanctimonious and upright are rebuked,... more »

Cycle: C - 17th June 2007: The Women in His Life

Piers Linley O.P.

All four Gospels tell of Jesus being anointed by a woman, and down the centuries the four accounts have, naturally enough, been considered together... more »

Cycle: C - 13th June 2004: In the House of Simon

Aidan Nichols O.P.

Today's Gospel shows the kind of thing that can go wrong even at the best-organised dinner-party. The meal in the house of Simon was meant to be a... more »

Cycle: C - 17th June 2001: Who is this who forgives sins?

Denis Geraghty O.P.

The accounts found in Mark and Matthew of the anointing of Jesus by a woman are both connected with his passion, as his anointing for burial. In... more »