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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.

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Liturgical Index

Seventeenth Sunday of the Year

Cycle: A - 24th July 2014: Called to Richness

Lawrence Lew O.P.

God marvels that Solomon, although he was "but a little child" (1 Kgs 3:7), did not ask for riches, or the other kinds of things that young men are... more »

Cycle: A - 24th July 2011: Wisdom's Worth

Simon Francis Gaine O.P.

Some of Jesus' parables tell us exactly how much his wisdom is worth and what it costs, what it costs us. He tells of a merchant looking for fine... more »

Cycle: A - 24th July 2005: Wisdom Both Ancient and New

Peter Hunter O.P.

When we try to find out about the world around us, when we try to think about the meaning of human life, when we seek answers to the questions human... more »

Cycle: A - 28th July 2002: Three Parables

Peter H. Harries O.P.

Three short parables today. After a couple of weeks of long agricultural parables we get three short parables suitable for city dwellers, the world... more »

Cycle: B - 29th July 2012: The Spirit Enlarges Our Hearts

Richard Conrad O.P.

Occasionally, God provides food and drink miraculously, as for the widow Elijah stayed with, or when Elisha fed the hundred. Jesus turned water into... more »

Cycle: B - 26th July 2009: Fasting and Feasting

Dominic White O.P.

Even in these tough times, we still assume a lot will be there as normal. Like electricity, for example. A couple of winters ago, there was quite a... more »

Cycle: B - 30th July 2006: Christ our Passover

Peter H. Harries O.P.

Our Gospel passage from John is set shortly before the Jewish feast of Passover. In Jesus's time this was always a tense holiday period, particularly... more »

Cycle: B - 27th July 2003: Food in due season

Vivian Boland O.P.

Elisha, through the power of God, fed a hundred men with twenty barley loaves and fresh grain, and had some over. Jesus of Nazareth, through the... more »

Cycle: C - 25th July 2010: The Praying Game

Mark Edney O.P.

'I am their father, says God. Our father who art in heaven. My son told them all about my being their father. […] That's how they seem to me... more »

Cycle: C - 29th July 2007: Asking and Being Asked

Robert Pollock O.P.

When we ask a question we expect an answer. In the course of our lives, we ask, and we must ask, many questions. We ask questions for different... more »

Cycle: C - 25th July 2004: Praying into Divine Friendship

Timothy J. Calvert O.P.

'Dear God, you don't usually hear from me, but there's something I'd like you to take care of.'If a character on a soap opera is shown praying, we... more »

Cycle: C - 29th July 2001: Asking God

Richard J. Ounsworth O.P.

Petitionary prayer - asking God for the things we need, or even just for things we want - is a very peculiar activity; after all, surely God already... more »