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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

Twenty-First Sunday of the Year

Cycle: A - 24th August 2014: What's in a Name?

Richard Finn O.P.

What’s in a name? These days, perhaps not much more than a dash of fantasy fiction. Who knows whether little Theon or Daenerys will share or... more »

Cycle: A - 21st August 2011: The Unvarnished Truth

Dominic Ryan O.P.

Last Friday evening I watched as a group of young pilgrims gathered at St Dominic's Priory in London. The pilgrims had come together from across... more »

Cycle: A - 24th August 2008: To Kneel where Worship has been Valid

Piers Linley O.P.

Let's begin with a poem by an American Benedictine priest who only began writing poetry at the age of seventy- five. (I discovered his work when I... more »

Cycle: A - 21st August 2005: You are Rock

Leon Pereira O.P.

A young man who left the Catholic Church for another church said, 'I couldn't stay in a church that cared more about rules than people'. It saddened... more »

Cycle: A - 25th August 2002: Peter's Keys

David Sanders O.P.

If we have Jesus why should we bother about a church?You sometimes hear this view expressed, especially when the Church has been accused of scandals... more »

Cycle: B - 23rd August 2009: Hard Sayings

Richard J. Ounsworth O.P.

Today finally brings us to the end of this long chapter of St John's Gospel, and Jesus's sermon on himself as the bread of life. And today we are... more »

Cycle: B - 27th August 2006: Something Never Heard Before

Dermot Morrin O.P.

For five weeks we have been reading the long discourse on the bread of life and reflecting on the Eucharist. But in today's gospel, Jesus talks about... more »

Cycle: B - 24th August 2003: Choose whom you wish to serve

Rudolf Loewenstein O.P.

In our lives today we have many needs, and although our needs may change over time, there will always be, among other things, the basic necessities... more »

Cycle: C - 25th August 2013: From East and West

Neil Ferguson O.P.

One of the features of God’s creation is the great variety there is the world. Not only a variety of terrains, plants and animals, but also of... more »

Cycle: C - 22nd August 2010: To Live is to Move

Colin Carr O.P.

Why does the Church get us to listen to the Bible at Mass week by week? Why do we have to hear about Put and Lud and Moshech, which were marginal... more »

Cycle: C - 26th August 2007: The First and the Last

Gordian Marshall O.P.

Many years ago I was in conversation with a young Muslim student. He was explaining to me that, if I died without confessing belief in Allah and... more »