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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-Fourth Sunday of the Year

Cycle: A - 11th September 2011: Sharing the Freedom of God

Martin Ganeri O.P.

In this chapter of St Matthew's Gospel Jesus reveals to us a God who is intensely keen on forgiving us and who is overjoyed when we turn back to... more »

Cycle: A - 11th September 2005: Remember and Forgive

Vivian Boland O.P.

This Sunday's readings challenge two pieces of popular wisdom. The first is that a person who has had a particular negative experience will... more »

Cycle: A - 15th September 2002: Seventy-seven times

Charles Dominique O.P.

It is not always easy to say one is sorry and it is even harder to ask for forgiveness. There is no doubt that there is great value in saying sorry... more »

Cycle: B - 16th September 2012: Living Faith

Gregory Pearson O.P.

Most people, I imagine, can think of an occasion when they’ve said one thing but done another – from the trivial “I think... more »

Cycle: B - 13th September 2009: A Tortured Relationship

Peter Clarke O.P.

'If anyone wants to be a follower of mine….' To me this is one of the most crucial statements in the whole of the Gospels. It forces me to ask... more »

Cycle: B - 17th September 2006: The Glory and the Shame

Neil Ferguson O.P.

Today's Gospel reading contains both the glory and the shame of being a follower of Christ. Glory in that, like Peter, we recognise and confess that... more »

Cycle: C - 15th September 2013: Rejoice with Me

Aelred Connelly O.P.

I am not one of nature’s ascetics. For me the Golden Calf and the Fatted Calf are one. There is nothing quite like a nice bit of Vitello... more »

Cycle: C - 12th September 2010: The Lost Son

Robert Ombres O.P.

The parable of the prodigal son must be among the best-known Bible stories. The title rolls off the tongue easily, and even many people who don't... more »

Cycle: C - 16th September 2007: Alienation and Mission

Jonathan Fleetwood O.P.

The full reading of today's Gospel comprises four sections: Jesus eats with the 'lost' sinners; the lost drachma; the lost sheep and the lost... more »

Cycle: C - 12th September 2004: A Heritage Restored

Jonathan Fleetwood O.P.

Today's Gospel reading is long, but it is only in seeing how the sections of it hang together that we can see its meaning as a whole. We have the... more »

Cycle: C - 16th September 2001: Lost and precious

Simon Francis Gaine O.P.

Jesus is in trouble again. This time it's his attitude to 'sinners' that has provoked the scribes and pharisees. Jesus seems to be just too open to... more »