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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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Twenty-Fifth Sunday of the Year

19th September 2010: Free Slaves of God

Richard J. Ounsworth O.P.

We must always remember, as we are often told in sermons, that 'Gospel' means 'good news'. This may be almost a cliché, but it is one that... more »

Cycle: A - 21st September 2014: God's Generosity

Thomas Skeats O.P.

A fellow Dominican once suggested to me that envy is one of those sins which members of religious communities very rarely seem to confess. And yet it... more »

Cycle: A - 18th September 2011: Putting Food on the Table

Richard Conrad O.P.

As so often, the main actor in today's parable does not behave true to life. No normal householder would pay the same wages to those who worked... more »

Cycle: A - 21st September 2008: Your Conversation in Christ

Edward Booth O.P.

In St Paul's thought, it is by the painful Passion and death of Our Lord, and by the power of his Resurrection, that Christ has won dominance over... more »

Cycle: A - 18th September 2005: A Passport to Heaven?

Gordian Marshall O.P.

Paul is very confident about life beyond death, and that it is going to be something he will enjoy -- so much so that he gives the impression that he... more »

Cycle: A - 22nd September 2002: God's Generosity

David Goodill O.P.

Can we expect to be given gifts? If a friend, having received a gift, turns to us and says 'I was expecting this,' will we not be a little hurt? Yet... more »

Cycle: B - 23rd September 2012: Challenged to Serve

Anthony Axe O.P.

We tend to side with the people who agree with us or with arguments we find congenial to our own views. We read the newspapers which complement the... more »

Cycle: B - 20th September 2009: Death and Glory

Colin Carr O.P.

We think we know what counts as winning: doing better than other people; we think we know what counts as glory: everyone telling us how great we... more »

Cycle: B - 24th September 2006: Wisdom and Confidence

Gordian Marshall O.P.

In the letter of James the writer talks about wisdom. Just before today's extract begins he says that wisdom is not about theoretical knowledge but... more »

Cycle: B - 21st September 2003: Not for the weak?

Leon Pereira O.P.

Recently, a presenter on the radio was complaining about Christianity:I thought it was about gentleness and compassion, but instead all I heard was... more »

Cycle: C - 22nd September 2013: God our Saviour Desires All People to be Saved

John Farrell O.P.

The gem at the centre of the second reading could easily be missed in the flow of the text: “ God our Saviour desires all people to be saved... more »

Cycle: C - 23rd September 2007: Money, Sex and Power

David McLean O.P.

'No servant can be the slave of two masters. … You cannot be the slave both of God and of money.' This is one of the better known quotes from the... more »

Cycle: C - 19th September 2004: Clever Stupidity

Euan Marley O.P.

When I was eight, a friend at school came up with a scheme to make money. He would buy goldfish at fifty pence, or whatever it was in old money, and... more »

Cycle: C - 23rd September 2001: Working Practice and the Gospel

Jonathan Fleetwood O.P.

Today's gospel asks us to look at some of our daily working practices and apply them in a religious context. There are good insights to be drawn from... more »