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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

Thirtieth Sunday of the Year

Cycle: A - 26th October 2014: Be Perfect

Benedict Jonak O.P.

When St Thomas Aquinas reflects on relations between the state and the Church, he postulates that even if humanity had not fallen, even if it were a... more »

Cycle: A - 26th October 2008: What Think Ye of Christ?

Richard Finn O.P.

Which is the greatest commandment? This is almost the final question. In Matthew's Gospel Jesus must answer many questions - from critics, from... more »

Cycle: A - 23rd October 2005: Love in Action

David McLean O.P.

In today's Gospel Jesus is asked to name the greatest commandment, but answers with two. Around the time of Jesus it was a contentious issue as to... more »

Cycle: A - 27th October 2002: What is Love?

Anthony Axe O.P.

Lust is at one end of the spectrum of popular ideas about love today, and at the other end love is spelt L-U-R-V-E.Lurve is the subject of countless... more »

Cycle: B - 25th October 2009: Take Heart, He Is Calling You

Dermot Morrin O.P.

The character Bartimaeus leaps out from the pages of Mark's Gospel and stays with us as we go on our way from Sunday to Sunday. He becomes a... more »

Cycle: B - 29th October 2006: Believing is Seeing

Duncan Campbell O.P.

The Gospel is about a beggar who was blind being instantly healed. It was enough to lift him out of such total destitution as we can hardly imagine... more »

Cycle: B - 26th October 2003: The Hopes of Bartimaeus

Jonathan Fleetwood O.P.

Today's Gospel relates the cure of the blind beggar, Bartimaeus. This is a threshold 'wonder'. But why 'threshold'?Because it occurs on the threshold... more »

Cycle: C - 27th October 2013: Humble Prayer

Richard Finn O.P.

There’s no doubting the good deeds of our Pharisee! His fasting, his tithes, are exemplary. Like his prayer in the Temple, they are a public... more »

Cycle: C - 24th October 2010: Out of Step?

Leo Edgar O.P.

Doesn't it seem strange how incredibly frustrating 'virtuous' people can be? In reality, of course, it is not their virtue that frustrates us, but... more »

Cycle: C - 28th October 2007: What We Are Not

John Farrell O.P.

How are we to enter the prayerfulness of Jesus? How are we to enter this temple of his prayerfulness along with these two men in today's... more »

Cycle: C - 24th October 2004: How do you pray?

Rudolf Loewenstein O.P.

One of the questions that anyone who seeks to enter a seminary or religious institute or order is bound to be asked is how they pray, and what they... more »

Cycle: C - 28th October 2001: When is a sermon ...?

Duncan Campbell O.P.

This is a sermon. A sermon is usually spoken, but can be written to be read, like this. It is an uninterrupted talk, like a lecture, but is meant to... more »