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Follow Me

(Romans 12, 9-21; Matt. 16, 21-28.) There’s a version of the Gospel that is preached by some evangelists, particularly some of the tele-evangelists in the United States, which says that if you live according to what the Bible teaches, pray … Continue reading

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Coming Down from the Mountain

 2 Peter 1, 16-19; Luke 9, 28-36 I once read an article  about a man who had been the youngest member of the team that climbed Mount Everest for the first time in 1953. He had high hopes of being … Continue reading

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Good Friday Reflection

  Psalm 221-21; Mark 14.53- 15 end.   Today we reach the conclusion of the Holy Week story; perhaps the inevitable conclusion.   We have heard how Jesus rode into Jerusalem, riding on a beast of burden, fulfilling the prophesy … Continue reading

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Carry your Cross.

 Deuteronomy 30, 15-20; Luke 14, 25-33. In today’s readings we get two different pictures of the religious life. In Deuteronomy we get what might be called the prosperity gospel – which was a theme which ran through many of the … Continue reading

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Waiting for the End Times

(Advent -2. Year B. Hebrews 10, 11-25; Mark 13, 1-8) Do you like watching disaster movies? One of our children was devoted to the film ‘The Towering Inferno’. I lost count of how many times we saw all those different … Continue reading

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Take Time

(Ephesians 2, 11-22; Mark 6, 30-34 & 53-56) Do you like sandwiches? I like having them as a meal, because I don’t usually have to prepare them. Either we buy them, or my husband makes them, because his sandwiches are … Continue reading

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The Good Shepherd

Easter 4. Year B. Psalm 23. John 10, (1-)11- 18 I don’t suppose many of us know much about sheep. We live in a suburban environment. We may see a few sheep on the hillsides in the green belt from … Continue reading

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