SUNDAY 14- July 03

On first reading all today’s Scriptures seem a little obtuse, vague and even contradictory. They can be difficult to understand. Why on earth would Jesus instruct the “seventy others …. to salute no one on the road?” [TODAY’S GOSPEL – LUKE 10: 1 – 12. 17 – 20] Is this not somewhat unfriendly and counterproductive […]

SUNDAY 13 – June 26

“For freedom Christ has set us free; stand fast therefore, and do not submit again to a yoke of slavery. …. you were called to freedom.” This is the crux of Paul’s teaching in TODAY’S NEW TESTAMENT READING [GALATIANS 5: 1. 13 – 18].Notice how Paul emphasises the word freedom which he uses three times […]

SUNDAY 12 – June 19

An essential element of Jesus’ ministry was to establish an acceptance in us of the fact that we are bound together through, in and with him. We believe therefore, as Saint Paul tells us in TODAY’S NEW TESTAMENT READING [GALATIANS 3: 26 – 29], that “in Christ Jesus you are all (children) of God, through […]

SUNDAY 11- June 12

There exists an essential connection between praise and thanksgiving. These two are constantly, repeatedly and firmly joined throughout the Psalms which speak of the Lords’s goodness, his unfailing love, and the way in which he cares and provides for his faithful people. A good example appears in Psalm 10 where we read “I will praise […]