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CHRIST THE KING, Year A – 23 NOVEMBER

CHRIST THE KING! What does this really mean - in terms which us ordinary folk are able to understand and appreciate in our own contemporary world? In the 2014 Advent Reader which I put together, the point is made, in another context, of the difference between a title and a ...

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Crime and Family Life

by Frances Correia The murder of Senzo Meyiwa is front page news, and dominating social media. His shocking death has stunned us as a nation. Here is a young man who was a symbol of hope and an inspiration for many other young South Africans. His tragic death reminds us all ...

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Are Poor Sermons Leaving You Hungry?

by Fr Russell Pollitt SJ For well over a year now, on two continents, I have found myself sitting in the pews and a recipient of the Sunday homily. It’s been an interesting experience; I have heard some well-prepared, gifted and insightful preachers. Unfortunately, I have also heard some homilies that ...

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SUNDAY 33, Year A – 16 NOVEMBER

It is with an ever increasing frequency that I am surprised by the discovery in the Sunday readings of something never before noticed. I suppose I must have preached on THIS SUNDAY’S OLD TESTAMENT EXTRACT on innumerable occasions and never discerned something of real value. The value is to be found ...

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DEDICATION OF THE LATERAN BASILICA, Year A – 09 NOVEMBER

As stated a few weeks ago, only very few feast days take precedence over the set schedule of the Sunday cycle of the liturgy. So, this week we find the liturgy for Sunday 32, Year A being replaced with the texts for the anniversary of dedication of the Cathedral church ...

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ALL SAINTS, Year A – 02 NOVEMBER

So very often we fail TO BE what we are called TO BE! I am called to be priest - called by God and then called by the Church. However, I know all too well that so very often I have failed TO BE priest. Does this certain knowledge and experience cause me ...

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