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Response: Crime Statistics 2014

↓ DOWNLOAD (PDF 254kb) RESPONSE September 25th, 2014 Crime Statistics 2014 The national crime statistics released on Friday 19th September, covering the period 2013-2014 makes for very dispiriting reading. Oliver Goldsmith’s words come to mind ‘ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey.’ The total number of crimes for the period totalled 2 ...

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TWENTY SEVENTH SUNDAY, YEAR A – 05 OCTOBER

The other evening I noticed an advertisement on television. It concerned the birth of a child together with proud, loving and caring parents. It ended with the words: "When a baby is born, a promise is made." As soon as this Sunday’s readings came up for reflection the advertisement came to ...

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TWENTY SIXTH SUNDAY, YEAR A – 28 SEPTEMBER

The principal message of TODAY’S GOSPEL is twofold: {i} deeds are decisive, not words; and {ii} we should not become disinterested, critical, bystanders. However, the foundation for a deep understanding of this very simple parable - together with its personal challenge to "the chief priests and elders" - must be found ...

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TWENTY FIFTH SUNDAY, YEAR A – 21 SEPTEMBER

TODAY’S ENTRANCE ANTIPHON is a splendid, even if accidental, continuation of last week’s reflection of his Cross and our crosses in life and living. "I am the salvation of the people, says the Lord. Should the cry to me in any distress, I will hear them, and I will be ...

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EXALTATION OF THE CROSS – 14 SEPTEMBER

The Psalms are SCRIPTURE, and so intend to instruct us. Yes, they are also prayers but prayer is intended, among other things, to instruct and challenge us. Today we are instructed to remember and learn some fundamental lessons. The RESPONSE to OUR PSALM tells us to "never forget the deeds of the ...

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August 2014 | Volume 1, Issue 7

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