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EIGHTEENTH SUNDAY, YEAR A – 03 AUGUST

Do we really believe AND ACCEPT that God loves us? Belief is one thing. Faith is another. Real faith means acceptance - full and wholehearted. I often think that THIS SUNDAY’S SECOND READING should be known word for word by every Christian. Therein Paul lists a fairly comprehensive list of ...

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DHC Update July 2014

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THIS AS A PDF DOCUMENT   97% !!!! 97% ‐ that’s the percentage of construction costs we have now reached, with just a further R1M needed to complete the construction. Huge thanks to an anonymous donor who recently deposited R3M in our bank account. And we still need to ...

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SEVENTEENTH SUNDAY, YEAR A – 27 JULY

"Tradition is not intended to shackle us to the past. Rather it is meant to change us, otherwise it becomes a mere ideology." I read this the other day in one of the theological journals to which I subscribe. As I read THIS SUNDAY’S GOSPEL I was stunned by ...

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Facing our failures

Russell Pollitt SJ The sexual abuse crisis that rocked the Catholic Church worldwide has been one of the most disillusioning things I have had to face as a priest. It is a source of shame, anger and frustration for many Catholics who love the church. Since the crisis erupted in the ...

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SIXTEENTH SUNDAY, YEAR A – 20 JULY

Some words from THIS SUNDAY’S OLD TESTAMENT READING will help restore the words righteous and righteousness to their true meaning ... "for your strength is the source of righteousness" ... and a little later reference is made to the "righteous man." These words have suffered because of their application to a ...

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FIFTEENTH SUNDAY – 13 JULY

I have become absolutely convinced that most of us are inclined to ‘sell ourselves short’ by undervaluing the fruits of our discipleship and the strengths we have developed in our commitment to both Lord and Gospel. We seem to be more aware of our failures and shortcomings - and there ...

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