TWENTY FOURTH SUNDAY – September, 16

“With God at its centre, the human spirit is indomitable. It thrives in adversity.” {DANIEL J. O’LEARY: Prism of love – God’s colours in everyday life: Columba Press: Page 58} The same author goes on to quote the poet Albert Camus – “in the middle of my winter I discovered an invincible summer.” All of […]

TWENTY THIRD SUNDAY – September, 09

TODAY’S GOSPEL EXTRACT [MARK 7: 31 – 37] records some apparently puzzling words of Jesus. “And he charged them to tell no one; but the more he charged them, the more zealously they proclaimed it.” Did he realistically expect those who had witnessed the healing miracle to remain silent? There are a number of interesting […]