Come whatever and no matter our age or state of life this Sunday’s readings have both a rich and fundamental message for every Christian disciple and member of the Church. Last week’s reflection might have been somewhat depressing or repugnant to a few but this Sunday we are provided with encouragement, hope as well as […]
One does not need to be a biblical scholar to wonder why St Paul insisted on repeatedly making the same point to the same community. “‘Freedom in everything’ [is the slogan]. Yes – but that doesn’t mean that I’ll surrender my freedom to anything.” (1 Corinthians 6:12) “Yes, ‘freedom in everything’; but not everything is […]
At: Blessed Sacrament Parish, 2 Newport Avenue, Virginia, Durban On: Monday 8 October Time: 6.00 for 6.30pm Guest speakers: Sylvester David OMI, Jane Argall and Paddy Kearney
“Would that all the Lord’s people were prophets, that the Lord would put his spirit upon them.” This text is taken from TODAY’S OLD TESTAMENT READING [NUMBERS 11: 25 – 29]. Make a careful and thoughtful reflection on all the verses of this extract from our scripture. Then ask yourself whether or not there is […]
There is an important difference between last week’s prediction of Jesus’ suffering, death and resurrection and what appears in TODAY’S GOSPEL [MARK 9: 30 – 37]. Too often these subtle differences pass us by without being noticed. Last week we were told that “the Son of Man must suffer … be rejected … killed, and […]
Friday 5 October 2018 to be observed as a Day of Fasting and Abstinence in the Archdiocese of Durban.