TWENTY SEVENTH SUNDAY – October, 07

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 […]

TWENTY SIXTH SUNDAY – September 30

“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 […]

TWENTY FIFTH SUNDAY – September, 23

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 […]