Monthly Archives: August 2015

20th Sunday of the Year

The Holiness of Mary The great Dominican theologian Herbert McCabe said of the Feast of the Immaculate Conception which we keep on the 8 December that “What is celebrated on 8 December is not a feast of the doctrine; we … Continue reading

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19th Sunday of the Year

Jesus Christ; word made flesh. Last week we looked at the first part of the discourse of Jesus on the bread of life. We considered how the words of Jesus were concerned with getting us to understand that this ‘bread’ … Continue reading

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18th Sunday of the Year

Jesus Christ; the bread of life. This week the Gospel takes us to the beginning of Jesus’ discourse on the bread of life. Very conscientiously the Evangelist has divided this discourse into two parts; the bread which is the teaching … Continue reading

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