Category Archives: Cycle A – The Year of Matthew 2017

Fourth Sunday of the Year

How Happy are you? Apparently not very if you were born after 1957. Why? Well believe it or not, according to researchers at Warwick University, 1957 was the happi- est year in the UK of the last century. So perhaps … Continue reading

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Third Sunday of the Year

Beginning the Journey with Matthew This year of 2017, will see us walk our pathway of discipleship with Matthew as our evangelist. The three yearly cycle of the Lectionary is a treasure, since it allows our minds to develop a … Continue reading

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Second Sunday of the Year

The Chosen One of God. It is perhaps one of the great unanswered questions: Can we ever know what was in the mind of Jesus? How did he understand what he was undertaking? The Church has of course contemplated this … Continue reading

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08.01.2016 Epiphany

What then can I bring him?  Christina Rosetti’s well-loved carol, from which the line above comes, always manages to bring a lump to the throat when we sing it. I think it’s because the words seem to transport us to … Continue reading

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Mary Mother of God- 2nd Week of Christmas

JUST A THOUGHT Thinking of the Family With Christmas day falling on a Sunday our liturgical antennae may have gone a bit askew. Ordinarily the Sunday within the Octave of Christmas would be the Feast of the Holy Family. But … Continue reading

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