The Gospel According to Matthew – 2017.02.12 The Law Jesus said to his disciples: ‘Do not imagine that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets. I have come not to abolish but to complete them. I tell you solemnly, till heaven and earth disappear, not one dot, not one […]Read more "A Homily – Matthew 5: 17 – 37 ©"
The Gospel According to Matthew – 2017.02.05 Shine and be Tasty Jesus said to his disciples, ‘You are the salt of the earth. But if salt becomes tasteless, what can make it salty again? It is good for nothing, and can only be thrown out to be trampled underfoot by men. […]Read more "A Homily – Matthew 5: 13 – 16 ©"
2nd Reading – The Epistle – 2017.01.29 The Weak and the Foolish Take yourselves for instance, brothers, at the time when you were called: how many of you were wise in the ordinary sense of the word, how many were influential people, or came from noble families? No, it was to shame […]Read more "A Homily – 1 Corinthians 26 – 31 ©"
The Gospel of the Day – 2017.01.08 Jesus Baptized Jesus appeared: he came from Galilee to the Jordan to be baptised by John. John tried to dissuade him. ‘It is I who need baptism from you’ he said ‘and yet you come to me!’ But Jesus replied, ‘Leave it like this for […]Read more "A Homily – The Gospel of Matthew 3:13 – 17 ©"
The Gospel of the Day – 2017.01.01 The Three Shepherds The shepherds hurried away to Bethlehem and found Mary and Joseph, and the baby lying in the manger. When they saw the child they repeated what they had been told about him, and everyone who heard it was astonished at what the […]Read more "A Homily – The Gospel of Luke 2:16 – 21 ©"
The Epistle, The 2nd Reading – 2016.12.25 The Light of God At various times in the past and in various different ways, God spoke to our ancestors through the prophets; but in our own time, the last days, he has spoken to us through his Son, the Son that he has appointed […]Read more "A Homily – Paul’s Letter to the Hebrews 1:1 – 6 ©"
The Gospel of the Day – 2016.12.11 John and Jesus John in his prison had heard what Christ was doing and he sent his disciples to ask him, ‘Are you the one who is to come, or have we got to wait for someone else?’ Jesus answered, ‘Go back and tell John […]Read more "A Homily – The Gospel of Matthew 11:2 – 11 ©"