Category Archives: Reflections

Reflection 25 AUGUST 2019 (C) Twenty-first Sunday of Year

 Reflection & Dialogue: For God’s kingdom tradition is not enough; response to the call of Jesus is required. In today’s gospel reading, as in many other places in the gospels, Jesus gives a clear message to his contemporaries and his … Continue reading

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Reflection 18 August 2019 (C) Twentieth Sunday of Year

Reflection & Dialogue: The Church in dialogue with division. Reflection. Today’s readings give us rich material for reflection. We, present-day Christians, are heirs to a great cloud of witnesses. From the very beginnings of the Church’s history the followers of … Continue reading

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Reflection & Dialogue 11 August 2019 (C) nineteenth Sunday of Year

Reflection & Dialogue: The theological virtue of faith Today’s second reading from the Epistle to the Hebrews which reminds us that “faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen”, invites us to reflect on … Continue reading

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Reflection 4 August 2019 (C) 18th Sunday of Year

From heaven the risen Christ continues to preach his Gospel. Two principles in the interpretation of the scriptures in the Church are: “distanciation” and immediacy. “Distanciation” is recognition of the distance in time, full two thousand years, between the New … Continue reading

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Reflection & Dialogue 28 July 2019 (C) Seventeenth Sunday of Year

B. Reflection & Dialogue: Recall to Prayer in a Secular Age Today’s Gospel reading presents an occasion to reflect on the place of prayer in our own age, mainly in secular surroundings. Changed practice has not come about merely from … Continue reading

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Reflection 21 July 2019 (C) Sixteenth Sunday of Year (c).

Reflection & Dialogue: Listening to and living the mystery of Christ and the Church Today’s readings invite us to reflect on the dignity that is ours in living in the age of the fulfilment of the promises and the joy … Continue reading

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14 July 2019 (C) Fifteenth Sunday of Year Reflection & Dialogue

Reflection & Dialogue: Awareness of our Christian inheritance and pride in it Today’s readings invite us to reflect on our Christian inheritance and to take pride in it. Moses called on his people to do likewise, and to thank God … Continue reading

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Reflection 7 July 2019 (C) Fourteenth Sunday of Year

B. Reflection & Dialogue: Need of true vision to sustain Christian life A vision of a nation’s or individual’s past or future is a potent aid toward inspiration towards action. Empires of remote and less remote past have created past … Continue reading

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Reflection 30 June 2019 (C) Thirteenth Sunday of Year

Reflection & Dialogue: Christians are called to freedom. Today’s readings call for reflection on a question that is as old as human freedom and revealed religion, namely the place of freedom of thought and action in the society in which … Continue reading

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Reflection 23 June 2019 The Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi) (C)

The Bible in Dialogue with Questions of the Day: The Message of the Eucharist Today  The Eucharist has been at the source and centre of Christianity down through the ages, and still remains so. Reflection on it brings to mind … Continue reading

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