Second Sunday - The First Disciples.
I found an old series of Hustle on the BBC i player that I thought was worth watching. In one episode the Liverpudlian Bar owner had a revered picture of his hero, Ian Rush,...
Sunday 10th January 2021 The Baptism of the Lord
1st Reading Isaiah 42:1-4
Gospel MARK 1: 7-12
2nd Reading Acts 10:14-38
Have you noticed the priest at each Mass usually washes his hands...
Advent 4 2020
2 Samuel 7:1-5 Rom 16:25-27. Luke 1:26-38
There is a lovely book called the Art of Christmas, which is still available from Redemptorist Publications. It is by Sr Wendy Beckett, of TV fame, who takes you on a...
Advent 3 2020
Isaiah 61:1-2,10-11 Thess 5:16-24. John 1:6-8,19-28
By this time of year we are reaching the longest darkest days of the depths of Winter. It’s like Narnia, “Always winter but never Christmas”,says the Beaver...
ADVENT 2 - 2020
Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-1 2 Peter 3;8-1 Mark 1; 1-8
Great joy and peace in Advent can come from listening to the great musical interpretations of Handel’s Messiah. I was surprised...
ADVENT1 YEAR B-2020. 29th November
Readings: ISAIAH 63:16-17, CORINTHIANS 1:3-9 MARK 13:33-37
November mornings, in our road, begin with the scurry of car owners scraping the ice off forgotten windscreens as another school...
Sunday Week 34 2020 Christ The King
Ezekiel - 34: 11-12,15-17
1 Corr -15:20-29
The cycle of readings for the feast of Christ The King tells us to expect unorthodox images for the kingship of Jesus. There is a shepherd...
Sunday Week 33 2020
Proverbs - 31: 10-31
1 Thess -5:1-6
The gospel is the tale of the Eight Talents, or three servants, and is part of a sequence that Matthew deliberately wants listeners to hear as a group. Taken on...
Thirty Second Sunday Be Wise Nov 2020
READING 1 Wisdom 6:12-16
READING 2 I Thess 4;12-16
All Saints Sunday Nov 1st 2020
I John 3:1-3
Large crowds always seem to send Jesus up the wall , or should I say up the mountain.
Many seem to find peace and tranquility in the countryside, by the sea or high...