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The Church's Healing Touch?

fr David ask us to reflect on how we can brings Christ's healing presence to those most alone in the world.

by David Sanders O.P.
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Liturgical Index

Fifteenth Sunday of the Year

Cycle: A - 13th July 2014: KNOWING PARABLES

Duncan Campbell O.P.

Jesus’ parables are lively little stories. You can’t forget them. That’s the point. They are simple, about real life. You are... more »

Cycle: A - 10th July 2011: The Doing Word

Colin Carr O.P.

We can get very pessimistic about the world, about the Church and about ourselves. One solution is not to be optimistic in the first place. One way... more »

Cycle: A - 13th July 2008: Growth in the Kingdom

David Sanders O.P.

'Is your church growing?' This is the question asked by an internet website concerned with church growth. It offers to help you double the numbers of... more »

Cycle: A - 10th July 2005: Soon May it Come

Piers Linley O.P.

I live here in Galilee -- in an insignificant little village called Nazareth. We are all peasants here. It's very difficult to scratch a living... more »

Cycle: A - 14th July 2002: The Seeds of the Kingdom and the Poor in Spirit

Giles Hibbert O.P.

Jesus explains this parable, at least to his disciples. The seeds are 'the words of the kingdom' and where they fall is symbolic of those who do not... more »

Cycle: B - 15th July 2012: Carry Nothing but the Word

Leo Edgar O.P.

Is it fear that prompts us to rely on modern technological advances in communication? An interesting question, perhaps. Are we too afraid to rely on... more »

Cycle: B - 12th July 2009: The inescapable vocation

Richard Finn O.P.

Amos stands on dangerous ground - Bethel is the religious centre of a breakaway kingdom in the Promised Land. As its priest, Amaziah, makes clear,... more »

Cycle: B - 16th July 2006: The Musings of Joseph Barsabbas

Piers Linley O.P.

I was born and bred in Galilee: my misfortune was to be the third son of my family. Our small plot of land would not support so many and I was... more »

Cycle: B - 13th July 2003: Prophet of Justice

Peter H. Harries O.P.

Go away seer, flee away to the land of Judah; earn your bread there, and prophesy there.Such is the bleak response to Amos's words from Amaziah, the... more »

Cycle: C - 14th July 2013: Image of the Unseen God

Gregory Pearson O.P.

The parable of the Good Samaritan is one of those Biblical stories which is has become part of our culture – part of our language, even –... more »

Cycle: C - 11th July 2010: The Fullness of the Law

Thomas Skeats O.P.

Older manuals of moral theology are sometimes criticised for presenting the Christian moral life primarily in terms of obedience to a set of... more »

Cycle: C - 15th July 2007: Just Love

David Goodill O.P.

Where does justice end and charity begin? Are we required to give to the poor in justice or in charity? The Fathers of the Church, such as St John... more »

Cycle: C - 11th July 2004: Inheriting eternal life

Edward Booth O.P.

In the part of this gospel which precedes the parable of the Good Samaritan, the question is asked:What must be done in order to possess eternal... more »

Cycle: C - 15th July 2001: Go and do the same yourself...

Louis Fergus O.P.

This very famous parable, found only in Luke, invites us to recapture and rediscover the truth of the basic goodness of human nature, and the... more »