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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

Sixteenth Sunday of the Year

Cycle: A - 20th July 2014: On not being Solomon

Gregory Murphy O.P.

In living we usually learn by experience. The experience of our own histories, where we have done what turned out to be the appropriate thing, and... more »

Cycle: A - 17th July 2011: What To Do About The Weeds

Isidore Clarke O.P.

What should we do about the weeds? That's a problem facing every farmer and gardener -- a problem that Jesus uses in one of today's Gospel parables... more »

Cycle: A - 20th July 2008: Who hath ears to hear...

Robert Pollock O.P.

The kingdom of heaven, of God, was central to Christ's teaching and preaching. He did not tell his listeners what the kingdom of God was; the human,... more »

Cycle: A - 17th July 2005: Weeds in our Field

Richard J. Ounsworth O.P.

There are weeds sown among the wheat. This passage from St Matthew's Gospel could hardly be more appropriate to us here in England, at the end of a... more »

Cycle: A - 21st July 2002: Disturbing Rustic Parable

Peter Clarke O.P.

Jesus proposed that the Kingdom of Heaven was something like a field in which, as often happens, weeds were growing amidst the wheat.To make some... more »

Cycle: B - 22nd July 2012: United in Christ

Martin Ganeri O.P.

And he compassion on them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd, and he began to teach them many things. The London 2012 Olympic Games... more »

Cycle: B - 19th July 2009: Unprecedented Mission

Edward Booth O.P.

The Gospel of last Sunday told of Christ's first sending out of the disciples on a mission of preaching and healing. In the order of Mark's Gospel it... more »

Cycle: B - 23rd July 2006: Truth in the Wilderness

Vivian Boland O.P.

Just in case we do not notice the first time, Mark repeats Jesus's suggestion to the Apostles that they go by themselves 'to a wilderness place' to... more »

Cycle: B - 20th July 2003: Our unity in Christ

John Kenrick O.P.

Various conflicts in recent years have reminded us that when civil war breaks out, the normal decencies of life are soon forgotten. The good... more »

Cycle: C - 21st July 2013: Welcoming and Being Welcomed

Anthony Axe O.P.

During the fifties in the north of England where I grew up, it was usual for neighbours to drop in for a chat at any time. Over a cup of tea they... more »

Cycle: C - 18th July 2010: Under My Roof

Brendan Slevin O.P.

Only say the word and my soul shall be healed. Today's passage from Luke's Gospel is one of those passages that has been twisted in all sorts of... more »

Cycle: C - 22nd July 2007: The Hunger of God

Bruno Clifton O.P.

There is nothing left now of the Oaks of Mamre; the place all tarmac and housing. There is not much left of the Byzantine Church there, commemorating... more »

Cycle: C - 18th July 2004: At Home with God

Peter Hunter O.P.

The visit of the three men to Abraham and Sarah, the story of them entertaining angels unawares, is a story that might be told as a way of... more »

Cycle: C - 22nd July 2001: Encountering God

Robert Pollock O.P.

Abraham, Sarah, Martha and Mary encountered God, at different times and in different ways. Encounters with God abound in the Scriptures; each is the... more »