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an inner peak

an inner peak

No doubt it seemed like an ordinary day as this little group of friends strolled the hour or so up the hill.

light in the dark

light in the dark

A feeling of darkness often serves to highlight the limitations of our pre-packaged ideas

light in darkness

light in darkness

Faith is not a light which scatters all our darkness, but a lamp which guides our steps in the night and suffices for the journey.

lighting darkness

lighting darkness

Returning to the way things were is the “recession” of which we should have the most fear.

moments of light

moments of light

You might have clicked to the fact that Good Friday this year was marked on March 25 which would normally have been the feast of the Annunciation celebrating the...

the light gets in

the light gets in

These have been days of feasting with the feasts of Christmas, the Holy Family, Mary the Mother of God, and this weekend with the feast of the Epiphany. In secular...

Epiphany light

Epiphany light

These have been days of festival as we have celebrated the feasts of Christmas, the Holy Family, Mary the Mother of God, now we celebrate the feast of the Epiphany....

homily studio 9/2

homily studio 9/2

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time Readings this week at this link Fr. Robert Barron podcast reflection for this Sunday at this link. Heaps of commentaries and reflections...

holy cunning

holy cunning

I am sure that there are some people who saw this snake image and quickly decided to surf to another page. Many people don't like snakes. It can't be simply that they...

what Francis said

what Francis said

In my Epiphany homily on Sunday I took a guess at what Pope Francis might preach in his Epiphany homily. A few hours ago Pope Francis celebrated the Mass for the Feast...

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just one thing

just one thing

they could have rushed back home to see the faces of their family and watch The Chase before dinner. 

open the gates

open the gates

For you are the living temple of God. Open up that temple, make it spacious, give it height.

be the first

be the first

With Christ we are freed from the trap of following every fad, fashion, celebrity or opinion.

so simple

so simple

These complications are very useful, and make the watch more… complicated.

get dressed

get dressed

This divine dressing is not a lengthy process needing skilled tailors and holy-wardrobe assistants.