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love is…

One of the great privileges in the life of a priest is to celebrate weddings. I am very aware that the last thing that the couple or their family and friends gathered for the wedding want to hear is a homily from the priest. But I almost always take the opportunity to share an encouragement…(Read More)

safely restored

I have no doubt that over the centuries today’s gospel reading has fired up many a preacher of the fire and brimstone sermon style. Here is the end of today’s gospel: “Do not be amazed at this, because the hour is coming in which all who are in the tombs will hear his…(Read More)

fall in love, again

It is a glorious summer’s morning here in Cheviot. I’m thinking of the many people around the world who are suffering the weather at present with, extreme cold in the US and flooding in the UK and unbearable heat in Australia.  Our time in NZ will come again as the seasons turn, but…(Read More)