mercy
another way

another way

A thought for today’s feast of Peter and Paul

indulging

indulging

I’m a great fan of indulgence and I know that in these lockdown days the temptation is to over-indulge in one or many of the good options available.

get up

get up

Today's gospel is one of Jesus' best known parables. The account, usually named the Prodigal Son, is really about the loving father. That change of name is an important...

the God of mercy

the God of mercy

Meeting the God of mercy in the Year of Mercy. It would be a great tragedy if all that we did during this Year of Mercy was to speak more about mercy and to be more...

God’s “I.D.”

God’s “I.D.”

"Mercy is God's identity card." A few hours ago in Rome Pope Francis new book was launched. It is entitled: "The Name of God is Mercy." Thanks be to God, and to the...

Jubilee of Mercy

Jubilee of Mercy

Food For Faith returns to YouTube this week with a five-minute video reflection to begin the Year of Mercy.

just do it

just do it

In a couple of hours I will celebrate the Vigil Mass for the Fourth Sunday of the season of Advent. Since last Tuesday evening when we priests of the diocese of...

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just one thing

just one thing

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so simple

so simple

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