Monthly Archives: December 2020

MAKING RESOLUTIONS – SOME PRAYER POINTERS!

Christians believe in new beginnings. The Christian life is full of them –‘new every morning is the love’. There are always opportunities to begin again. Lent and Advent spring to mind – as well as the more secular New Year … Continue reading

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REFLECTION ON JOHN 1: BELIEVING THE NAME

Behold, the Lamb of God[29] The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world! [30] This is he of whom I said, ‘After me comes … Continue reading

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ARE YOU MISSING SINGING CAROLS?

How I have mourned not singing carols in church this year. From Advent all the way through our liturgy until Candlemass our liturgy is usually enriched by carols. In the shopping frenzy Christmas Carols are spewed out in shopping centres … Continue reading

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REFLECTION ON JOHN’S GOSPEL: THE VOICE AND THE WORD

John 1:19–28The Testimony of John the Baptist[19] And this is the testimony of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, “Who are you?” [20] He confessed, and did not deny, but confessed, “I am … Continue reading

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REFLECTION ON THE FEAST OF JOHN THE EVANGELIST

1 John 2:1–11 Christ Our Advocate [1] My little children, I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous. [2] … Continue reading

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HOLY INNOCENTS – An audio reflection

Matthew 18:1–10Who Is the Greatest?[1] At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, “Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” [2] And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them [3] and … Continue reading

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REFLECTION FOR THE FIRST SUNDAY OF CHRISTMAS: THE MYSTERY OF CHRIST

Ephesians 3:4–13[4] When you read this, you can perceive my insight into the mystery of Christ, [5] which was not made known to the sons of men in other generations as it has now been revealed to his holy apostles … Continue reading

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REFLECTION FOR ST STEPHEN’S DAY: LIKE AN ANGEL

Acts 6Seven Chosen to Serve[1] Now in these days when the disciples were increasing in number, a complaint by the Hellenists arose against the Hebrews because their widows were being neglected in the daily distribution. [2] And the twelve summoned … Continue reading

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REFLECTION FOR Christmas Day: NAMES TO HOLD IN THE HEART

Matthew 1:18–25 The Birth of Jesus Christ [18] Now the birth of Jesus Christ took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, before they came together she was found to be with child from … Continue reading

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HOMILY FOR MIDNIGHT MASS

HOMILY FOR MIDNIGHT MASS SS MEDARD AND GILDARD, LITTLE BYTHAM  2020. Luke 2:1–21 [1] In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be registered. [2] This was the first registration when Quirinius was governor … Continue reading

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