Monthly Archives: January 2021

REFLECTION FOR SUNDAY 31ST JANUARY: COME TO HIM

Mark 1:40–45 Jesus Cleanses a Leper [40] And a leper came to him, imploring him, and kneeling said to him, “If you will, you can make me clean.” [41] Moved with pity, he stretched out his hand and touched him … Continue reading

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REFLECTION ON 1 CORINTHIANS: WORKING WITH THE SPIRIT

1 Corinthians 12:1–11 Spiritual Gifts [1] Now concerning spiritual gifts, brothers, I do not want you to be uninformed. [2] You know that when you were pagans you were led astray to mute idols, however you were led. [3] Therefore … Continue reading

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REFLECTION ON 1 CORINTHIANS: EVOLUTION OF THE EUCHARIST

1 Corinthians 11:17–34 The Lord’s Supper [17] But in the following instructions I do not commend you, because when you come together it is not for the better but for the worse. [18] For, in the first place, when you … Continue reading

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REFLECTIONS ON 1 CORINTHIANS: WOMEN IN THE CHURCH

1 Corinthians 11:2–16 Head Coverings [2] Now I commend you because you remember me in everything and maintain the traditions even as I delivered them to you. [3] But I want you to understand that the head of every man … Continue reading

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REFLECTION ON 1 CORINTHIANS: MY CONSCIENCE OR YOURS?

1 Corinthians 10:14–3 [14] Therefore, my beloved, flee from idolatry. [15] I speak as to sensible people; judge for yourselves what I say. [16] The cup of blessing that we bless, is it not a participation in the blood of … Continue reading

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REFLECTION ON 1 CORINTHIANS: BEWARE FALSE CONFIDENCE!

1 Corinthians 10:1–13 Warning Against Idolatry [1] For I do not want you to be unaware, brothers, that our fathers were all under the cloud, and all passed through the sea, [2] and all were baptized into Moses in the … Continue reading

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REFLECTION FOR CONVERSION OF ST PAUL

Conversion of St Paul Philippians 3:1–14Righteousness Through Faith in Christ[1] Finally, my brothers, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things to you is no trouble to me and is safe for you.[2] Look out for the dogs, look … Continue reading

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MISTLETOE SPRING

MISTLETOE SPRING The oak tree Is crowned  In summer green. In it’s long shadow The plough turns The frozen earth White to black.   Mistletoe deceives: All the world Is wintering.   Winter  Is inexorable. Life must die back. Movement … Continue reading

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REFLECTION ON THE LETTER TO TITUS: GRACE AT WORK

Titus 2:1–14 Teach Sound Doctrine [1] But as for you, teach what accords with sound doctrine. [2] Older men are to be sober-minded, dignified, self-controlled, sound in faith, in love, and in steadfastness. [3] Older women likewise are to be … Continue reading

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REFLECTION ON 1 CORINTHIANS: IS PAUL THE REAL THING?

1 Corinthians 9:1–14 Paul Surrenders His Rights [1] Am I not free? Am I not an apostle? Have I not seen Jesus our Lord? Are not you my workmanship in the Lord? [2] If to others I am not an … Continue reading

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