Father, Son, and Holy Spirit

‘What authority have you?’ ‘Who gave you authority?’ In this episode from Mark’s Gospel, we are in Jerusalem with Jesus and the disciples, during the last week of his public ministry. Jesus has thrown out those who were trading in the Temple, in the court of the Gentiles, and he has been teaching there. I…

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The Yoke of Jesus, the cross

At that time Jesus said, “I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and the intelligent and have revealed them to infants; … “Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke…

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‘My chosen one in whom my soul delights’ … ‘the house was full of the scent’ Who is it, who delights the very soul of God, the God who created the world and ‘gave breath to its people and life to the creatures that move in it?’ Isaiah points us to His ‘chosen one, ’…

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The author of Hebrews has assured us in this chapter that, through his obedience to the Father and through his offering of himself, Jesus has opened the way for us to enter into the life of God, once and for all. Now he calls us to take courage, to press on through the challenges which…

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The scene The stage is set and in today’s Gospel we see a drama acted out that will shift our focus and change our view of the little family who we follow, as they move into the great arena of the Temple of Jerusalem. As the scene opens they appear overshadowed by the glory of…

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We have come to Advent at last, to a new day in a new year of the Church and to a time of expectation. We could not know a year ago what we would have to suffer, individually, as members of the Church, as families and as a world family. Imagine that you could go…

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