Sun 12 Nov: we hear the part of Thessalonians that is best known, partly because it is often read at funerals. Paul’s habit was to approach pastoral problems theologically, and he does so here.
29 Jun: 2 Tim 4:6-8,17-18. Many of those who question if the author of the 'pastoral letters' is the Paul who wrote the undisputed letters, suggest that here we find the Paul we recognise.
The last in a series of Sunday readings from Hebrews introduces us to the contrast between the old and the new covenant.
The gospel readings for five of the Sundays during Lent in Year C come from Luke’s Gospel. Peter Edmonds SJ suggests that these readings, when taken together, form a short story of their own.
How can we build a rich vision for a life of faith by looking at the different ways in which the evangelists use the word?
Peter has an experience of God in the great catch of fish, as we hear on 7 September; he objects, for he is a sinful man; but the Lord reassures him, promising that he will be a fisher of people.
Peter Edmonds SJ invites us to spend some time exploring Acts' background and character as we attempt to grasp the significance of Easter and deepen the peace, hope and joy which the season offers.
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