13 November: The last in a series of Sunday readings from 2 Thessalonians indicates practical problems that arose in early Christian communities.
Saturday 13 May: In our first reading we meet Timothy, to whom two of the 'pastoral letters' are addressed.
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.
24 Nov: On Thanksgiving Day, US readers will hear about the leper who returned to praise God and who was told by Jesus: 'Your faith has saved you'.
Peter has an experience of God in the great catch of fish, as we hear on 3 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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