17th December 2019
The Word became flesh
In the divine space between the readings for the fourth Sunday of Advent, we meet God who waits patiently for the right moment for the incarnation of the Word, and a God who hurries to give us grace.
12th December 2019
Are you the one?
In the gospel for the third Sunday of Advent, John the Baptist asks the most heart-breaking question in the bible and asks it for all of us: ‘Are you the one … or must we wait for someone else?’
10th December 2019
The Word was God
The readings for Gaudete Sunday can refresh us in this time of waiting by reminding us, through their examples of unexpected joy, that we can find what is of God in the joyful surprises of our lives.
4th December 2019
The Word was with God
The readings for the second Sunday of Advent (Year A) prompt us to consider the ways in which, through our relationships, we can participate in the life of God.
26th November 2019
In the beginning was the Word
29 Nov: What do the inner lives of warriors who turn swords into ploughshares look like? How does the conversion of an entire people play out in one person’s life?
20th December 2013
What Would Joseph Do?
We should pay attention to the context in which Matthew's account of Jesus's birth, which we hear on 8 Sept, is found in the gospel – our understanding of Joseph’s fatherhood of Jesus depends on it.
6th December 2013
‘He shall judge the poor with justice’
On Tuesday 3 December, our first reading from Isaiah is the same text that we will hear on the Second Sunday of Advent.
29th November 2013
Advent: Good News for the Poor?
Despite the Christian message of Christmas often being drowned out by the commercialisation of the Christmas season, there is still an underlying ‘good-will’ effect during Advent.
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