The last in a series of Sunday readings from Hebrews introduces us to the contrast between the old and the new covenant.
18 Sep: Luke follows Matthew's account of the healing of the centurion's servant. Jesus announces that ‘not even in Israel have I found such faith’, reminding us how faith finds a home in outsiders.
Fri 9 Sept: The point of Paul's longest sporting metaphor is that the Corinthians must be as serious about their mission as athletes are about their training (and as Paul is about his preaching).
6 Jun (Mark 12:13-17): Dr Marion Smith encourages us to ask ourselves what Jesus's response to his challengers demands of us as members of society.
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.
25 Jul, feast of St James: The question that Jesus asks the sons of Zebedee is important, ‘Are you able to drink the cup that I drink, or be baptised with the baptism that I am baptised with?’
How can we take direction from the Bible in our social justice efforts? Dominik Markl looks at how the Old & New Testaments lay foundations on which we can build a perfect community of love.
29 Aug: Mark tells the story of the death of John the Baptist, in our gospel for that feast, in a way that makes clear that this death was a prelude to the passion and death of Jesus.
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