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The Church's Healing Touch?

fr David ask us to reflect on how we can brings Christ's healing presence to those most alone in the world.

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Solemnity of Christ the King

Cycle: A - 23rd November 2014: SUBJECTS OF CHRIST THE KING?

Peter Clarke O.P.

“The King of Glory comes, the nation rejoices…;” “All glory, laud and honour, To Thee, Redeemer, King" “Crown Him with... more »

Cycle: A - 20th November 2011: Not Of This World

Anthony Axe O.P.

History tells of some very interesting, if not very moral, monarchs. Ivan the Terrible merited his nickname by torturing enemies and friends alike... more »

Cycle: A - 23rd November 2008: The Burden of Virtue

Mark Edney O.P.

Today we celebrate the Solemnity of Christ the King. We must be on guard against taking this feast the wrong way. This is no nostalgia trip back to... more »

Cycle: A - 20th November 2005: Practical Kingship

Aelred Connelly O.P.

Christ the King is the one who has overcome death through his resurrection as its first fruits, then come all those who belong to him, as we hear in... more »

Cycle: A - 24th November 2002: 'Jesus is Lord!'

Louis Fergus O.P.

The single law of the New Testament - the law of love - is constantly underlined by Christ. The Lord Jesus identifies himself completely with all the... more »

Cycle: B - 25th November 2012: Where is the Kingdom?

Aelred Connelly O.P.

We celebrated Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee earlier this year, sixty years on the throne. I have never been much of a monarchist and tend to... more »

Cycle: B - 22nd November 2009: How to Win the War

John O'Connor O.P.

It is possible to win all the battles and yet in a certain sense lose the war. I've come to see this, but it has taken me a long time. I remember as... more »

Cycle: B - 26th November 2006: Rulers of the Kings of the Earth

David Sanders O.P.

As we come to the end of the Church's year we are given a vision of Christ as the universal king. He is, as Revelation tells us, 'The Ruler of the... more »

Cycle: B - 23rd November 2003: Behold, your King!

Allan White O.P.

The other day I saw what comes pretty close to the abomination of desolation. It was a singing Christmas tree. I was walking through a respectable... more »

Cycle: C - 24th November 2013: Things in Heaven and Things on Earth

Dominic White O.P.

“It’s not the end of the world!” Everywhere I’ve travelled, people say this. For our world to end would be a disaster: it... more »

Cycle: C - 21st November 2010: The Dignity of our King

Vivian Boland O.P.

In ancient Rome, 'dignity' referred to the weight of authority a public figure gained through his experience and service of a community. Later it was... more »

Cycle: C - 25th November 2007: Coming Soon: 'The King'

Euan Marley O.P.

Back in the Sixties, there were a string of television shows named after the lead character, such as The Saint, The Baron, or The Avengers. What with... more »

Cycle: C - 21st November 2004: Our Royal Dignity

John Farrell O.P.

All through his life Jesus showed that he was no man's man. No one controlled him. No one manipulated him or used him. He moves through the... more »

Cycle: C - 25th November 2001: What Kind of King?

Terence Crotty O.P.

'The Feast of Christ the President' just wouldn't be the same. This man cannot be seen to be fighting elections and pandering for popularity. 'Christ... more »