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Second Sunday of Advent: Prepare the way of the Lord

Sunday, December 08, 2013
On this Second Sunday of Advent, Br Toby Lees OP explains the true trajectory of Advent as a preparation for Christmas.
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Advent 2013 - First Sunday

Sunday, December 01, 2013

EASTER SUNDAY – Making Known the Victory of God

Sunday, March 31, 2013
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The Paschal Triduum – Celebration of the Lord's Passion

Friday, March 29, 2013
On the afternoon of Good Friday, recalling the time of day when, so the Scriptures tell us, Jesus died on the Cross, the Church gathers to commemorate that climactic moment in the history of our salvation. As we heard in the homily this afternoon at Blackfriars (a recording of which you can hear below) we are confronted with the shocking truth that God has died for us. We venerate the Cross as a sign that we recognise, in this instrument of humiliating suffering, Jesus' triumph - quite literally, his exaltation, as he had hinted several times in the course of his ministry (cf. John 8:28, 12:32). Read more

The Paschal Triduum - Maundy Thursday

Thursday, March 28, 2013
Tonight, in the Mass of the Lord’s Supper, we commemorated the very institution of the Mass itself, when Jesus gave to his disciples under the appearance of bread and wine his very body and blood: that body which was to hang the next day upon the cross, that blood which poured from his side for the redemption of the human race. Read more

Palm Sunday of Our Lord's Passion

Sunday, March 24, 2013
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Fifth Sunday of Lent

Sunday, March 17, 2013
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Fourth Sunday of Lent: Maturity in Faith

Sunday, March 10, 2013
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Third Sunday of Lent: A warning for us

Sunday, March 03, 2013

First Sunday of Lent – We called on the Lord

Sunday, February 17, 2013
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