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Food and Faith

Sunday, August 02, 2009

Eighteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Fabian Radcliffe preaches on Christ's gift of himself as our spiritual food.

The current recession is making many people forego things that they cannot at the moment afford. But one thing we cannot do without is food and drink. We can reduce it a bit, or buy cheaper and simpler food, but we cannot cut it out completely. We do need food for our bodily sustenance; but food means much more to us than petrol does to a car. Our eating and drinking have a greater dimension, a personal and social aspect.

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Bring Them to Me

Sunday, August 03, 2008

Eighteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr David Goodill offers the unifying integrity of Christ to a world divided within itself. Read more

A Tale of Two Brothers

Sunday, September 25, 2005

Twenty-Sixth Sunday of the Year. Fr Isidore Clarke hopes that we can avoid being God's problem children. Read more

The Food of Life

Sunday, July 31, 2005

Eighteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Robert Pollock preaches on the Church's ongoing mission to bring the food of life to the world. Read more

Only the light-hearted

Sunday, August 01, 2004

Eighteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Colin Carr suggests that only the light-hearted can give their lives away. Read more

It is right to give him thanks and praise

Sunday, August 03, 2003

Eighteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Charles Dominique preaches on how we can demand signs instead of thanking God for all we have already received. Read more

Miracle of Multiplication

Sunday, August 04, 2002

Eighteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr. Aidan Nichols preaches on the meaning of Christ's miraculous multiplication of the loaves and fishes. Read more

The Meaning of Life

Sunday, August 05, 2001
Eighteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Fabian Radcliffe preaches on the characteristics of true human life. Read more
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