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29th SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME

“Give back to Caesar what belongs to Caesar – and to God what belongs to God.” Everyone on this earth belongs to God. All are made in his image. Therefore it is right that all men and women, ‘from the … Continue reading

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28th SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME

“Invite everyone you can find to the wedding.” The Church’s year is drawing to a close: in a few weeks we will be thinking very clearly about the end of time – but here we have a preview. The parable … Continue reading

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27th SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME

He will lease the vineyard to other tenants Today we focus on the vineyard: frequently we see the vineyard as an image or parable of the Kingdom of God. A vineyard takes a great deal of work, throughout the year; … Continue reading

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26th SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME

“He thought better of it and went. Tax collectors and prostitutes are making their way into the kingdom of God before you.” “Once a sinner, always a sinner.” That seems to be the attitude of the self-righteous in the first reading … Continue reading

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25TH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME

“Why be envious, because I am generous?” We can never hope fully to understand God: especially God’s generosity. We are very good at working out who is deserving of good fortune and who is not – unfortunately for us, God’s … Continue reading

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24th SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME

I do not tell you to forgive seven times, but seventy seven times Jesus tells a dramatic story in the Gospel, to make a very important point: the desperate need in our world for forgiveness and reconciliation. How many chances … Continue reading

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23rd SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME

If he listens to you, you have won back your brother No man is an island…” How true this is for those who follow Christ: each of us has responsibilities towards each other, based on our ‘debt of mutual love’. … Continue reading

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