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‘No-one can come to me unless the Father draws him.’ You must not imagine that you are being drawn against your will, for the mind can also be drawn by love. Nor should we be afraid of being taken to […]

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Consider the poverty, humility and charity of Christ Happy the soul to whom it is given to attain this life with Christ, to cleave with all one’s heart to him whose beauty all the heavenly hosts behold forever, whose love […]

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From The Catecheses of St Cyril of Jerusalem, an early fourth century Bishop and Doctor of the undivided Church: “The Church is called ‘Catholic’: such is the proper name of the holy Church which is the mother of us all. […]

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The Martyrs Had Seen what they Proclaimed This day has been consecrated for us by the martyrdom of the blessed apostles Peter and Paul. It is not some obscure martyrs we are talking about. Their sound has gone out into […]

After the gift of bread we ask pardon for our sins As the Lord’s Prayer continues, we ask: Give us this day our daily bread. We can understand this petition in a spiritual and in a literal sense. For in […]

The Father’s gift in Christ Our Lord commanded us to baptise in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. In baptism, then, we profess faith in the Creator, in the only-begotten Son and […]

Today our Lord Jesus Christ ascended into heaven; let our hearts ascend with him. Listen to the words of the Apostle: If you have risen with Christ, set your hearts on the things that are above where Christ is, seated […]

“I know indeed how to live in humble circumstances; I know also how to live with abundance. In every circumstance and in all things I have learned the secret of being well fed and of going hungry, of living in […]

Saint Athanasius, Bishop: The Paschal Sacrament brings together in unity of faith those who are far away Brethren, how fine a thing it is to move from festival to festival, from prayer to prayer, from holy day to holy day. […]

He was born in the year 406 and born again to eternal life in the year-450. This Bishop of Ravenna, Italy was one of the great preachers of his age. In fact, his wonderful homilies and exhoratations earned him the […]

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