Brian Purfield explains why Paul thought it was necessary to write to the likeable but easily-influenced community of Christians in Colossae.
Nicholas King helps us to observe and pray the eleventh, twelfth, thirteenth and fourteenth Stations of the Cross.
Nicholas King SJ offers reflections on the seventh, eighth, ninth and tenth Stations of the Cross.
Nicholas King SJ helps us to pray the traditional meditations on the third, fourth, fifth and sixth Stations of the Cross creatively, using scripture and our own experiences.
An introduction by scripture scholar Nicholas King SJ to his reflections on the Stations of the Cross, and the first and second stations.
On Thursday 7 Nov, our gospel reading from Luke tells us the two parables that precede that of the Prodigal Son. In both, the totality of what is broken has been restored.
The gospel readings for five of the Sundays during Lent in Year C come from Luke’s Gospel. Peter Edmonds SJ suggests that these readings, when taken together, form a short story of their own.
Contained within Old Testament narratives of personal relationships with God are valuable lessons that can shape our own responses to God and to the gift of faith. But, as Nicholas King SJ warns us, 'Old Testament faith is no easy matter.'
Nicholas King SJ concludes Thinking Faith’s Advent series by highlighting the ways in which the readings for the Fourth Sunday of Advent direct us towards the mystery we are preparing to celebrate, in which we have a part to play. In the frantic days that lead up to Christmas, it is vital that we take time ‘to gaze attentively at this child, who will put all the darkness of our world’.
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