Scripture scholar, Peter Edmonds SJ chooses three voices from the Passion narrative of St Matthew whose words can guide our prayer.
Peter Edmonds SJ looks at each gospel writer's portrayal of the man who 'was clothed with camel's hair...and ate locusts and wild honey'.
Although shorter than those of Matthew, Luke and John, Mark's Gospel narrates a rich story, centred fully on Christ but drawing on the characters of his disciples.
27 & 28 August: The parables of foolish and wise bridesmaids, of talents used and talents neglected, are designed to encourage faith and perseverance.
During Holy Week this year, we hear the Passion narratives from Mark’s Gospel, on Palm Sunday, and John’s Gospel, on Good Friday. How, through these Scriptures, do we meet Jesus as our Servant, Priest and King?
The passage about the 'emptying' of Christ is the part of the Letter to the Philippians that the Church has made most use of in her liturgy.
This elegantly-produced work serves a dual purpose: it reflects an actual pilgrimage to the Holy Land by the author; and it is a sort of verbal pilgrimage through the texts of the third Gospel.
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