15th December 2020
Where is God?
20 & 21 August: There can be no doubt that God is in the beautiful story of Ruth and Naomi, and we know that it is going to be alright.
11th October 2017
Anyone who has ears to hear…
18 August: As the parable of the great banquet strains reality to the limit, we get a sense that this story is not about the everyday, or even a special day, but the day of judgement.
2nd March 2017
An itinerary for Lent: Sunday gospels
Peter Edmonds SJ explains how hearers of the Lent gospels in Year A follow Jesus from desert to tomb and so prepare to renew their own baptismal promises.
2nd July 2015
Beatitudes on Film: A magical treasure hunt
Friday 18 June: Jesus's words in today's gospel will be very familiar to fans of Harry Potter! How can Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince aid our understanding of one of the Beatitudes?
26th May 2015
Beatitudes on Film: We’ve got a golden ticket
23 & 24 Feb: in our psalm, we affirm, 'Blessed are the poor in spirit' - a trip with Charlie and his golden ticket around Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory can help us discover who they are.
11th December 2014
Jesus: Who Do You Think You Are? 2. Rahab, Ruth and Boaz
20 & 21 August: How can Ruth's story, which we hear in our first readings, and her inclusion in Matthew's genealogy of Jesus, lead us to discover some startling truths about faith?
1st December 2014
Jesus: Who Do You Think You Are? 1. Abraham, Isaac and Jacob
24 July: In the first reading, Abraham argues with God to have Sodom spared. How would this have contributed to the picture of Abraham that the readers of Matthew's gospel would have had?
20th December 2013
What Would Joseph Do?
We should pay attention to the context in which Matthew's account of Jesus's birth, which we hear on 8 Sept, is found in the gospel – our understanding of Joseph’s fatherhood of Jesus depends on it.
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