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Monkey Business! By Fr. Peter Clarke, OP

Monkey Business!  By Fr. Peter Clarke, OP
​A cat can look at a king and a king can look at a cat! Two priests can look at two Barbadian Green Monkeys and two Barbados Green Monkeys can look at two priests! Why not? Who's to stop them?Fr. Clement and I were in the chapel chanting the Evening Prayer of the Church, with God very much on our minds and in our hearts. Taking turns to sing the ve...
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A Reflection on Matthew 22: 1-14 By Fr. Isidore, Clarke, OP

A Reflection on Matthew 22: 1-14 By Fr. Isidore, Clarke, OP
Greetings, from Fr. Isidore Clarke. Today I'm going to reflect on the Gospel for 28th Sunday of Ordinary Time, Matthew 22. 1-14.This contains two related parables. In these the Kingdom of Heaven is presented as the wedding banquet of a certain king's son -obviously God's. Firstly, the invitation and how people respond to it. Such an invitation woul...
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"Where Did God Touch Me Today?" A Reflection by Fr. Michael Barrow, SJ

​God is in every part of our lives, but I wonder how many of us are restricted to a religious God, in other words, finding God only in the churchy part of our lives. God is not more present in church than at a cricket match or in my home or at work. God is present in every part of my life; the difference is not in God's presence, but in my awarenes...
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How Does Christ Look On The World? A Reflection By Fr. Michael Barrow

How Does Christ Look On The World?                                           
A Reflection By Fr. Michael Barrow
​"The stone rejected by the builders has become the cornerstone."Picture them constructing St Patrick's Cathedral. Stones are brought from a quarry on wagons and the builders choose each piece carefully, reshaping it when necessary. One great piece is tossed aside to be sent back, because clearly it is the wrong shape and will never fit in – until ...
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A Reflection On The Gospel Of Matthew 21:33-43 By Fr. Isidore Clarke, OP

A Reflection On The Gospel Of Matthew 21:33-43 By Fr. Isidore Clarke, OP
Greetings from Fr. Isidore Clarke.Over the past few weeks we have had a series of parables about the Kingdom of Heaven.God has called us to work for His Kingdom and rewards us beyond what any of us deserves; some respond better than others to God's call, but most of us very imperfectly.In today's Scripture Readings the theme of working for the King...
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