This morning’s story of Jesus’ “first great sign, given at Cana in Galilee,” is dazzling in its scale. Jesus turns wine into water, but not just enough wine for those at the wedding reception to drink, but about 800 litres – enough to drown them in! (Jn 2:1011)
HOMILIES AND STATEMENTS
Might I begin by congratulating the organisers of this twentieth annual Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life here at Georgetown
Today’s Gospel scene (Lk 1:26-38) is one of the most memorable in the Bible and has inspired great artists for centuries.
The arrival of the Magi, who wanted to venerate the new kid on the block, and who were using a comet as their sat-nav, caused quite a stir.
In this Youth sermon, Cheryl Anthony from Liverpool, invites us to reflect on the two different perspectives in the story of the Epiphany – that of King Herod and that of the Three Magi (or Three Wise Men). REFLECT Who do I relate to more? King Herod – wanting complete control over our […]
Your browser does not support the audio element. If the audio player above is not working on your browser, download the mp3. This is an excerpt from the Pre-WYD19 Catechesis by Archbishop Anthony Fisher OP on 7th December 2018. REFLECT Are there any areas in my life where I’m moving ‘too fast’? (Fast food, […]
Portrait artist, Paul Newton, shares his thoughts on being an artist for the Church and advice for artists wanting to make a contribution to the Church through their art. This interview was filmed at the Catholic Creatives meetup in Sydney on November 22, 2018. REFLECT How can I make a contribution to the […]
Jesus our Saviour and coffee orders: the importance of names A simple joy in my life is when cafes don’t ask for my name when grabbing my coffee order. I know what you’re probably thinking – what a silly, downright petty thing to find joy over. But for someone with a unique name like mine, […]
Today is the feast day of Saint Basil the Great, who was an influential theologian who supported the Nicene Creed and opposed the heresies of the early Christian church, such as Arianism – the belief that Jesus, as the Son of God, was created by God, and therefore neither coeternal nor consubstantial with the Father. […]
Sketch of Fulton Sheen by Beth Larkin Meditate upon the profound words of Venerable Fulton Sheen, best known for his preaching and especially his work on television and radio. In this episode, we reflect upon his words on devotion to Mary. Quiet your heart and begin this video in a state of prayer. Afterwards, […]