Posts tagged faith

A question of transformation

If we acknowledge our Lord to be the Christ, Son of the living God, then to follow him is only possible if we take up our cross.

Anyone who has heard and learnt from the Father comes to Me

True knowledge of God requires the engagement of our entire being, heart, soul and mind.

Les Disciples d'Emmaus, Abraham Bloemaert (1566–1651), 1622; Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, Brussels

“You believe in God; believe also in me”

Fr Neil’s homily for the Ninth Sunday after Trinity, 1 August 2021 This is the work of God, that you believe in him whom he has sent.¹ This is the incredible answer Christ gives to the question, “What must we do, to be doing the work of God?” The answer is most peculiar: it is […]

Christ is the new creation

Fr Neil’s homily at Mass on the Fourth Sunday of Easter (25 April) “There is no other name under heaven by which we must be saved.” Bookstores are filled with self-help manuals these days. It is a new fashion. Guiding lights are popping up all over the internet to offer the key to self improvement, to […]

Ad palmam victoriæ

The martyrs we celebrate today remind us that to be clothed with Christ through baptism means to follow in his footsteps, to seek his will and to bear witness to his saving passion.

His mercy is on those who fear him

What we need to do now is follow her example. Be faithful to her Son, seek to be as pure and sinless as she was, have the same humility as she had, and accept the plan which God has for us.