Posts tagged Homily

Remember not past years

Wednesday 6 April 2022

We have a choice: either go back to old habits, and wallow in the pains and bondage of the past, or take the opportunity given and enter the new exodus, walking the way of life with Christ.

Christ and the Barren Fig-tree, Giandomenico Tiepolo (1727–1804); private collection via Christie’s

Turn from our wickedness and live

Monday 4 April 2022

Christ wants us to ask ourselves whether or not we are bearing the fruit associated with the kingdom of God. For a fig tree to be itself and fulfil its true being then it needs to bring forth fruit.

From death to life

Thursday 24 March 2022

In the Transfiguration we glimpse the divine nature of Christ while Moses and Elijah represent the story of salvation history — God’s purpose and will for us. We a part of God’s story. Our lives are momentary stories written on a canvas that reaches from the beginning of Creation to the full appearance of the eternal heavenly glory.

His faithfulness and truth shall be thy shield and buckler

Sunday 6 March 2022

It is at the Cross, trusting the promises of God, that the fruit of eternal life can blossom. It is at the Cross that the noise of the Tempter’s seductive whispers are finally silenced so that we might clearly hear God’s voice call us by name into eternal life.

Forgive me, O Lord

Wednesday 2 March 2022

Forgive me O Lord, O Lord in the merits of thy Christ and my Jesus, thine anointed, and my Saviour; forgive me my sins, all my sins.

Death and life are in the power of the tongue

Tuesday 1 March 2022

Our words can reveal whether death or life is at work in us. Yet, only when we are clothed in immortality are we able to cry out: “O Death, where is your victory? O death, where is your sting?”