Monthly Archives: April 2014

Finding the Story

Reflections on the Readings for Sunday 4 May 2014 [Third Sunday of Easter] Acts 2:14, 22-33; Psalm 16:1-2, 5, 7-11; 1 Peter 1:17-21; Luke 24:13-35 (find the readings here.) The road to Emmaus begins as a hollow, sorrowful journey. The … Continue reading

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Believing without seeing

Reflections on the Readings for Sunday 27 April 2014 [Second Sunday of Easter] Acts 2:42-47; Psalm 118:2-4, 13-15, 22-24; 1 Peter 1:3-9; John 20:19-31. [Find the readings here]. St John gives us many stories in his Gospel which show the … Continue reading

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Easter

Reflections on the Readings for Sunday 20 April 2014 [Easter Sunday] Acts 10:34a, 37-43; Psalm 118:1-2, 16-17, 22-23; Colossians 3:1-4; John 20:1-9 (Find the readings here.] This is the day that the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be … Continue reading

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Seeing ourselves in Scripture

Reflections on the readings for Sunday 13 April 2014 [Palm Sunday] Matthew 21:1-11; Isaiah 50:4-7; Psalm 22:8-9, 17-20, 23-24; Philippians 2:6-11: Matthew 26:14-27:6 (Find the readings here.) Matthew’s accounts of the triumphal entry into Jerusalem and that of Jesus’ final … Continue reading

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Living in Hope

Reflections on the Readings for Sunday 6 April 2014 (Fifth Sunday of Lent)Psalm 130:1-8; Ezekiel 37:12-14; Romans 8:8-11; John 11:1-45 [Find the readings here.) Hope is an essential part of the Christian faith, the stubborn belief that there is always … Continue reading

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