Turning their backs

Rejected prophets

April 12, 2019

Both Jesus and Jeremiah find themselves in difficult situations today. For Jeremiah it is the reality of being a prophet, the people do not like what God is calling... Read more

Covenant

Our Covenant with God

April 11, 2019

In the first reading today God makes a covenant with Abraham. This covenant is a sacred contract between God and his servant, Abraham. God promises to make Abraham the... Read more

Freedom

Free for Good

April 10, 2019

“Before all else be free persons”, said Pope Francis to the students. He continued: “Freedom means always choosing the good. Being free to always... Read more

Ocean

An Ocean of God's Love

April 9, 2019

In today’s Scripture readings we have an example of the early Church trying to explain the meaning of Jesus’ terrible death. At the time of Jesus death his... Read more

Woman taken in adultery

Neither do I condem You

April 8, 2019

The story of Susana in today’s first reading has a familiar theme. It has been repeated down through the ages. People seek to deflect the guilt from their... Read more

Woman taken in adultery

A different way of looking

April 7, 2019

For me the interesting thing about our Gospel story today has always been that it is only the woman who is brought before Jesus. She was caught in the act of adultery... Read more

Indecision

Who is He?

April 6, 2019

Who is this Jesus? You are there. The discussion is an interesting one, but it has a tinge of animosity and suspicion in it. There are many people asking Jesus... Read more

Bookofwisdom

Inconvenient Wisdom

April 5, 2019

The Book of Wisdom was written a century or two before the time of Jesus.  But it echoes the mindset of the religious authorities at the time of  His... Read more