Posted: 7 August 2022
Life in the west is very different to that of Jesus’s time. Only very rich people have servants.
Posted: 31 July 2022
Greed and its futility seem to be the theme of today’s liturgy.
Posted: 24 July 2022
The destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah was seen by the Old Testament writer as a punishment for grave sin. Recent archeological discoveries have pin-pointed the probable location of these cities.
Posted: 17 July 2022
Many people, especially feminists, might feel that Jesus was being very unfair to Martha, who was heroically trying single-handedly to provide him with the best possible hospitality.
Posted: 10 July 2022
The lawyer who questioned Jesus about how to obtain eternal life would have been versed in Mosaic law.
Posted: 9 July 2022
St Anne, mother of Our Lady and grandmother of Jesus, is remembered - together with St Joachim, her husband - on 26 July.
Posted: 3 July 2022
Luke is the only evangelist to mention 72 disciples sent out ahead of Jesus. This would indicate that he already had far more trusted followers than just the twelve.
Posted: 26 June 2022
Jesus has already started preparing his disciples for his coming death, and is setting out for Jerusalem. He had talked about entering through the narrow gate (Matt.
Posted: 19 June 2022
The eucharist is at the centre of our Christian faith. It is the commemoration of the loving self-giving of Jesus in his passion and death.