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Saint of the Month: St Martin of Tours

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The fourth-century bishop, Martin of Tours, is remembered on 11 November.

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Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

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Jewish marriages had an established ritual. First there was the engagement, which was a formal agreement made by the fathers. Then there was the betrothal where promises were made.

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Thirty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time

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The Pharisees have, on the whole, had a bad press, but we have to be careful about blanket condemnation of the group. Nicodemus was a pharisee and Joseph of Arimathea may have been one.

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Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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The Pharisees should have been very pleased that Jesus had silenced the Saducees (Matt. 22:23-33) who differed with them on the doctrine of the resurrection.

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Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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The Pharisees and Herodians were normally antagonistic towards one another but for different reasons they both wanted to trap Jesus.

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Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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The late Enda Lyons described Jesus as a self-portrait by God. Who could describe God better than the second person of the Trinity?

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Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

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Once more Jesus uses the image of a vineyard in his parable. It echoes the passage from Isaiah. God had nourished his chosen people as a vine-grower nourishes his vineyard.

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Saint of the Month: St Therese of Lisieux

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St Therese of Lisieux, the Little Flower, is remembered on 1 October.

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Concert: Ensemble Nobiles

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Friday 6 October 2023, at 7:30pm.

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Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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The image of a vineyard was used very often in both the Old and New Testaments.

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