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The Transfiguration of the Lord

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Richard Dawkins, and many atheists like him, demand physical evidence for anything to be accepted as fact.

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Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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“The Kingdom of Heaven” is a phrase used only by Matthew; the other evangelists use the expression “Kingdom of Heaven.” It seems to mean the presence or rule of God, and Matthew uses many parables

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Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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Darnel is a noxious weed which closely resembles wheat. Its seeds are poisonous, and eating them can be fatal.

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Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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The parable of the sower is timeless in that every generation can understand its imagery. People from the west of Ireland can particularly understand rocky ground!

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Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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St Paul made the cross the central part of his teaching.

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Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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Often the words of Jesus seem puzzling. He himself lived in a family for thirty years, which was his main education in life and where he loved and was loved.

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Saint of the Month: St Benedict

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St Benedict, the father of western monasticism and a patron of Europe, is remembered on 11 July.

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Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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One of the main themes of today’s readings is God’s love for us. Jesus used the image of a sparrow to describe this love. A sparrow is a very unremarkable bird with its drab brown colouring.

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Concert: Chorus Angelicus

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Chorus Angelicus, from Connecticut in the USA, gives a concert in the Cathedral on Wednesday 28 June 2023 at 7:30pm.

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Concert: International Handbell Ringers

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A concert of massed handbell ringers from all across the USA, on Thursday 22 June 2023 at 8:00pm.

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