St John 21: 15-19

St John 21: 15-19 We are almost at the end of St John’s Gospel and we come to the final apparition of the Risen Jesus on the shore of the Sea of Tiberias (Galilee). The apostles after an unsuccessful night fishing, are encouraged to cast their net on the right side of the boat by … [Read more…]

What the Saints said about love

What the Saints said about love “You learn to speak by speaking, to study by studying, to run by running, to work by working, and just so, you learn to love by loving. All those who think to learn in any other way, deceive themselves.” St. Francis de Sales “We can cure physical diseases with … [Read more…]

Invitation to join Pope Francis in World Rosary

Invitation to join Pope Francis in World Rosary Pope Francis will lead the recitation of the Rosary this Saturday 30th May at 4.30pm (British time). The theme that he is meditating on is “Devoted and with one accord to prayer, together with Mary” (Acts of the Apostles 1:4) From the Vatican Pope Francis will join … [Read more…]

St John 17:20-26

St John 17:20-26 In today’s Gospel, we come to the last part of Jesus’s High Priestly Prayer. Jesus as the Eternal Son of God, sees at that historical moment in the upper room, all the future believers of every age and time. He therefore prays for us, our families and loved ones. He sees us … [Read more…]

Acts of the Apostles 20: 28-38

Acts of the Apostles 20: 28-38 St Paul in our first reading today concludes his emotional farewell to the Elders (spiritual leaders) of Ephesus with a warning. They have to be on their guard, to be vigilant against those, even from within the community, who will seek to cause confusion with regard to the teachings … [Read more…]

Acts 20:17-27

Fr Joe writes this short reflection on the reading from Mass on the Seventh Tuesday in Eastertide.

Acts 19:1-8

Fr Joe has written this short reflection on the reading from Mass on the Seventh Monday of Eastertide.