Theology and Scripture

In this time of worldwide fear and uncertainty, we are called to a deepening faith in our Lord, our stronghold and hope. As Christians, we also try to be a beacon of light for our fellow human beings. The First Reading picks up the early Christian...
The apostles with Mary gathered in the Upper Room
Even though we remain conscious of the real trauma that many continue to struggle with today, there is a sense of joy in this week’s readings. We hear of it arising from the marvellous acts of the apostles (today’s First Reading), and also in the...
Jesus talks to his disciples in the Upper Room.
This week’s readings speak powerfully of faith, hope and trust in God. During the coming week and for the weeks ahead, God’s word inspires, sustains and encourages us as we continue to live with the impacts of current events. We learn how the early...
Belltower at St Beuno's
Today is known as Good Shepherd Sunday, for the Gospel is always taken from St John, where Jesus speaks of himself as the ‘Good Shepherd’. A shepherd leads his flock and Jesus is the shepherd who leads his followers. The sheep know his voice, trust...
Two sheep and a rainbow
At the heart of today’s Easter liturgy, we witness God’s unending love and mercy at work in the midst of very human doubt and weakness. In the Gospel, the risen Christ appears amongst the disciples in their hiding place. Blessed with the Holy Spirit...
St Thomas touches Christ's side
On this Easter morning, we stand with the first believers at the empty tomb, full of wonder and awe at the enormity of what has taken place. Today we can trust that our whole life lies with Christ. In the First Reading, we hear Peter addressing a...
An angel and soliders near the tomb
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