Theology and Scripture

Today marks the climax of the great Fifty Days of Eastertide. Christians celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit, and with it, the birth of the Church, the Body of Christ here on earth. Jesus promises his disciples at the Last Supper that both he...
Stained glass window with a dove
As we come close to the end of the season of Easter, our readings are full of joy and the hope that comes from trust in the Risen Lord Jesus. The First Reading from the Acts of the Apostles tells of the martyrdom of Stephen after he speaks of Jesus...
A bible open on the gospel of John
As Eastertide continues, we can take fresh heart that we are part of God’s glorious plan to bring about a new creation. Jesus’s new commandment to love one another as he loves us is the key to transforming the world. The exhilarating mission of Paul...
Sun shining through trees
We are Easter people, and in the Spirit of Easter, we are sent out to share the joy of the Resurrection throughout the world. In today’s familiar Gospel story, the risen Christ appears to the disciples in the upper room on the day of Resurrection...
The Upper Room by Duccio di Buoninsegna: the disciples and Mary in the Upper Room
Today we arrive at the oldest of the Church’s Feast Days, and the pinnacle of the liturgical year: the wonder-filled celebration of the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. The Psalmist joyfully foresees the resurrection of Jesus and recognises it...
Mosaic of the resurrection with Christ surrounded by disciples and Mary
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