Theology and Scripture

Pope Francis has designated today as the Sunday of the Word of God, when we are reminded that the Lord is in constant dialogue with his people through his Holy Word. Let us ask to hear the Lord and enter more deeply into relationship with him as we...
A woman stands facing some light.
As we begin the New Year, whatever our mood or life-situation, our readings give us hope and comfort as we celebrate Jesus Christ’s life of service and ministry. In the so-called ‘Servant Song’, Isaiah writes of the mysterious servant of the Lord...
Sun breaking through clouds over water.
With the feast of the Epiphany ending the main season of Christmastide, we come this Sunday to the Baptism of the Lord. Today we consider the adult Jesus, his identity and his mission. We are encouraged in the First Reading to see Jesus in the...
River
This leaflet covers the period from Christmas Day to the Epiphany.
Sculptures of the magi
‘Rejoice!’ The word that begins the First Reading resounds in today’s liturgy. Isaiah wants to show us that it is in the wilderness – the place of loneliness and desolation, and every human need – where rejoicing is to be found. It is exactly here,...
A road through a forest
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