Theology and Scripture

As we take another step into Advent, the First Reading introduces one of the main themes of this period of the year: Peace. Isaiah paints a picture of the whole world, of people and animals living together in harmony, led by a King who has all the...
A painting of John the Baptist and the people with Jesus walking towards them
At the start of the Church’s year, we enter the wondrous season of Advent with an exhortation to ‘stay awake’. We begin a time of preparation and anticipation as we look forward to welcoming the Christ Child into the world at Christmas. Christ calls...
A clock face
This Sunday brings the Church’s liturgical year to its conclusion. Today we celebrate our King whose wealth lies in his love for all, and whose authority is exercised through the service of those who are often considered the least in society...
Three crosses against a purple background
As we come towards the end of the Church’s year, the readings encourage us to look at our world with open eyes, without pretence; to be filled with hope because God is faithful, working always for good. Even if we have to suffer, God is with us. The...
Temple in Capernaum
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