Tag Archives: God the Father

Homily no. 49 – ‘Our Father (IV)’ (CCC 2838–2845)

We’re nearing the end, now, of our year-long journey through the Catechism!  And we are focussing on the need for prayer — the ‘fuel’ of our faith — and how the Our Father should be the pattern for all our … Continue reading

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Homily no. 43 – ‘The Tradition of Prayer’ (CCC 2650–2682)

We’ve seen over the last couple of weeks, in thinking about prayer in the 4th section of the Catechism, how the currents of prayer continued in the Old Testament reach their perfection and fulfilment in the New Testament, in the … Continue reading

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Homily no. 42 – ‘Prayers of Jesus — Prayer of the Church’ (CCC 2598–2649)

Last Sunday we embarked on our analysis of the 4th main part of the Catechism, the section on prayer.  And we looked last week at some of the traditions of prayer in the Old Testament, the beautiful prayers coming from … Continue reading

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Homily no. 9 – ‘Jesus’s Death’ (CCC 571–630)

In the millennium year 2000, there was a wonderful exhibition at the National Gallery, Seeing Salvation, full of Christian art, depicting the life of Christ.  It was estimated that over a third of a million people saw that exhibition, so … Continue reading

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Homily no. 7 – ‘Son of God / Mary’ (CCC 422–483 / 484–511)

It’s Advent, as you know — but today/yesterday is also the feast of the Immaculate Conception of Our Lady — and so it’s very fitting to be thinking about the Son of God, and Our Lady too, and how their … Continue reading

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