Tag Archives: Lords Prayer

Homily no. 50 – ‘Our Father (V)’ (CCC 2846–2865)

So, a whole year on since we began our journey through the Catechism, we come to its final pages!  Our last reflection is on the closing words of the Our Father, “And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us … Continue reading

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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. 48 – ‘Our Father (III)’ (CCC 2828–2837)

Some weeks in this series on the Catechism of the Catholic Church I have tried to cover 50, or sometimes even 80, articles of the 2,865 in the whole work … This week we are considering a mere 10!  We … Continue reading

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Homily no. 47 – ‘Our Father (II)’ (CCC 2803–2827)

Last Sunday we began our thinking about the Lord’s Prayer, the Our Father.  We thought about the meaning and import of the opening words, “Our Father, who art in heaven …”  Our review of the Our Father is to help … Continue reading

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Homily no. 46 – ‘Our Father (I)’ (CCC 2759–2802)

A friend of mine who is in her 40s has always been touched and moved by the fact that the first thing she learnt to recite as a very little girl was the Our Father … It is a happy … 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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