Tag Archives: Old Testament

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. 41 – ‘The Call to Prayer’ (CCC 2258–2597)

I am lucky to have been able to spend much of my holiday in a very prayerful place — a place which, while busy with guests, has a beautiful and cool chapel, where one can retreat to away from the … Continue reading

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Homily no. 33 – ‘First Commandment’ (CCC 2083–2141)

We launch ourselves today into an exploration of the Ten Commandments, those ancient commands that God gave to our Jewish forebears long ago, at the time of Moses, over 3000 years ago.  Yet, despite their antiquity, they are as relevant … Continue reading

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Homily 4 – ‘God the Father / The Trinity’ (CCC 198–267)

After three weeks of introductions, we launch today into the Creed.  An explanation of the Creed takes up the first of the Catechism’s 4 sections, and will take us till February to study.  The texts of the creeds which we … Continue reading

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Homily no. 1 – ‘Divine Revelation’ (CCC 27–73)

This ‘Year of Faith’ proclaimed by the Pope, has as one of its aims the better understanding by Catholics of the content of the faith.  Archbishop Nichols, in his homily here 2 weeks ago, explained (using the idea of a … Continue reading

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