Daily Archives: 9 April 2022


The pastor preached a bit today on the centurion’s witness at Jesus’ death: The centurion who witnessed what had happened glorified God and said, “This man was innocent beyond doubt.” (Luke 23:47) The word for “innocent” can also be translated … Continue reading

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Spe Salvi 31: Hopes, Greater and Lesser

Let’s wrap up The true shape of Christian hope, shall we? According to Pope Benedict XVI there’s nothing wrong with pinning our hopes on matters that the world considers important. I suppose education, career, meeting good friends, and the like. Perhaps … Continue reading

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The Armchair Liturgist Saves Your Seat

One of the Church’s processional days beckons. It’s Palm Sunday and we’re on our way to Jerusalem. My parish invites people outside, weather permitting, and maybe yours does too. We also field the occasional protest that if the weather’s too … Continue reading

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