Lectio Divina 12 April 2024

A reading from the holy Gospel according to Luke 24:35-48 The disciples told their story of what had happened on the road and how they had recognised Jesus at the breaking of the bread. They were still talking about this when Jesus himself stood among them and said to...

Lectio Divina 5 April 2024

A reading from the holy Gospel according to John 20:19-31 In the evening of the same day, the first day of the week, the doors were closed in the room where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews.  Jesus came and stood among them.  He said to them, ‘Peace be...

Easter Triduum – Good Friday

The Lord is here, present among us. We are gathered with the whole Church in this moment of prayer. What is the meaning of ‘good’ in Good Friday? Perhaps the title takes up a now lost sense of ‘holy’ found within the range of ancient usage of the word ‘good’. Indeed,...

Lectio Divina 22 March 2024

The passion of our Lord Jesus Christ according to Mark 15:1-39 First thing in the morning, the chief priest together with the elders and scribes, in short the whole Sanhedrin, had their plan ready.  They had Jesus bound and took him away and handed him over to Pilate....

Lectio Divina 15 March 2024

A reading from the holy Gospel according to John 12:20-33 Among those who went up to worship at the festival were some Greeks.  These approached Philip, who came from Bethsaida in Galilee, and put their request to him, ‘Sir, we should like to see Jesus.’...

Lectio Divina 8 March 2024

A reading from the holy Gospel according to John 3:14-21 Jesus said to Nicodemus: ‘The Son of Man must be lifted up as Moses lifted up the serpent in the desert, so that everyone who believes may have eternal life in him. Yes, God loved the world so much that he...