Living Word

Our world turned upside down

Catholic Voice- 3 March 2021 0

Rather, whoever wishes to be great among you shall be your servant;... Just so, the Son of Man did not come to be served but ... Read More

Perception Filter

Catholic Voice- 2 March 2021 0

In some of the earlier episodes of Doctor Who, the Doctor introduces the concept of a perception filter. Perception filters had the effect of directing ... Read More

Shades of Meaning

Catholic Voice- 25 February 2021 0

Prayer is the primordial form of trust: The vocabulary of supplication in the New Testament is rich in shades of meaning: ask, beseech, plead, invoke, ... Read More

I give up, or maybe not

Catholic Voice- 19 February 2021 0

So, what are you “giving up” for Lent? It was always chocolate when I was a child. I suppose if you weren’t much of a ... Read More

Prompt Our Actions

Catholic Voice- 18 February 2021 0

Today, take your pick. The first reading sets before us life or death, blessing or curse (Deuteronomy 30). Psalm 1 reminds us ‘that most of ... Read More

Be on your guard!

Catholic Voice- 16 February 2021 0

Today’s gospel begins with the instruction that the disciples should ”be on your guard against the yeast of the Pharisees and the yeast of Herod.” ... Read More

Homicide

Catholic Voice- 15 February 2021 0

Cain kills his blood brother Abel. It is the first homicide reported in the Bible (Genesis 4). How does God respond? As with Adam, after ... Read More