Epiphany: Where is the Babe Born to be King?
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Epiphany: Where is the Babe Born to be King?

I read the words the messenger had brought me: ‘Buried with a hundred pounds of myrrh and aloes’. I had almost forgotten him … God knows I’ve tried! Nothing has been quite right since that fool’s errand thirty years ago in my misspent, mystical youth. And now he’s dead, embalmed and buried with my spices,…

Divine Providence- A Reflection
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Divine Providence- A Reflection

“…Everything Na Double Double…” Every now and then “gospel” or religious lyrics spring up as bestseller, song-of-the-year, best singer thriller – the likes of Jerusalema in past months.  For the past twelve years or so, a preacher-singer stormed Sub-Saharan Africa with the pidgin English melodies and lyrics of e e e my God is good…

Th Star of Bethlehem
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Th Star of Bethlehem

The whole question of ‘what was the Star of Bethlehem,’ asked of a Vatican astronomer, has hidden within it all sorts of wildly wrong assumptions. It assumes that our position at the Vatican gives us some special insight into the issue. (It doesn’t. We don’t know anything more than anyone else who’s looked casually into…

Facing the Future without Fear
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Facing the Future without Fear

Prophetic words from Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks as valid now as they were when thy were spoken three years ago. His recent book ‘Morality’ , published shortly before he died, elaborates on the theme. I wish all visitors to this Mill Hill Missionary website a blessed 2021. Fons Eppink mhm Read also: Jonathan Sacks remembered…

At the Beginning of the Year of St Joseph
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At the Beginning of the Year of St Joseph

Pope Francis celebrates Joseph as a father in his recent apostolic letter, Patris corde. At the beginning of this Year of St Joseph, consider what we can learn about Joseph’s fatherhood of Jesus from the context in which Matthew tells us about the birth of Christ. ….”The invitation to us is to do whatever it is…

Rome: Institute of St Anselm
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Rome: Institute of St Anselm

A Year with a Difference. The grace of God leads and guides us in different ways totally unexpected. 2020 has been quite a significant year for the world at large and for the Institute of St Anselm. At the beginning of March 2020 Len and Thalia returned from their visit to the UK and discussed…

Rowan Williams: On Solid Foundation of Human Rights
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Rowan Williams: On Solid Foundation of Human Rights

“The survival of Christian faith does not depend on our resources or ingenuity,” he said. Invoking Jewish holocaust victim Etty Hillesum, he suggested the more modest aim ought to be to “live in such a way that it makes sense to say God lived in these times.” Source: CRUX Read more

4th Sunday of Advent:God doesn’t Choose the Way we would
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4th Sunday of Advent:God doesn’t Choose the Way we would

4th Sunday of Advent: Local Story – Universal Implication
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4th Sunday of Advent: Local Story – Universal Implication

Pope Francis highlights the relationship between the local and the global in his teaching, not least in Fratelli tutti, and what he says has implications for the way in which we relate to our sisters and brothers. Massimo Faggioli invites us to reflect on the illustrations of that contrast that we find in the readings for…

‘Where is God in all this?’ – Matthew’s Genealogy and God’s Presence
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‘Where is God in all this?’ – Matthew’s Genealogy and God’s Presence

A question that has surfaced quite often in 2020 (and not just this year, of course, for it leaps often to our lips) is: ‘Where is God in all this?’ That question has a particular sharpness at this time when the coronavirus has turned all our lives upside down, making them impossible to plan, and…

Timothy Radcliffe O.P. on Creativity and Imagination
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Timothy Radcliffe O.P. on Creativity and Imagination

https://youtu.be/0j9bhHYSRCE In conversation with Paula Gooder, Timothy Radcliffe OP explores some of the ways that creativity and imagination can help us with the search for connection with each other, with ourselves, and with God. Please note that the sound occasionally distorts for a few seconds with an audio echo but this happens infrequently and the…

3rd Sunday of Advent: Gospel Reflection
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3rd Sunday of Advent: Gospel Reflection

The place we really live our faith is not in a church. It is in the desert of our workplaces, our schools, our streets, our homes. There is no other place for the world to hear our call to prepare the way of the Lord, to join us on the way of and to the…