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Homily for Palm Sunday

By the Rev. David Brinton. Some years ago in the Cowley Fathers newsletter Martin Smith wrote about an archaeological discovery made in the Egyptian desert near the pyramids.  The archaeologists found a testimonial tablet, erected

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Once I Was Blind And Now I See.

By The Rev. David Brinton John 9:1-41 There is an almost eerie, solemn and even incantatory quality to this story of the man born blind, with its repetitions and the terse quality of the conversations,

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Fishers of Men.

Mt. 4:12-23, Is 9:1-4; 1 Cor 1:10-18 By Fr. David Brinton OGS. How many of you remember singing this in Sunday School? “I will make you fishers of men, fishers of men, fishers of men. 

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Homily for St. John’s Day.

By Sr. Doreen, SSJD. Sirach 15:1-6 Psalm 92 1 John 1:1-9 John 21:19-24 We celebrate the Feast of St. John twice – once now during Christmastide and once again in May. It is an important

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Christmas Day Homily

 By Sr. Constance Joanna, SSJD Isaiah 52:7-10    / Psalm 98 / Hebrews 1:1-12     / John 1:1-14 Some of you will know of the Christmas Truce that took place between the allied forces and the German army in

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Making Room

By the Most Reverend Fred Hiltz In the last few days I have made room in my study for the Christmas crèche. Making room simply means clearing the top of an old dresser cabinet. The

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