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21st Week in Ordinary Time: Sunday 25th August 2019

Jerusalem was in ruins after the Babylonian captivity. Some Jews had remained, but many had been taken to Babylon. The returning captives were like refugees. The Jews were devastated as Continue Reading

Feast of St Bartholomew, Apostle: Saturday 24th August 2019

The Entrance Antiphon today sums up the life and work of an Apostle. An Apostle must “day after day proclaim the salvation of the Lord” and “proclaim his glory to Continue Reading

20th Week in Ordinary Time: Friday 23rd August 2019

Due to famine, Elimelech, Naomi and their sons left Bethlehem and went to Moab. Elimelech died, the sons married Moabite women and Continue Reading