Category Archives: Lent

The problem of a God who weeps.

The raising of Lazarus – Jn 11 and the real issue behind Jesus as fully God and fully man. Podbean Podcast of the Homily for the 5th Sunday of Lent – the Raising of Lazarus.

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Experiencing Holy Week Part 7 – Good Friday

Good Friday. ‘Good’? On this day we commemorate the Supreme Good that came from brutality and violence. There is no Mass celebrated today and no other Sacraments should be celebrated except the Sacrament of the Sick and the Sacrament of … Continue reading

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Experiencing Holy Week – Part 4 – Spy Wednesday

The Wednesday of Holy Week is sometimes referred to as ‘Spy Wednesday’ because the Gospel passage for the day is the negotiations Judas has with the Authorities about betraying Jesus. It’s a good place to start reflecting on how easily … Continue reading

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Post Easter Hangover

I did a very Catholic Lent this year. It was good. In fact, the best Lent that I can remember. I did the usual thing of giving up Chocolate, but I added a number of other small disciplines, like alcohol,Red … Continue reading

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