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One of the joys of a country walk is to able to pick fruit growing on the highways and byways and, if you are lucky, to pick homegrown fruit. Fruit trees need pruning - and the Lord calls Himself the “true vine,” we are the branches. What will our pruning......


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It’s not only the miracles and healings that often astonish the disciples of Jesus, but most profoundly it’s His teachings. His teaching on riches and possessions stunned His disciples. It leads us to ponder our attitude to “things,” possessions, even our created world. How do we cultivate the correct practice......


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Looking at the times we live in, we can echo the words of Charles Dickens, “it was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” St. Augustine amusingly preached back in the 5th century about our tendency to think the past was always better. All time is in......


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Jesus, as the phrase goes, says what He means and means what He says. Small children understand that, it’s only adults who seem to have a problem. His words, as St. Peter said, as “words of life.” As He teaches us about His presence in the Eucharist we should seek,......


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We all pray - or we should pray. But pray for what and how? All through the day we can offer short prayers of praise and thanksgiving, petition and contrition. The most important thing is the constancy of our prayer, following the example of the Lord and His disciples. Faithful......


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