A Reflection for the Feast of Christ The King

On a Thursday in the community centre in Fatima Mansions, a group of women wait eagerly to go down to breakfast in the second-floor café. We are welcomed by the men who have done the cooking. They escort us to our tables; take our orders and bring the food with a flourish. Teasing and laughter echo from wall to wall.

A Reflection for the Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

We all have a job to do. What God gives us we put to use for ourselves and for others: how we do that is up to each one of us. Wisdom is like the ‘worthy wife’ of today’s first Reading who...

A Reflection for the Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Everywhere I go I feel that I am being watched, be it by security camera, by security guards or in gated properties. Somebody else needs to know. This kind of security or awareness is somebody else’s requirement. At this time, at the end of the Liturgical Year, we are invited to be ready. The context in which this text was written is different to ours, and readiness is always important.