Paul on Paul – 10th April 2022

Philippians 2:6-11
Palm Sunday is the beginning of Holy Week in the Church: a time of particular prayer and preparation.
This Sunday’s 2nd Reading provides a wonderful method of preparation for that – the Story of Christ in the Gospel.

Paul on Paul – 3rd April 2022

Philippians 3:8-14
For the Jews of the 1st Century, the Law of Moses was the closest God could be, and following the Law was what set the Jewish peopel apart. In this Sunday’s 2nd Reading, St. Paul tells us that the Law is not enough when Christ – God himself – has sought us out to enter into a relationship with us. Today – that means building our faith.

Paul on Paul – 13th March 2022

Philippians 3:17 – 4:1
Knowing whose example to follow as a Christian is not easy. Even within the Catholic Church there can be many different voices. In thus Weekends’ 2nd Reading, St. Paul encourages us to follow good examples, to listen discerningly, and to remember that our true home is Heaven.

Paul on Paul – 6th February 2022

1 Corinthians 15:1-11
The Resurrection is the most important event in History and Christianity – but for someone to rise from the dead, they must firstly die. That is the key feature of our 2nd Reading this Sunday – and also, it turns out, a great work of English Literature.

Paul on Paul – 16th January 2022

1 Corinthians 12: 14-11
We all have different skills and talents – we all have different roles in our families, our lives, or work places and in the Church. But St. Paul shares with us that while these are all different – and we can’t all to everything – all these work together for a common goal – God.

Paul on Paul – 2nd January 2022

hesians 3:2-3A, 5-6
This Sunday invites us to think about gifts – be they from Wise Men or not. The 2nd Reading focuses on the Gift of Faith – whcih we recieve, yes, from people in our lives – but one that, ultimately, comes from God.

Paul on Paul – 19th December 2021

Hebrews 10:5-10
This Sunday is the 4th and Final Sunday of Advent and the Church, through our readings from Scripture this week guide us to consider the greatest of all the Christian Virtues – Love. But it is not always easy and Lov – ture, proper love – always invovled sacrifices of the self in favour of the other person – and that includes Love of God, love of Family and Love of Neighbour.

Paul on Paul – 12th December 2021

Philippians 4:4-7
On Gaudete Sunday, the 3rd Sunday of Advent – we focus on Joy. This Sunday’s 2nd Readings implores us to be happy to to pray for what we need – but how can we be happy when our praye appears to be unanswered. That answer lies in Joy.

Paul on Paul – 5th December 2021

Philippians 1: 4-6, 8-11
On the 2nd Sunday of Advent, the Church asks us to reflect upon the virtue of Faith – and the 2nd Readin this Sunday gives us a way yo do that, by showing the fundemental important of Love in true faith.