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.

Paul on Paul – 14th November 2021

Hebrews 10:11-14,18
A perfect to last Sunday’s 2nd Reading, this Sunday, we are faced with Christ, not merely as the perfect Priest, but as the Perfect Sacrifice – which forces us to reckon with what we bother with the Mass, and what the poinf of it is.

Paul on Paul – 7th November 2021

Hebrews 9:24-28
The 2nd Reading this Sunday continues the theme of demonstrating Christs compeltion of the Old Covenant – this time focusing on his death, and beginning to consider his Second Coming.

Paul on Paul – 24th October 2021

Hebrews 5:1-6
The 2nd Reading from thus Sunday invites us to consider carefully the service of Priests in the Church – and gives us reason to consider what they are: merely human leaders, or something more.

Paul on Paul – 3rd October 2021

Hebrews 2:9-11
After c.2000 years of Christianity, the conception of Christ as a messenger of the peace of God is easy to understand – it seems normal. But for the first Christians and Judeo-Christians, so wee the Messiah battered and killed was unthinkable.