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The Characteristics of Genuine Prayer

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Thirtieth Sunday of the Year (C)  |  Fr Neil Ferguson looks at the four characteristics of genuine prayer according to the teaching of St Thomas. Read more

This Wonderful Title

Monday, December 28, 2015
Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God. fr Neil Ferguson reflects on the meaning of the title Mother of God. Read more

The Eternal Communication of Love and Life

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Trinity Sunday. Fr Neil Ferguson shows us how our knowledge of the Holy Trinity depends upon what is revealed in Jesus Christ. Read more

From East and West

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Twenty-First Sunday of the Year. Fr Neil Ferguson contrasts a false utopian vision for peace with the reality of the unity found in Jesus Christ. Read more

Written in the Heart

Sunday, November 04, 2012

Thirty-First Sunday of the Year. Fr Neil Ferguson explains how God's law is written in the heart, and why our wounded hearts need the healing of Jesus Christ if they are to find God. Read more

Redraw Your Maps

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

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Sunday, February 06, 2011
Fifth Sunday of the Year. Fr Neil Ferguson preaches on the relationship between faith and vision. Read more

From Among Thorns

Sunday, March 07, 2010

Third Sunday of Lent. Fr Neil Ferguson links the burning bush to the Passion of Christ. Read more

The Importance of the Number Seven

Sunday, May 31, 2009

Pentecost Sunday. Fr Neil Ferguson preaches on the menorah. Read more

Faith of Patriarchs and Matriarchs

Friday, August 15, 2008

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Fr Neil Ferguson expounds how the Assumption of Our Lady fulfils the expectation of the Old Testament. Read more

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