Christometer

CHRISTOMETER   How real is Jesus Christ to you? How real is your relationship with him? Consider these random statements I have put together and others that occur to you …   1. I think of Christ often, sometimes, now and again, rarely, never. He makes no real difference to...

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Disturbed by God

Mary wondered what the greeting of the Angel could mean. In fact, she was deeply disturbed by it. It’s only some days later when she visits Elizabeth that we gather that Mary has understood the Angel’s greeting. The words of her Magnificat show that the penny had dropped. “My soul...

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From the End to its Beginning

FROM THE END TO ITS BEGINNING   Until 17th December, Advent is focused on the end of time and the return of Christ in glory to judge the living and the dead. Then, suddenly, the Liturgy shifts the camera back to the beginning of the end: to the first coming...

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