Article on the Parish Festival

Dear All The Galloway Diocesan Newsletter recently asked for contributions to the edition it is preparing for Advent, so I decided to send in an article on our recent Parish Festival along with some photos! I am reproducing it all here just in case the Newsletter decides it doesn’t have...

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Homily for All Saints, 01.11.22

Holiness is not the leisurely pursuit of the chosen few. It is the final goal, the end-game, of the human adventure, of every human life. It is a universal, a Catholic, call and destiny. If the Beatific Vision is the destiny for which we strive; and if the content of...

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Homily on Prayer, 16.10.22

The Amalekites would have defeated Israel if Moses had not kept on praying and if those with him had not kept supporting him. Our real enemies are not flesh and blood, St. Paul tells us, but the spiritual forces of evil. We experience their power and onslaught every day. Jesus...

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