Bp Hugh Gilbert

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    Homily for the 2nd Sunday of Easter

    Today is the 2nd Sunday of Easter, also called Sunday in the Octave of Easter. This is the 8th day since Easter Sunday. And in liturgical thinking, the 8th day […]

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    Mini-Sermon for Easter Thursday

    A mini-sermon delivered by Bishop Hugh Gilbert OSB at Mass in St Joseph’s Church, Aberdeen.

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    Homily for Easter Day

    “This day was made by the Lord; we rejoice and are glad.” That’s from Ps 117 (118), and repeated over and over again in the Easter Octave and the Easter […]

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    Homily for the Easter Vigil

    Last year we had no Easter in the flesh – just an online version. This year we have a half and half Easter. Next year, the 3rd year of this […]

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    Homily for Good Friday

    “We adore you, O Christ, and we bless you / because by your holy Cross you have redeemed the world.” We have just heard the Passion of our Lord according […]

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    Homily for Palm Sunday

    We have just heard the Passion according to Mark. It is the bleakest of the four accounts. Jesus dies surrounded by jeering, he dies in the dark, he dies with […]

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    Bishop Hugh’s Easter Message

    Easter this year coincides with the reopening of our churches and a growing, if cautious, hope for life beyond the pandemic. This is a happy convergence.

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    Homily for the 5th Sunday of Lent

    Today we keep the 5th Sunday of Lent, only two weeks from Easter. Today’s Gospel from John ch. 12 is set in Jerusalem in the last week of Jesus’ life. […]

     

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