Bp Hugh Gilbert

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    Mass for the 30th Anniversary of the Ordination of Fr Derick McCulloch to the Catholic Priesthood

    “It was he who sent me”, says Jesus to his adversaries in today’s Gospel. Jesus was sent by the Father to show him to the world and bring us to […]

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    Homily for the 3rd Sunday of Lent

    “Time and again you offered them covenants”. So, says the 4th Eucharistic Prayer. Covenants are the theme of this Lent’s first readings. On the 1st Sunday of Lent, we heard […]

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    Homily for the Station Mass – St Mary’s, Nairn

    1. God, of thy pity, unto us thy children Bend down thine ear in thine own lovingkindness, And all thy people’s prayers and vows ascending Hear, we beseech thee.

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    Homily for the 2nd Sunday of Lent

    Today, candidates from the Cathedral parish and St Joseph’s School will sign up, as it were, to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation later in the year. Through that Sacrament we […]

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    Homily for the 1st Sunday of Lent

    Today we hear from St Mark of our Lord’s temptation in the desert, from Genesis of God’s promise to Noah and family after the flood, and from St Peter of […]

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    Station Mass and Mass for the Enrolment of the Elect

    May I ask, have you noticed the birdsong? The temperature rises a little and out it bubbles. City life can separate us from these things; it fills our lives with […]

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    Homily for Ash Wednesday

    Today, the ship of Lent sets sail and we climb on board. Today, Mother Church, Mother Lent – wearing purple – comes towards us, and puts ashes on our forehead.

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    Homily for the 2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time

    In today’s Collect we turned to the “Almighty, ever-living God”. We turned to him because he “governs all things both in heaven and on earth. “Hear the pleading of your […]

     

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