• Homily for 3rd Sunday of Advent

    An old monk once told me this story. He was visiting a Catholic couple in Germany in the 1930s. They asked him if he would speak with their son. The […]

  • Reflections on the 1st Sunday of Advent

    Extracts from Homilies and Catechesis Isaiah 2:1-5 – Ps 121 – Romans 13:11-14 – Matthew 24:37-44 Beginning Advent Today we’re beginning Advent. It comes gently enough, but it’s not a […]

  • Dedication of the church

    Homily for the Dedication of the church of St Joseph, Invergordon 29 November 2013 What are we doing this evening? First of all, we’re crowning almost a century of Catholic […]

  • Homily for 33rd Sunday of the Year

    In these last weeks of the Church’s year and again, when that year begins afresh in Advent, the liturgy and the readings take us on eagle’s wings, as it were. […]

  • Homily for 32nd Sunday of Ordinary Time

    Today is Remembrance Sunday, first of all. We remember the dead of the two World and other wars.  We remember especially the dead of our own country. But not only […]

  • Homily for Welcome of Dominican Sisters

    What is happening today? I’m old enough to remember Westerns. And here we are, wagons drawn close, feeling our last days have come and our scalps about to be removed, […]

  • The general statement

    The story of abuse at Fort Augustus Abbey School and Carlekemp Preparatory School in Scotland has been widely reported in Scotland and also in England.  The Abbot President was asked […]

  • Homily of Fr Richard Yeo

    Homily of Fr Richard Yeo, Abbot President of the English Benedictine Congregation at Fort Augustus on Sunday 18 August, 20th Sunday of the Year. Today’s Scripture readings are a bit odd.  In […]


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