• Homily for the 20th Sunday of Ordinary Time

    ‘O woman, great is your faith.’ Behind all three readings today, there’s one same thing: the great divide between the Jews and non-Jews, the latter also known as Gentiles or […]

  • Homily for the Solemnity of the Assumption

    ‘Blessed is she who believed.’ How fortunate, how blessed we are to have things like this – the Assumption of Mary – to believe in and feed our souls on! […]

  • Pastoral Letter for Sunday 10th August 2014

    Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, We are all aware of the conflicts ravaging the Middle East. We feel we should be more than mere head-shaking spectators. But what can […]

  • Homily for 18th Sunday of the Year

    Tomorrow marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I, or of Great Britain’s entry into it. How few people imagined what it would be like! Pope St […]

  • Homily for 17th Sunday of the Year

    This is the third consecutive Sunday we’ve heard the parables of Jesus – the seven he gives in ch. 13 of St Matthew’s Gospel. Today we hear the last three: […]

  • Homily for the Feast of our Lady of Aberdeen

    In the Lady Chapel of the church of Notre Dame du Finistère in Brussels stands a statue of our Lady holding the infant Jesus. It’s made of wood, oak, and […]

  • Homily for New Dawn Conference

    Isn’t it good to be here? Isn’t it good to have expressed our love of Mary so publicly? And how delighted I am that New Dawn Scotland should have chosen […]

  • Homily for the Solemnity of Ss Peter and Paul

    Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us, Ss Peter and Paul, pray for us, All holy apostles, pray for us. The Church is not unlike this monastery. Some bits […]


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