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Two minutes of silence to remember

Every year since 1919, the nation has paused for two minutes in silence remembering the millions of men and women from Britain, Ireland and the Commonwealth who have served and sacrificed in defence of our democracy and way of life. Remembrance unites our communities across faiths, cultures, and generations, and the Royal British Legion want […]

Michæl McFarland Campbell 
Christianity

Allowing God to stay at our side

Some thoughts from the readings for the Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time in Year B, 3 October 2021. Readings: Genesis 2:18–24; Psalm 128: 1–6; Hebrews 2:9–11; Mark 10:2–16. God is at our side Two thousand years ago, before the first Christmas, most religions were designed to keep the gods at a safe distance. Pagan religions […]

Michæl McFarland Campbell 
Christianity

The gift of faith through the Eucharist

Some reflections on the readings for the Eucharist for the Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B): 1 Kings 19:4–8; Psalm 34:2-9; Ephesians 4:30–5:2; St John 5:41–51. The Eucharist nourishes eternal life Our Lord Jesus Christ packs three momentous lessons into this discoures on the Eucharist in today’s Gospel reading. Firstly, He points out the […]

Michæl McFarland Campbell