Preaching by Benjamin Earl O.P.

Benjamin Earl Benjamin Earl is Vicar of the Dominican House in Durham, established in September 2012. He is also Parish Priest of St Cuthbert's Parish and Catholic Chaplain to Durham University.

Why Do We Pray?

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Twenty-Ninth Sunday of the Year (C)  |  Fr Benjamin Earl shows how today’s scripture readings can help answer the question “why do we pray?” at several levels. Read more

Unfair, Yet Fair

Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Feast of the Holy Family. fr Benjamin Earl reflects upon how the Holy Family help us to respond to the unfairness of our own family lives.  Read more

What is Easter all about?

Friday, April 03, 2015

Easter Sunday. fr Ben wonders what a person who knows nothing of the Christian faith would make of the Easter Vigil. Read more

Lifetimes of Penitence

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Fourth Sunday of Lent (Laetare Sunday). fr Benjamin helps us to see how the Christian life is a life of penance, which through the gift of Christ's sacrifice anticipates eternal life. Read more

Living Stones

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Fifth Sunday of Easter. Fr Benjamin Earl invites us to imagine a Church made of living stones. Read more

Keeping to Your Word

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Nineteenth Sunday of the Year. Fr Benjamin Earl reflects upon how our words reflect and yet differ immeasurably from the Word of God. Read more

Total Giving

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Twenty-Eighth Sunday of the Year. Fr Benjamin Earl casts light on how God transforms our helplessness through His love in Jesus Christ, inviting us to give our whole self in return. Read more

I Am Not

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Third Sunday of Advent (Gaudete Sunday). Fr Benjamin Earl preaches on the identity of Christ, and our own identity. Read more

Not a Time for Glory?

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Second Sunday of Lent. Fr Benjamin Earl wonders why we read about the Transfiguration during Lent.

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Blind Faith?

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Second Sunday of Easter (Low Sunday). Fr Benjamin Earl warns us not to feel superior to 'Doubting Thomas'. Read more

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