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Where Our True Happiness Lies

Friday, October 28, 2016

Solemnity of All Saints  |  Fr Dominic Ryan says the saints show us that true happiness is attainable, and we should avail ourselves of the same help that they had from God. Read more

Sanctuaries of Holiness

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Solemnity of All Saints. fr John Patrick Kenrick examines the nature of sainthood. Read more

Blessings for All

Sunday, November 02, 2014

Solemnity of All Saints. fr Robert Gay presents the moral life as one which is offered to all, not to a chosen few. Read more

Become Yourself in Christ

Friday, November 01, 2013

Solemnity of All Saints. Fr Timothy Radcliffe helps us to see how in becoming more like Christ we become more ourselves. Read more

To Live As Saints

Thursday, November 01, 2012

Solemnity of All Saints. Fr David helps us to see that become a saint is not a rejection of life, but the crowning of life. Read more

Hoping to See God

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

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Real Saints

Monday, November 01, 2010

Solemnity of All Saints. Fr Martin Ganeri tells us that true holiness must always find its source in Jesus Christ. Read more

What We May Become

Sunday, November 01, 2009

Solemnity of All Saints. Fr Dominic Ryan encourages us to use our imagination.

It's always sad to meet someone with a lack of imagination. Not the kind of imagination you need to think about mythical creatures like dragons, or alternative possibilities like what might have happened if such and such was the case. Rather it's the kind of imagination you need to recognise that things can actually be different and that human beings can be better - much better - than we usually are.

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Great Cloud of Witnesses

Sunday, November 02, 2008

Solemnity of All Saints. On the solemnity of All Saints, transferred to today in England and Wales, Fr Fabian Radcliffe delights in the Family of God. Read more

Forward in Hope

Thursday, November 01, 2007

Solemnity of All Saints. Fr Aelred Connelly finds inspiration for the Church Militant in the manifold examples offered by the Church Triumphant.  Read more

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