Ss Peter & Paul scripture

Ss Peter & Paul scripture

The tension that Paul and Peter hold is one that fascinates me.  They need one another to balance each other out and yet it can be harrowing when the tension is strained.  From all accounts, Peter was inclined…

Sunday 12 scripture

Sunday 12 scripture

Mark 4:35-41   The well known and somewhat clichéd Vivien Greene quotation, “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass . . . it’s about learning to dance in the rain”, came to mind when I was reflecting on the gospel for this Sunday.  I’m...
Sunday 11 scripture

Sunday 11 scripture

Looking at the mustard seeds I have in my spice rack, the thought of one of these becoming almost like a tree seems quite preposterous. I always imagined a barren wasteland and suddenly a mustard tree in its centre.

Sunday 16 scripture

Trinity Sunday scripture

The Gospel in today’s Mass is the very last paragraph of Matthew’s gospel and the episode takes place on a mountain.  Biblical mountains are special places of revelation of God – the episode at the burning bush (Ex 3:1), the giving of the ten commandments on...