The Paschal Mystery & the Sign of Jonah

The Paschal Mystery & the Sign of Jonah

The crowds got even bigger and Jesus addressed them, ‘This is an evil generation; it is asking for a sign. The only sign it will be given is the sign of Jonah.’ (Luke 11:29) What could Jesus have meant by this reference to a character from an ancient...
The World is Now Scrutinising the Church

The World is Now Scrutinising the Church

“The fact is that now it is no longer the church scrutinizing the signs of the times in the light of the Gospel. It is also the signs of the times – beginning with the voices of victims and survivors of abuse – scrutinizing the church in the light of...
What Do We Mean by The Kingdom of God?

What Do We Mean by The Kingdom of God?

Christian orthodoxy has always seen Christ as king as well as prophet and priest – a king who will personally and visibly reign some day, following the second coming. In the meantime there is ‘the kingdom of God’ which Vatican 2 identifies with the...

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