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The Calling of the Apostles Peter and Andrew by Duccio di Buoninsegna

Fifth Sunday of the Year: Is 6:1-8; 1 cor 15:1-11; lk 5:1-11 (year c)

St Paul Writing His Epistles, attributed to Valentin de Boulogne (1591-1632)

Pride led to the downfall of Jerusalem

Fourth Sunday of the Year: Jer 1:4-5 & 17-19; 1 cor 12:31–13:13; lk 4: 21-30 (year c)

A detail from James Tissot’s Jesus Unrolls the Book in the Synagogue

Third Sunday of the Year: Neh 8:2-6; 1 Cor 12:12-30; Lk 1:1-4 & 4:14-21 (year c)

The Marriage at Cana (1561) by the Italian painter Tintoretto (1518-1594)

Second Sunday of the Year: Is 62:1-5; 1 cor 12:4-11; jn 2:1-11 (year c)

The Baptism of Christ by Pietro Perugino

The Baptism of the Lord; Is 42:1-4; Acts 10:34-38; Lk 3:15-16 & 21-22 (year c)

The Nativity of Christ by Russian painter Vladimir Borovikovsky (1757-1825)

Our Christmas can never be based on past memories alone. It must be for us, in our own day, a present work of the Holy Spirit

St John the Baptist Preaching to the Multitude by Pieter Brueghel the Younger

Bar 5:1-9; Phil 1: 3-6 & 8-11; Ik 3:1-6 (Year C)

Anthony van Dyck's Entry of Christ into Jerusalem

Lord Jesus Christ, Universal King: Daniel 7: 13-14; Revelation 1: 5-8;  John 18: 33-37

The Last Judgment (Michelangelo)

Let us live today, whatever problems it might bring, so as to be ready to greet him when he comes

Lesson of the widow's mite. A baroque fresco at Ottobeuren

The 32nd Sunday of the Year 1 Kgs 17:10-16; Heb 9:24-28; Mk 12:38-44 (Year B)