White rose

What is one flower in a forest? I have just been reading Eoin Dempsey’s White Rose Black Forest, about a young woman who becomes involved in...

Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi is the name of a college of Cambridge University and it is the name...

A masterpiece

People have always been drawn by beauty. We have only to look at the ancient temples...

Secular saints

When we speak of ‘saints’ we normally mean baptised persons who have been formerly declared as...

That your joy may be complete

When I started reading the Scriptures I used to find the Farewell Discourse in John (Chaps...

Pruning the fruit bearers

“Every branch that bears fruit he prunes.” People who achieve great things seem to also suffer...

Embarrassed by holiness

There was a time when the word ‘holy’ was a welcome sound.  But today it has...

HOMAGE TO AN ARCHBISHOP

Archbishop Emeritus Telesphore Mpundu astonished the large congregation, which included President Edgar Lungu, when he spoke...

Seeing something special

“The headmaster said I couldn’t be taught.  He threw my schoolwork out the window.” Richard was...

He is coming

Is it because I have a mind formed in the north that I become irritated when...

A grain of wheat

We were running out of fuel but there was no sign of a filling station anywhere....

The healing of the nations

When Jesus evicted the vendors from the temple I hope they had somewhere else to go....

A prophet from among you

A prophet is one who understands what is happening, warns about dangers if people do not...

Reaching for the stars

When I was growing up in Ireland, I’d watch Jimmy O Neill taking a pride in...

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