Behold I stand at the door and knock...

Behold I stand at the door and knock...

“Behold I stand at the door and knock; if any one hears my voice and opens the door, I will come into him…” (Revelation 3:20)A collection of my Sunday homilies for Holy Mass as well as some occasional talks and reflections. May my words enable you t


13th Sunday in Ordinary Time & St Gianna Molla
Jun 26 • 16 min
The Lord continues to make demands of us if we are to be His disciples. Being a Catholic, being a Christian is not easy and not for the faint-hearted! The example of St Gianna Molla can inspire us and her intercession from Heaven can help us in living…
12th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Jun 19 • 10 min
Today we return to Sundays of Ordinary Time.Our Catholic faith is a great treasure but it is not a museum piece. It is meant to be alive and lived as well as to be shared with others. This is for their good as well as for our own salvation.
Solemnity of Corpus Christi
Jun 12 • 14 min
What a wonderful solemnity!Today we honour and worship Our Lord, Jesus Christ, whose abiding presence for His Church is the Most Blessed Sacrament. This is the greatest treasure we have and it is the gift of our Saviour to us. How much we should be…
Trinity Sunday
Jun 5 • 13 min
One of the key Christian dogmas, that sets us apart from Judaism and Islam, and of course, from another other supernatural, spiritual or natural belief system. That God has one nature and three Divine Persons is a mystery but not a contradiction. Our…
Pentecost Sunday
May 29 • 19 min
Pentecost Sunday - what a wonderful Solemnity and feast day, which concludes the Easter Season!This podcast is a little longer than usual. I suppose I got carried away, but there is so much to say about the Holy Spirit. Of course, I haven’t said it all,…
The Ascension of the Lord
May 23 • 15 min
This Sunday in some parts of the Catholic world, we celebrate the Ascension of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ.It’s part of the untidiness of the Church’s calendar that in the Extraordinary Form of the Mass as well as in some regions, the Ascension…
6th Sunday of Easter
May 16 • 14 min
The Ascension of the Lord and Pentecost draw closer as we come towards the end of the Easter Season. We begin to hear this Sunday Our Lord speak to the Apostles of the new and revolutionary coming of the Holy Spirit into the world. As we listen to the…
5th Sunday of Easter
May 8 • 17 min
The priesthood of Christ is the theme of this Sunday’s podcast. I explore the common priesthood of all the baptised and the ordained ministry of the New Testament priesthood. I hope you find it beneficial.The hymn comes from the Choir of Kings College,…
4th Sunday of Easter - Good Shepherd Sunday
May 2 • 17 min
Good Shepherd Sunday & World Day of Prayer for VocationsToday has a triple focus: the 4th Sunday of Easter, Good Shepherd Sunday and the World Day of Prayer for Vocations to the Priesthood and Consecrated Life.That’s quite a lot! I hope I help you…
Third Sunday of Easter
Apr 24 • 11 min
The Road to Emmaus is one of the best-known appearances of the Risen Lord. It has relevance at all times to our lives but, in this time of pandemic, I suggest that it has a more defined and refined application to our situation.Christus vincit. Christus…
Divine Mercy Sunday
Apr 19 • 13 min
Today’s podcast begins with a moving and beautiful Catholic hymn, which I remember fondly from my childhood: “Jesus in Your Heart We Find”. It is the human heart of Jesus, in which is human love and divine love, that is the fullest expression of Divine…
Easter Octave
Apr 15 • 12 min
A bonus podcast!I was not intending to post another podcast until next Sunday (Divine Mercy Sunday) but I offer you this reflection upon Holy Baptism drawing upon a single sentence in one of the Epistle readings from the Mass of Easter Day. Baptism is…
Easter Sunday
Apr 10 • 12 min
After the solemn liturgies of Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and the Vigil in the Holy Night, I offer my homily and reflections for Easter Day; particularly in the circumstances that surround us this Easter, with all the restrictions and impositions that…
Passion/Palm Sunday
Apr 3 • 10 min
This Sunday we begin Holy Week. It is a very different experience this year with the Coronavirus restrictions. Most of you will not participate in the commemoration of the Lord’s triumphant entry into Jerusalem, except maybe via a livestream Mass. If…
Pandemic Ponderings
Mar 30 • 12 min
Where has the COVID19 or Wuhan virus come from? Can we say that it is a chastisement from God for idolatry and sin? These and other questions I explore in the first episode of my podcast.