Tag: hope

Is it right to fear God?

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Is it right to fear God?

Is it right to fear God? What is the difference between a destructive fear and a “holy trepidation”? An Advent homily by Fr Stephen Wang: Look around you at the chapel walls. Look at the […]

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Infertility Awareness: A Catholic Perspective

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Infertility Awareness: A Catholic Perspective

This post is copied here, with permission, from the Conceiving Hope blog. It was written as part of the Infertility Awareness Week which took place last week: One in six couples will experience infertility at […]

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Spiritual reading for Eastertide

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Spiritual reading for Eastertide

I’ve just finished a beautiful book of talks and meditations by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, then Cardinal Ratzinger, called Images of Hope: Meditations on Major Feasts. It’s one of those traditional compilations that brings together someone’s […]

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Young people ‘feel they have nothing to live for’

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Young people ‘feel they have nothing to live for’

A study for the Prince’s Trust suggests that as many as three quarters of a million young people in the UK may feel that they have nothing to live for, and that almost a third […]

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The question is not whether we will die – but how we shall live

Filed in Ethics by on December 9, 2013
The question is not whether we will die – but how we shall live

An address given by Fr Martin Boland at the St Francis Hospice “Light up a Life” Service, on the 2nd Sunday of Advent Last year, I went to visit a man, a parishioner from the Cathedral here […]

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Archbishop Vincent Nichols: Homily for the Mass for the Victims of the Typhoon Haiyan

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Archbishop Vincent Nichols: Homily for the Mass for the Victims of the Typhoon Haiyan

Westminster Cathedral – Friday 15 November 2013 My brothers and sisters, this evening we gather to pray for all who have lost their lives or been caught up in the horrific devastation caused by typhoon Haiyan, […]

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Does God have a plan for you?

Filed in Spirituality by on September 6, 2013 0 Comments
Does God have a plan for you?

I gave a talk recently about providence. Is it true that God has a plan for us? Is it true that he guides all that happens within creation, and all that happens within our own […]

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