Today's Homily

Sunday of Week 12 in Ordinary Time
Job. 38:1,8-11; 2 Cor. 5:14-17 & Mk. 4:35-41
Storms are a familiar phenomena of God’s creation in which the forces of nature are unleashed onto an often unsuspecting neighbourhood. To be caught unawares in a storm while at sea is particularly frightening because there is nowhere to take shelter from the full force of the elements. In...


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