Archives for April, 2017

Fr. Keith’s homily for Divine Mercy Sunday

When St. Faustina first saw the picture of Jesus which he had commanded her to have painted, she burst into tears complaining that it was nothing like as beautiful as the vision of Jesus she had seen when he spoke to her. Jesus himself had to reassure her that it was not the artistic beauty […]

Fr. Keith’s homilies for Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday

Easter “In another world it may be different, but in this world, to live is to change and to be perfect is to have changed often.” These famous words of Cardinal Newman seem especially relevant to this time of year. Not only is the world of nature changing around us almost every day, waking up […]

Fr. Keith’s homily for Palm Sunday

In the Narnia stories by C.S. Lewis, brought to the cinema as ‘The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,’ when the children are told that the ruler of Narnia is a lion, Aslan, they are un-derstandably rather alarmed. “Is he safe? Has he been tamed?” they ask. “No, he is wild and dangerous,” is the […]

Fr. Keith’s Homily for the Fifth Sunday of Lent

When Jesus feeds the 5000 people with five loaves and two pieces of fish there is a sequel we are told about which is at the same time amusing, sad and instructive. The people who have been fed try to force him to become their king, because they see in him a source of free […]