February 2, 2017 - Catholic Herald

February 2, 2017

Meeting the Christians of Aleppo

The number of faithful in Syria’s ancient city has fallen from 250,000 to 30,000. Now the war is over, how many of those can...

Word This Week

The Fifth Sunday of the Year Is 58:7-10; 1 Cor 2:1-5; Mt 5:13-16 (year a) ‘Share your bread with the hungry, and shelter the...

God’s power as powerlessness

The French novelist and essayist Léon Bloy once made this comment about God’s power in our world: “God seems to have condemned himself until...

Prize crossword 0476

Cryptic across 1 Evil man, the cursed sailor’s most wicked to come back (7) 5 When in Paris I discover the Lord (5) 8...

Mass readings

Ordinary Form Divine Office Week I Sunday, February 5: Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time Is 58:7-10; Ps 112; 1 Cor 2:1-5; Mt 5:13-16 Monday,...

Pastor Iuventus

The recent celebration of the 75th anniversary of Radio Four’s Desert Island Discs cast me adrift on a sea of nostalgia. We would invariably...

Meeting the Christians of Aleppo

The number of faithful in Syria’s ancient city has fallen from 250,000 to 30,000. Now the war is over, how many of those can...

Word This Week

The Fifth Sunday of the Year Is 58:7-10; 1 Cor 2:1-5; Mt 5:13-16 (year a) ‘Share your bread with the hungry, and shelter the...

God’s power as powerlessness

The French novelist and essayist Léon Bloy once made this comment about God’s power in our world: “God seems to have condemned himself until...

Prize crossword 0476

Cryptic across 1 Evil man, the cursed sailor’s most wicked to come back (7) 5 When in Paris I discover the Lord (5) 8...

Mass readings

Ordinary Form Divine Office Week I Sunday, February 5: Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time Is 58:7-10; Ps 112; 1 Cor 2:1-5; Mt 5:13-16 Monday,...

Pastor Iuventus

The recent celebration of the 75th anniversary of Radio Four’s Desert Island Discs cast me adrift on a sea of nostalgia. We would invariably...