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Reading Luke in Lent - Luke 5: 27-39

This is the first of the meals or banquets in Luke’s Gospel. Each meal is a foretaste of the Last...

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Reading Luke in Lent - Luke 5: 1-26

Luke’s storytelling can have vivid touches: the boat pushed away from the shore, the removal of a...

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Reading Luke in Lent - Luke 4: 1-13

Jesus, strengthened by the Holy Spirit, is led into the wilderness. Luke has just made a...

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Reading Luke in Lent - Luke 4: 14-44

In the previous passage Jesus proclaimed the kingdom in words here it is proclaimed through his...

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Reading Luke in Lent - Luke 3: 21-38

Jesus prays throughout Luke’s Gospel. Here, following his baptism, his prayer is answered by the...

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Reading Luke in Lent - Luke 3: 1-20

Just as at the beginning of his Gospel, Luke gives the historical context for this new stage in...

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Reading Luke in Lent - Luke 2: 20-52

Luke’s story of the births of John the Baptist and of Jesus began in the temple and here returns...

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Reading Luke in Lent - Luke 2: 1-19

Just as in Chapter 1, Luke compared Jesus with John the Baptist, in Chapter 2 he compares Jesus...

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Reading Luke in Lent - Luke 1: 57-80

The crowd is often fickle in Luke’s Gospel. They begin by rejoicing with Elizabeth but then put...

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Reading Luke in Lent - Luke 1: 39-56

The encounter between Mary and Elizabeth is filled with joy. John the Baptist’s leaping in the...

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Reading Luke in Lent - Luke 1: 26-38

The Annunciation is contrasted with the foretelling of the birth of John the Baptist to show that...

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Reading Luke in Lent - Luke 1: 1-25

The narrative begins with the events leading up to the birth of Jesus, the only Gospel to do so,...

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Introduction

An introduction to our podcast series 'Reading Luke in Lent' by Fr Chris Thomas, General...

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Reading Luke in Lent - Luke 9:28-62

In Luke’s Gospel Jesus prays before significant events. Mountains carry the resonance of Moses’...

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Reading Luke in Lent - Luke 10:1-42

The formation of the disciples by Jesus continues. First three potential followers learn the cost...

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Reading Luke in Lent - Luke 12:1-21

On the journey to Jerusalem the focus of Jesus’ preaching is what it means to be a disciple. In a...

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Reading Luke in Lent - Luke 11:1-54

At the heart of this chapter is Jesus’ saying ‘Blessed are those who hear the word of God and...

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Reading Luke in Lent - Luke 12: 22-48

Jesus’ phrases, ‘where your treasure is, there will your heart be also’, cuts both ways. The...

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The Complete Luminous Mysteries, A Caribbean Rosary

Listen to A Caribbean Rosary-The Luminous Mysteries, the complete Luminous Mysteries, sung from...

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The Complete Joyful Mysteries, A Caribbean Rosary

Listen to the Joyful Mysteries from the soon to be released album-A Caribbean Rosary by Color....

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