THURSDAY  The weekly magazine of S Giles-in-Reading  28 May, 2020  The City of God Fr David  Flaming Letters  Fr Tomas  ar...
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First Things  Fr David  Pentecost  The City of God  I  n Holy Scripture, the expression,    The City    represents the rei...
There is a variety of gifts but always the same Spirit  there are all sorts of service to be done, but always to the same ...
now belong  We have heard them over and over again for the past few months  -- Having nothing, yet we poccess all things  ...
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Expositio Lectionis Dominicae aka... a reflection on this coming Sunday   s lessons  Fr Tomas  Flaming Letters  O  n Pente...
On this very special day, the Holy Spirit descended on the disciples during the celebrations of the Jewish harvest festiva...
radically and forever transformed through the events of Easter. The word of God was no longer in need of tablet stones  th...
readingintohistory John Dearing  The Amazing Frenches of Reading  W  hen I first wrote up this bit of Reading   s history ...
Reading School  outside the city centre off the road towards the main station, St David   s, this is a daughter church to ...
gospel to one of the    godless villages    surrounding Reading. However, when the chapel in Castle Street was admitted in...
St Mary. He is described as having    no academic ability but he was a very capable administrator and a man of tireless en...
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The Holy Ones A series on a Saint of the week.  Lucy Stothard  Expanding the Heart It   s almost Pentecost, so it seems fi...
on the idea of ordination and instead set to work, evangelising and serving the poor of the city. Philip spent his nights ...
approved. The Oratory, as it is known, still exists today as an organisation of secular priests and lay brothers. Philip l...
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The guest bit A Guest Essay  J. Augustine Di Noia, O.P.  In God   s Time  A  sh Wednesday fell on February 26 this year, o...
Lent has come to an end. Although Italy and other countries are cautiously beginning to negotiate    reopening,    the pan...
of our Risen Lord over sin and death. This deeply distressing crisis has sharpened our sense of the paschal mystery. The b...
that culminates in sending his only begotten Son to conquer through his death and resurrection the sin and death that hold...
These temporary conditions have allowed wild animals to wander at will on the streets of our cities. What does it mean tha...
Everyone is full of uncertainty. As Fr. Thomas Joseph White notes,    the most technologically advanced countries face the...
kind of unease we are feeling now, to expose the lurking possibilities of collapse in the whole fragile array of provision...
The final word Bp Jonathan Goodall  He Stands before God  T  he Ascension of Christ is an event that according to the Acts...
Intercession literally means to stand in between, to take a step into the middle of a situation, and to intervene on behal...
as a great merciful priest  cf. Heb 7.25 .    Who is going to condemn us    , asked St Paul,    Remember, it is the messia...
in our words spoken before God, but in living before him with the attitude     the extended, embracing arms     of the Cru...