Sermon Sunday 19th November 2017

The necessity for watchfulness

Last Thursday I went to the Interfaith awareness training in Southall, which is an extraordinary area of London where in the space of a few hundreds yards you have the Church, […]

Christ the King Feast – Evensong 2017

The Feast of Christ the King was officially instituted by Pope Pius XI in 1925. It was a direct Catholic response to the rise of secularism and nationalism. Everyone had still a very vivid […]

Sunday sermon 1st of October 2017

Gospel: Matthew 21: 28-32

Lawrence Kohlberg was an American psychologist best known for his theory of stages of moral development. He wanted to understand whether it existed a common and universal moral framework in the […]

Sunday Sermon 20th August 2017

Sunday sermon

When I looked at Matthew’s gospel while preparing for today’s Sunday Eucharist, I had the impression that I have already heard similar stories somewhere else. Where? Oh yes, in the book of Midrash, […]

Feast of the BVM 13th of August 2017

As many English people and maybe some of you do, during summer time I tend to go with my family to warmer places than England. The choices are usually Italy or Spain. However, It […]

Evensong 2nd of July 2017 – Jesus’ auscultation

Reading this brief story about king Saul and his desperate attempt to regain God’s support using a medium as a last resort to consult the spirit of Samuel, is like watching the 5th season […]

Evensong 4th of June 2017 – Feast of Pentecost

At Ascension Day we left the apostles in the Temple at Jerusalem, and this morning during the Sunday service we heard the first part of the story of the coming of the Holy Spirit […]

Ascension Day 25th May 2017

Ascension Day

Have you ever looked at the same story or fact from two different perspectives? Let me give you a couple of small examples.

During WWII General Creighton Abrams found himself […]

Sunday 7th May 2017 Sermon

Jesus, the truth and the light of the world

A shepherd was herding his flock in a remote pasture when suddenly a brand new Jeep Cherokee advanced out of a dust cloud towards him. The […]

Sunday Sermon 26th February 2017

“Do not tell the vision to anyone
until the Son of Man has been raised from the dead.”

The Transfiguration is certainly one of the most magnificent scene depicted by Raphael, the Italian High Renaissance […]