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Latest Episodes…

  1. COVID19: No public worship, self-isolation and social distancing

    Our latest podcast again features Professor Jim McManus who's Hertfordshire County Council's Director of Public Health and a key contributor to the Catholic Church's Healthcare Reference Group. Now, sadly, we've had to suspend public acts of worship, Jim gives us an update and offers some dos and don'ts when it comes ...

    2020-03-20

  2. Coronavirus - What Catholics need to know about COVID-19

    There's an understandable level of anxiety generated whenever anyone talks about Coronavirus and the global impact of COVID-19. But what is always needed is clear information and a sensible approach to containing, delaying and coping with the virus. Professor Jim McManus joins us today to discuss COVID-19 and how we can ...

    2020-03-14

  3. Epiphany: Following the stellar arrangements

    We're into the new year and it's well worth remembering that Christmas doesn't end on Boxing Day as everyone looks to move on rather too quickly. Canon Christopher Thomas concludes our series of six Advent and Christmas reflections by looking at what is revealed to us at the great Feast of ...

    2020-01-05

  4. Christmas: How silently the wondrous gift is given

    As Advent - the great season of anticipation and preparation - draws to a close we arrive at the crib to celebrate Christ among us - the Word made flesh. Canon Christopher Thomas offers us a thought-provoking Christmas reflection. Silence lies at the heart of the ultimate Christmas gift, yet to ...

    2019-12-24

  5. Advent: Trust in God and each other

    Trust is in relatively short supply these days. As we arrive at the fourth and final Sunday of Advent, we look at the extraordinary bonds of trust we see in the Nativity story. Joseph trusted Mary, Mary trusted God - both turned away from the judgements of society. ...

    2019-12-21