The Woman at the Well

Imagine the scene, it’s high noon in the rocky desert region of Samaria. The arid landscape is practically shimmering beneath the burning sun. Jesus and his disciples, weary and thirsty from a day’s journeying, the disciples are sent into the city for food and Jesus waits for them in the withering heat, taking a seat near the town’s well – the one made famous by his ancestor Jacob … More The Woman at the Well

Trinity 17

Today’s gospel is probably one of the more familiar healing passages known to most of us and follows a number of sayings from Jesus that Luke has recorded, such as the Rich man and Lazarus … More Trinity 17

Seeing Our Neighbours

The parable of the Good Samaritan, depicted for us in the window over the baptistry area, the lawyer answered Jesus, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your strength, and with all your mind; and your neighbour as yourself”. But then the lawyer turned to Jesus and asks, “Who is my neighbour?” … More Seeing Our Neighbours

THE WOMAN AT THE WELL

Today’s beautiful encounter with the Samaritan woman at the well is the second of four personal encounters with Jesus during Lent from John’s gospel – each showing a particular gift that he brings to us and written so that we, too, can engage in that personal encounter with Jesus that will reveal that gift to us in the way that God seeks to uniquely touch our own lives … More THE WOMAN AT THE WELL