Month: August 2022

Turning Things Up Side Down

When [Jesus] noticed how the guests chose the places of honour, he told them a parable. “When you are invited by someone to a wedding banquet, do not sit down at the place of honour, in case someone more distinguished than you has been invited by your host; and the host who invited both of …

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About Father Dave Smith

Preacher, Pugilist, Activist, Father of four

Bad Religion

“And just then there appeared a woman with a spirit that had crippled her for eighteen years. She was bent over and was quite unable to stand up straight. When Jesus saw her, he called her over and said, “Woman, you are set free from your ailment.” When he laid his hands on her, immediately …

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About Father Dave Smith

Preacher, Pugilist, Activist, Father of four

The Price of Peace

“Do you think that I have come to bring peace to the earth? No, I tell you, but rather division!” (Luke 12:51) Did Jesus really say that? Are those really the words of the ‘Prince of Peace’? If you’ve been following our Gospel readings for the last few weeks, you’d be forgiven for thinking we …

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About Father Dave Smith

Preacher, Pugilist, Activist, Father of four

Where your treasure is

“Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom. Sell your possessions and give to the poor. Provide purses for yourselves that will not wear out, a treasure in heaven that will never fail, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys. For where your treasure …

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About Father Dave Smith

Preacher, Pugilist, Activist, Father of four

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