Scripture Note – Sunday 21st November 2021

Christ the King: Yes, I am a king. I was born for this, I came into the world for this: to bear witness to the truth.

Tarsus Scripture School

For Advent and Christmas 2021, Tarsus Scripture School is offering a programme entitled “A Child is Born for us.” It includes one online seminar, one online meditation and six presentations (using Vimeo). The charge is €20 per household / community.

For more information and to register, go to Tarsus Scripture School. The full poster may be viewed below.

  • Jessie Rogers: “Restorer of Ice and nourisher of old age” (Ruth 4:15)
  • Sean Goan: “This happened to fulfil the Scriptures” (Matthew 1-2)
  • Kieran O’Mahony: “Let us go now to Bethlehem” (Luke 1-2)

Christ the King: the readings

  • Full notes (PDF)
  • Gospel notes (Audio)
  • Gospel notes (Portable)
  • Extra gospel exploration (YouTube / the Zoom version is not quite ready but will be uploaded on Monday and can be accessed on

Hearers of the Word, vol. 7 for Advent and Christmas

The next volume for Year C may now be ordered online. It covers the period from the First Sunday of Advent (28 November) until the the Second Sunday of the year (16 January).

“Christ the King” by Malcolm Guite

To hear the poet read the poem, click here.

Wishing you all the blessing of God, as the church year comes to a close.

Kieran J. O’Mahony OSA