Fr Hugh’s Homily for 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time
So you are standing in the middle of, say, the British Science Museum with your nephew and niece who are about seven who you are taking out on a trip. Then suddenly you realise that your niece has disappeared. She was there a minute ago but somehow has vanished. So you say to you nephew, “Just stay there while I look for her.” This is desperation as you have no faith in him doing so but off you go thinking of what you are going to say to your sister if you only come back with one of them, which of course you cannot do. But you have to go and look. What else can you do? ….