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Reflection for the second week of Ordinary Time

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San giovanni che indica il Cristo a Sant’Andrea
(St John indicates the Christ to St Andrew) 324 more words

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PARENTS OF SPECIAL CHILDREN - A TRULY AMAZING VOCATION

Today I attended a Mass for Children and Young people with special needs.  I went with Mei and Rowena, our novices.  It was especially pertinent that today’s readings were on the subject of vocation and call: 1 Sam 3:3b-10,19 and John 1: 35-51.  167 more words

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Reflection for the First Week of Ordinary Time

You are my beloved Son in whom I am well pleased!


Baptism of Christ by William Blake, 1800

This Sunday’s Gospel tells us that Jesus was baptized by John in the Jordan. 410 more words

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THE WORK OF CHRISTMAS MUST CONTINUE...

Hopefully we all had a lovely Christmas and New Year and were able to capture something of the hope and beauty of this lovely season.  Indeed – how much we need a sense of hope and beauty right now as not only did Christmas dawn in a world marked by violence, pain and suffering but already the early days of January have been filled with terror and death.  125 more words

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SACRAMENT OF RECONCILIATION PRIOR TO CHRISTMAS - GOD REVEALED IN MANY WAYS...

We made it into the church just as a fierce storm burst overhead and the darkened clouds released a deluge of water.  I was accompanying one of the novices to church for the Sacrament of Reconciliation.  292 more words

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Advent week 3 - I will greatly rejoice in God, my Saviour!

This Sunday the first reading from Isaiah is echoed in Mary’s Magnificat: the Spirit of God is upon me, God has anointed me, sent me to bring good news to the oppressed, looked with favour on my lowliness, done great things for me and holy is his name! 210 more words

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Reflection for the Second Week of Advent

In this Sunday’s first reading (1saiah 40:1-5,9-11) we hear:‘Comfort, O comfort my people, says your God. Speak tenderly … The Lord God will feed his flock like a shepherd; he will gather the lambs in his arms, and carry them in his bosom, and gently lead the mother sheep’. 206 more words

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