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POPE FRANCIS AND HOLINESS...

When I bought a copy of Pope Francis’s latest Apostolic Exhortation ‘Rejoice and be Glad’ it was so new it wasn’t even logged into the computer of the bookshop. 67 more words

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Joy that orientates our life

During these weeks of Easter we are invited to understand and experience resurrection, not as an historical moment or a exclusively divine event but as a… 229 more words

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Pilgrimage to Lindisfarne

A group of FCJs and young adults are just back from a four day walking pilgrimage to Lindisfarne, a tidal island of the North East coast of England. 157 more words

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The Risen One

As I read the Resurrection stories from the Gospels I don’t find lots of certainty and immediate clarity, in today’s Gospel  John 20:11-18

 Mary is seeking Jesus who was placed within the tomb, and her confusion and grief when she discovers he is not there are understandable. 400 more words

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PRAYING FOR YOU THIS EASTER

I have kept all of you very much in my thoughts and prayer these days as we have spent time reflecting deeply on the death and resurrection of Jesus. 86 more words

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Some images in Holy Week

I have been struck in recent days by how personal and tactile the events leading to the Passion are. The single, personal relationships and interactions. The choices of each individual in their relationship with God. 286 more words

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THE CHANCE TO DO A LITTLE GOOD

It is a great privilege to be able to offer help in simple ways to those who need it. Recently we were able to give some financial assistance to a young woman who is going to Hong Kong to work. 117 more words

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