God requests the pleasure of your company

Gospel Reflection for Sunday October 11th 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time In this Sunday’s gospel, we hear another parable – this time about preparing for and attending a great wedding feast at the invitation of the King. It is through how we live our daily lives and treat others that we prepare for the fullness of God’s Banquet and Kingdom. Each […]

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Journey With The Pope – 19/8/2020

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 19, 2020  “While we all work for a cure for a virus that strikes everyone without distinction, faith exhorts us to commit ourselves seriously and actively to combat indifference in the face of violations of human dignity. This culture of indifference that accompanies the throwaway culture: things that do not affect me, do not interest me. Faith always […]

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Journey With The Pope – 27/7/2020

MONDAY JULY 27, 2020  “On the Day of Judgment we will not be judged for our ideas, but for the compassion we have shown to others.” Pope Francis  @PONTIFEX JULY 14, 2020 Monday of the Seventeenth Week in Ordinary Time DEUTERONOMY 32 You have forgotten God who gave you birth. You were unmindful of the Rock that begot you, You […]

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Journey With The Pope – 16/6/2020

TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 2020  “I urge you to reflect on “life after the pandemic,” for while this storm shall pass, its grave consequences are already being felt. You are not helpless. You have the culture, the method, and most of all, the wisdom that are kneaded with the leaven of feeling the suffering of others as your own. I hope […]

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CAFOD – Coronavirus Appeal Message

The Corona virus is affecting the most vulnerable people in all societies. Just as the impacts of the coronavirus are being felt at unprecedented levels here in the UK, we are extremely concerned about the impact of that the virus will have on vulnerable and marginalised communities in developing countries with healthcare systems much more fragile than our own.     In some […]

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Journey with The Pope – 14/4/2020

TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 2020 “The isolated elderly: solitude and distance. How many elderly there are whose children do not go and visit them in normal times! I remember in Buenos Aires when I visited old people’s homes, I would ask them: And how’s your family? Fine, fine! Do they come? Yes, always! Then the nurse would take me aside and […]

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