Fear and Faith

Gospel Reflection for Sunday August 9th 19th Sunday in Ordinary Time   We are all now experiencing a ‘new normal.’ We may still be feeling unsure and anxious. Can we stretch out our hand to Jesus as we hear him say to each of us, ‘Courage! It is I! Do not be afraid.’ Whatever storms we are experiencing today, we are not […]

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Journey With The Pope – 6/8/2020

THURSDAY AUGUST 6, 2020  “The life of sailors or fishermen and their families is very difficult.  Sometimes they are victims of forced labor or are left behind in distant ports.  The competition of industrial fishing and the problem of pollution make their work even more complicated.  Without the people of the sea, many parts of the world would starve.  Let […]

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Journey With The Pope – 26/7/2020

SUNDAY JULY 26, 2020  “The family ought to be protected. It faces many dangers: the fast pace of life, stress. Sometimes, parents forget to play with their children. The Church needs to encourage families and stay at their side, helping them to discover ways that allow them to overcome all of these difficulties. Let us pray that today families may […]

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May God help us cast off and transform anything that is troubling us this day!

16th Week of Ordinary Time Tuesday July 21st   Today’s reflection: “Have MERCY on us, O God, washday all our iniquities and cast all our wrong doing into the bottom of the sea.” (Micah 7:18-20) May God help us cast off and transform anything that is troubling us this day! We hope you have a great day. God bless, The Oblate Partners in […]

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Come to me all you who are overburdened…

Gospel Reflection for Sunday July 5th 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time   Jesus says to each of us this very day ‘Come to me if you are overburdened and I will give you rest.’ Jesus is not asking us to go through any of this on our own. He wants to walk with us by our side and wants us to walk […]

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Journey With The Pope – 1/7/2020

WEDNESDAY, JULY 1, 2020  “There is no true love without the cross, that is, without a personal price to pay…And when borne with Jesus, the cross is not scary because He is always at our side to support us in the hour of the most difficult trial, to give us strength and courage. Nor is it necessary to get agitated […]

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Journey With The Pope – 25/6/2020

THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 2020  “The Lord knows that evil and sins do not define us; they are diseases, infections. And he comes to heal them with the Eucharist, which contains the antibodies to our negative memory. With Jesus, we can become immune to sadness. We will always remember our failures, troubles, problems at home and at work, our unrealized dreams. […]

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Do Not Be Afraid

Gospel Reflection for Sunday June 21st Do not be afraid Dear  Gemma These are difficult and demanding days for all of us. Much of what we have taken for granted has been taken from us. Many more are suffering the pain and bereavement because members of their families, friends or neighbours have died. At time likes this, it is only […]

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Journey With The Pope – 19/5/2020

TUESDAY, MAY 19, 2020  “At some time in our lives we are all faced with the experience of error and sin, and it is the Holy Spirit who helps us not to succumb, and enables us to grasp and live fully the meaning of Jesus’s words: “If you love me, you will keep my commandments.”  The commandments are not given […]

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Journey With The Pope – 17/5/2020

SUNDAY, MAY 17, 2020  “In these days of great anxiety and hardship, many have used war-like metaphors to refer to the pandemic we are experiencing. If the struggle against COVID-19 is a war, then you are truly an invisible army, fighting in the most dangerous trenches; an army whose only weapons are solidarity, hope, and community spirit, all revitalizing at […]

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