Journey With The Pope – 24/9/2020

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 24, 2020  “It is necessary to apply merciful love in all human relationships: between spouses, between parents and children, within our communities, in the Church and also in society and politics.  “Remember the end and stop hating.” Nice sentence! Think about the end! Do you think that you will be in a coffin … and you will carry […]

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Journey With The Pope – 18/9/2020

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 18, 2020  “The Christian response to the pandemic and to the consequent socio-economic crisis is based on love, above all, love of God who always precedes us (cf. 1 Jn 4:19). He loves us first. He always precedes us in love and in solutions. He loves us unconditionally and when we welcome this divine love, then we can […]

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Journey With The Pope – 29/8/2020

SATURDAY AUGUST 29, 2020  “Christ Himself, Who is God, despoiled Himself, making Himself similar to men; and he chose not a life of privilege, but he chose the condition of a servant (cf. Phil 2:6-7). He annihilated Himself by making Himself a servant. He was born into a humble family and worked as a craftsman… He stood among the sick, […]

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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 – 12/8/2020

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 12, 2020  “I hope that during this time many will be able to have a few days of rest and contact with nature, in which the spiritual dimension may also be recharged. At the same time I hope that, with the converging commitment of all political and economic leaders, work might resume: families and society cannot continue without […]

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Journey With The Pope – 5/8/2020

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 5, 2020  ““Do this in remembrance of me” (1 Cor 11:24). Do! The Eucharist is not simply an act of remembrance; it is a fact: the Lord’s Passover is made present once again for us. In Mass the death and resurrection of Jesus are set before us. Do this in remembrance of me: come together and celebrate the […]

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When A Little Is Enough

Gospel Reflection for Sunday August 2nd 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time   As the bread and wine are transformed during mass, so too are we. It becomes our responsibility to become agents of change to make our families, communities and society better places for everyone. I invite you to read my gospel reflection for this Sunday. With every blessing, Br Michael […]

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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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Journey With The Pope – 25/7/2020

SATURDAY JULY 25, 2020 “We need to renew a lively awareness of God’s passion for humanity and its world. Human beings were made by God “in his image” – “male and female” (Gen 1:27) – as spiritual and sentient, conscious and free. The relationship between man and woman is the primary place where all creation speaks with God and bears […]

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