Actions speak louder than words

Gospel Reflection for Sunday September 27th 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time Just as it was with the Scribes and Pharisees, there is always the danger that today I will say one thing and then do the very opposite. It is true; my actions do speak louder than my words! As I try to follow Jesus today, what do my actions […]

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Forgive from the heart

Gospel Reflection for Sunday September 13th 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time Again this Sunday the main theme of our gospel is that of forgiveness.  The great mystery of forgiveness is that the more we share it – give it away, as it were, the more it grows and spreads. But it does require a very determined decision on our part; […]

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Forgiveness

Gospel Reflection for Sunday September 6th 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Jesus speaks about forgiveness in this Sunday’s gospel. When we say the ‘Our Father,’ we pray, forgive us as we forgive others. If we ask and look for forgiveness, then as followers of Jesus, we are challenged to offer forgiveness and at least try to be peacemakers. Again, this is easier […]

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Journey With The Pope – 30/8/2020

SUNDAY AUGUST 30, 2020  “If the virus were to intensify again in a world that is unjust to the poor and vulnerable, then we must change this world… We must act now, to heal the epidemics caused by small, invisible viruses, and to heal those caused by the great and visible social injustices. I propose that this be done by […]

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Journey With The Pope – 28/8/2020

FRIDAY AUGUST 28, 2020  “The pandemic has exposed the plight of the poor and the great inequality that reigns in the world. And the virus, while it does not distinguish between people, has found, in its devastating path, great inequalities and discrimination. And it has exacerbated them!  The response to the pandemic is therefore dual. On the one hand, it […]

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Journey With The Pope 27/8/2020

THURSDAY AUGUST 27, 2020  “It is necessary to understand Jesus, to be familiar with Jesus. I always go back to the advice that I give you: always carry a small pocket-size Gospel and read a passage every day. There you will find Jesus as He is, as He presents Himself; you will find Jesus who loves us, who loves us […]

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The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Gospel Reflection for Sunday August 16th Feast of the Assumption / 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time Like Mary, we are called and invited to bear Christ in the world today through our words, actions and the quality of our daily lives and then live in the hope of eternal life with God, Mary and all the saints. I invite you to […]

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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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