Journey With The Pope – 1/8/2020

SATURDAY AUGUST 1, 2020  “Faith begins when we realise we are in need of salvation. We are not self-sufficient; by ourselves we founder: we need the Lord, like ancient navigators needed the stars. Let us invite Jesus into the boats of our lives. Let us hand over our fears to him so that he can conquer them. Like the disciples, […]

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Journey With The Pope – 17/7/2020

FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2020  “Jesus “emptied himself, taking the form of a servant” (Phil 2:7)… God saved us by serving us. We often think we are the ones who serve God. No, he is the one who freely chose to serve us, for he loved us first. It is difficult to love and not be loved in return. And it […]

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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 – 21/6/2020

SUNDAY, JUNE 21, 2020  “I encourage you to pray for priests, for your parish priest, for those who are close to you and know …, so that through your prayer the Lord will strengthen them in their vocation, comfort them in their ministry and always be ministers of Joy of the Gospel for all people.” Pope Francis  GENERAL AUDIENCE JUNE […]

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St Barnabas – ‘The son of encouragement!’ Acts 11: 21b-26

10th Week of Ordinary Time Thursday June 11th Today’s reflection: St Barnabas – ‘The son of encouragement!’ Acts 11: 21b-26 How can you encourage the person who is feeling ‘out of sorts’, weary and lonely to find the strength and hope in their lives.  We hope you have a great day. God bless, The Oblate Partners in Mission Team

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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 – 10-5-2020

SUNDAY, MAY 10, 2020  “We are here before Mary. We have prayed under her motherly leadership that she guide us to be ever more united to her Son Jesus. We have brought her our joys and our suffering, our hopes and our struggles; we have invoked her by the beautiful title of Salus Populi Romani imploring her for us all, […]

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Journey With The Pope, 05/04/20

MONDAY, MAY 4, 2020  “Easter always ends in the Resurrection and in peace. This does not mean a happy ending, but a loving commitment that makes you tread a difficult path. But He trod it first. It is the promise of love which helps us pass this difficult road. This comforts us and gives us strength…It is a time to […]

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Journey with The Pope – 27/4/2020

MONDAY,  APRIL 27, 2020  “Born from Above is to be born with the strength of the Holy Spirit. We cannot take the Holy Spirit for ourselves; we can only let Him transform us. And our docility opens the door to the Holy Spirit: it is He who does the change, the transformation — this rebirth from Above. It’s Jesus’ promise […]

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