Reflections

  I give you a new commandment; love one another

May 11, 2022
Reflection - Fifth Sunday of Easter 2022 The gospel does not tell us the explicit plan. We are called to trust in God’s abilities, but after the Resurrection, we know how to do those actions that will assist God’s purpose.
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  Lord, you know everything, you know I love you

May 01, 2022
Reflection - Third Sunday of Easter 2022 This week the dramatic exchange between Jesus and Peter results in a total affirmation of Jesus by Peter.
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  Come down from your Cross, save yourself.

Apr 11, 2022
Reflection - Holy Thursday Night and Good Friday 2022
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  The joyful entry riding to His death

Apr 06, 2022
The entrance into Jerusalem was planned, and followers or supporters hailed Jesus as he rode into Jerusalem. We know he was riding to his death, but those present on that happy day were expecting something of this man: success, liberation from bondage, and who knows what else?
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  Neither do I condemn you

Apr 03, 2022
The woman caught in adultery is inexplicably saved by Jesus from the mob with a blood lust for her life; Paul of Tarsus, who reveals the deep 'love affair' he has with God in the person of Jesus the risen one; The prophet Isaiah bringing hope to God's people in Babylon: these are encounters inspired…
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  For anyone who is in Christ, there is a new creation

Mar 24, 2022
Just as the Eucharist reminds us of Christ's body and the promises he fulfilled in becoming a man and dying for us, the Israelites remembered that Moses led the people out of slavery in Egypt under the guidance of Moses. Memory is such an essential part of our relationship with God, and the events in…
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  God has always called the shots

Mar 18, 2022
Jesus came and turned this notion on its head. Scripture scholars explain how the Pharisees would not accept Jesus because he was not made in their image of the Messiah, the chosen one from God.
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  The Transfiguration of the Lord

Mar 10, 2022
The readings of the Second Sunday of Lent make us think back to the baptism of Jesus in the Jordan river when a voice declares, “ You are my Son the Beloved, my favour rests on you.” A wonderful spontaneous blessing falls on Jesus as he prepares for his ministry from God.
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  A turbulent ministry

Mar 09, 2022
Spiritual writers have used the desert as a symbolic place where humans have to confront themselves, where they have to withstand challenges to their self-esteem, where they have to make the dangerous journey from counting on self to depending on God. All the time the emptiness of the desert, especially…
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  Holy Week reflection

Mar 08, 2022
Then, once again, he examined the torn, brown paper packaging, the handwritten name and address, and the towel itself, hoping to discover some hidden clue as to who the sender might be and what their intent was.
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  Doing in order to deepen

Mar 02, 2022
As Christian people, we make an effort to become better people, that is, to become more like Jesus in the way we act and speak. We cultivate our relationship with God through extra prayer or making an effort to say our prayers better. We try to be more generous, that’s why Project Compass comes online…
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  Reflection - A city draws its life from the sea

Jan 14, 2022
Traditionally, Mass is followed by a procession of boats carrying large baskets of flowers to be presented to St Peter. Its roots in the festival of Yemanjá (the god of the sea, often depicted as a mermaid) are evident, as her image is placed beside that of St Peter in the flower basket the men that…
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  The Feast of Christ the King

Nov 21, 2021
Reflection - The Feast of Christ the King Just as people reacted to the princely Church, this same Church produced outstanding men and women who lived simply and prayed faithfully and stayed close to the earth and its people. They were and are a reaction to the ostentation of the Church.
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  Trust in God still

Nov 14, 2021
Reflection - Thirty Third Sunday of Ordinary Time On the one hand, time is an essential factor. Just as the temple in Jerusalem was destroyed, the world will eventually come to an end. Are we close to it? On the other hand, the gospel of Mark is about meaning. In all the tumultuous events of our world,…
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  The gift of ourselves to God

Nov 07, 2021
Reflection - Thirty Second Sunday of Ordinary Time Jesus could be praising the woman for her trust in God by giving all she had or criticising the scribes for persuading her, a vulnerable widow, to give away the last of her money.
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  You are not far from the kingdom of God

Oct 30, 2021
Reflection - Thirty First Sunday of Ordinary Time But for Christian believers, God is not a ‘thing’ or an abstract being, but a person, who has taken the initiative to inform us we have a destiny with God.
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  What do you want me to do for you?

Oct 23, 2021
Reflection - Thirtieth Sunday of Ordinary Time We need to have Bartimaeus’ confidence and commit ourselves too. Letting go is difficult and the future may be uncertain. In that way, we are like the apostles who had much to learn. The Holy Spirit was with them, the same for us.
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  Anyone who wants to be great among you must be your servant

Oct 16, 2021
Reflection - Twenty-Ninth Sunday of Ordinary Time Losing one’s life means that a person can be truly free, truly wise, truly courageous. Truly Christlike.
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  Jesus looked steadily at him and loved him

Oct 09, 2021
Reflection - Twenty-Eighth Sunday of Ordinary Time Underneath this drama, we pick up a sub-plot. Jesus is calling on the disciples to give their lives away into his safekeeping.
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  Welcome the kingdom of heaven like a little child

Oct 03, 2021
Reflection - Twenty Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time Marriage is for life, it reflects the vision that God had for people. The two sexes find fulfilment in their union of mind hear soul and body.
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