The Pope’s Monthly Pray intention for March is – Formation in Spiritual Discernment Taken from Daily Prayer: https://www.pray.com.au This website allows us to follow along with Pope Francis’ monthly intentions to pray for the challenges of humanity and for the
What does Lent mean to you? Giving up things? As Fr Andy Hamilton (2018) reflects , this was often an attitude we had when we were children. Giving up lollies and storing them in a jar to eat at Easter
The birth of Jesus, celebrated by hundreds of millions every year on Christmas, is certainly one of the world’s best known stories. Surprisingly, this famous scene only appears in two of the four canonical gospels, Matthew and Luke. Of these
Hearing the story of Christmas you can always expect a twist to it, but seeing and hearing it through the eyes of a child is extra special. Merry Christmas!
Christmas Prayer When the song of the angels has been stilled, when the star has gone from the night sky, when the kings have reached their far shores, when the shepherds have returned to their flocks, then the work of
End of School Year Reflection As approach Advent and Christmas and celebrate the end of another school year, like the Roman god Janus, we look back and look forward. Fr Richard McBride would like to share a little reflection we could do together.
THE WATER AND THE LIGHT In the Gospel of John, we find a famous saying of Jesus: “He who believes in Me, as the Scripture has said, out of his heart will flow rivers of living water.” Jesus cried these words out
Saint of the Day for September 8 The Church has celebrated Mary’s birth since at least the sixth century. A September birth was chosen because the Eastern Church begins its Church year with September. The September 8 date helped determine
This Sunday in the Liturgical Year celebrates the Transfiguration of the Lord. I have always found that the interpretation of the Transfiguration by the Redemptorist priest Fr Denis McBride a very moving interpretation that speaks greatly to me. I would
Elizabeth Pike in her book The Power of Story begins by saying: “I firmly believe there is power in story. A culture’s mythology is its living spiritual beliefs and is born within its stories; their loss is always a moral catastrophe.”