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Lenten Reflection Week One

SUNDAY 14 FEBRUARY  You may be tempted not to read today’s Scripture because you have heard it at Mass. Resist the temptation and take some time to read again this short passage of Scripture.  Scripture:               Luke 4: 1 - 13  Reflection Temptation strikes at the heart of each of us. Despite our good ...

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The Holy Season of Lent

The Holy Season of Lent Fast and Abstinence. It is a traditional doctrine of Christian spirituality that a constituent part of repentance, of turning away from sin and back to God, includes some form of penance, without which the Christian is unlikely to remain on the narrow path and be saved (Jer. ...

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Lenten Reflections from Ash Wednesday to Saturday

    ASH WEDNESDAY Day of Fast and Abstinence Genesis 2: 18 – 24 Remember that you are dust and unto dust you shall return. It is an ancient symbol. The palms from last Palm Sunday are burned and given back to us on this Ash Wednesday. We are reminded that we came from ...

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LENTEN SUNDAY 5 – March 13

Once again we need to emphasise and recapture the positive aspect of the Lenten Season, together with its opportunities for growth and change. One short reference from each of TODAY’S OLD TESTAMENT READING are significant. Isaiah tells us "remember not the former things, nor consider the things of old. Behold I am ...

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LENTEN SUNDAY 4 – March 06

There are two points Pope Francis mentioned in a couple of his recent daily homilies which I want to emphasise and link with TODAY’S GOSPEL . There we read the famous parable of The Prodigal Sons. I use the word sons deliberately because both sons were prodigal - the elder no ...

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LENTEN SUNDAY 3 – February 28

As was the case with Abraham THIS SUNDAY’S OLD TESTAMENT READING records that Moses also had questions and doubts at the time of his call. However, Moses also made a personal decision and was willing to seek something out. "I will turn aside and see this great sight why the ...

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