On this Second Sunday of Easter it would be profitable to remind ourselves that the Church spends a full eight weeks celebrating the Lord’s resurrection. Certainly we need time (and should make this time fruitful for ourselves) to take in the rich depths offered the believing Christian by the living truth of the fact that […]
A long time ago I recall seeing what is called ‘a legend card’ with the picture of a small flower under which was written bloom where you are planted. The sheer grandeur, drama and power of the resurrection event can overwhelm us. We end up making ourselves think that we are really unable to produce […]
The weekly scripture reflections will be on hold for the duration of the Christmas period, with the reflections starting again on the Second Sunday of Ordinary Time, on January 15th 2017. We regret any inconveniences caused. May you be blessed during this Christmas period and have a safe new year.
Let us, briefly, think back on last week’s references about a faith which makes us vulnerable. We also spoke about this vulnerability becoming especially evident as we relate with love to others. Now, think back on all the Gospel extracts that have been proclaimed on the previous Easter Sundays. We should not overlook that each […]
Last week we thought about the importance of bringing ourselves before him … in other words, bringing ourselves into the PRESENCE of the Resurrected Christ. Like the disciples and Mary of Magdala who visited the empty tomb I must find the Risen Lord. Where IS he in my life and living? The answer to this […]
What a splendid GOSPEL [JOHN 10: 27 – 30] for us to read and reflect on at the start of our fourth week of striving to personalise our RESURRECTION FAITH. If we read these three short verses carefully, we should be able to make the verses of TODAY’S PSALM [100 or 99] a real prayer […]