The 2nd National Basic Education Conference to be held on 31 March-1 April 2014 in Johannesburg.
As we progress further into 2014, it must be important for us to become angel-messengers TO OURSELVES – as well as others. This Sunday’s OLD TESTAMENT SCRIPTURE [ISAIAH 9: 1 – 4] contains the message of which we meed to remind ourselves. There we read that “the yoke of his burden, and the staff for […]
We have seven weeks before Ash Wednesday entraps us – six ‘ordinary’ Sundays and one given to the celebration of the PRESENTATION OF THE LORD. This Sunday’s Gospel is taken from John, and the Presentation from Luke. Otherwise we will be reading Matthew. So, we will have a good chance of refining our human / […]
Remember last week’s emphasis on our call and challenge to manifest, show forth, the Lord to our world – especially to those at the door waiting to be invited in?! John the Baptist manifested Jesus Christ to his world – to the crowd thronging around – those who were eager to be invited in. It […]
I am sure these reflections have, in the past. suggested that there will always be a market for what I term A PIN RELIGION / FAITH? This is the sort of thing I mean: punch in your Personal Identity Number, press receive, and out pops God with your predetermined expectation! This approach is reflected not […]
As many of you may well remember, this Sunday’s celebration of the Holy Family at Nazareth is my nemesis? I have long found it difficult to be comfortable in preaching at Mass on this day. Why? Because I am acutely aware that sitting there in front of me will always be good people of whose […]