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Newsletter 10.03.19.

Dear Friends,

Today’s Gospel is an account of the temptation of Jesus. He is offered power and success but on the devil’s terms. We have a chance to begin Lent reflecting on sin and temptation, seeing Lent as a desert

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Newsletter 03.03.19.

 

Dear Friends,

Jesus has left us a life to be imitated much more that doctrines to be known. Better still, he has left us a word to live in our hearts, in our deepest being, where he himself lives

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Newsletter 24.02.19.

 

Dear Friends,

The love that Jesus presents in today’s Gospel is far from easy! Are we capable of answering hatred with goodness, curses with blessings, ill-treatment with prayer?

Lent is fast approaching. This year I am recommending as a

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Newsletter 17.02.19.

Dear Friends,

Happiness is what everyone seeks. But people have different ideas of what happiness is. For the Jews material well-being was considered a sign of God’s blessing: happiness consisted in a long life and abundant possessions. The teaching of

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Newsletter 17.02.19.

Dear Friends,

 

Happiness is what everyone seeks. But people have different ideas of what happiness is. For the Jews material well-being was considered a sign of God’s blessing: happiness consisted in a long life and abundant possessions. The teaching

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Newsletter 10.02.19.

 

Dear Friends,

There is a common theme in today’s readings: the sense of unworthiness on the part of those who encounter God’s holiness - Isaiah in the 1st reading, Paul in the 2nd and Peter in the Gospel. Like

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Newsletter 03.02.19.

 

Dear Friends,

Most people avoid confrontation. In the readings today both the prophet Jeremiah and Jesus are faced with opposition because of their messages. There are times when we too have to content with people who do not share

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Newsletter 27.01.19.

 

Dear Friends,

As we listen to today’s second reading we realise that each person in our communities has a unique and important place. The first reading and the Gospel show how the Word of God can touch people’s hearts

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Newsletter 20.01.19.

 

Dear Friends,

Today’s Gospel is about the wedding feast at Cana, the third of the ‘epiphanies’ revealing who Jesus is. It was the first of the signs given by Jesus…’he let his glory been seen and his disciples believed

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Newsletter 13.01.19.

 

Dear Friends,

Today we celebrate the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord and we will hear the alternative readings for Year C. The Gospel gives a dramatic and public revelation (epiphany) of who Jesus is: ‘You are my

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