Reflections

Where is the baby?

Where is the baby who was in the womb of Mary against whom the enraged dragon went off to wage war? He lies in a manger. He is on the altar. He is conceived in me. Where is the baby protected by Joseph in the womb of Mary against stones of shame, despair and the […]

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Nativity

In the littleness of Mary underneath the darkness God is born Herod searches the innocents the disciples escape shepherds come Magi come In Bethlehem underneath the evil the fury of rejection is stopped It only exalts the King of the Universe above the earth In the meekness of Mary God is born Who is ready […]

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Evangelisation and other areas of parish life

Evangelisation is the annunciation of the Good News about God and man. It is followed by the desire of individuals to meet Christ in the Bible and Sacraments. It is also followed by the desire to share the mutual joy of belonging to the same mystery of God being amongst us. The Visitation to St […]

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Time draws us to Bethlehem

It does not matter that we feel every jolt, rock and rut in the road. It does not matter that we are at the limit of our strength. It does not matter that Mary holds her aching middle. Next time this week the boy will be born. Mary will wrap him in nappies. Joseph will […]

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