Reflections

Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth

Thursday 23 April 2015
 
THE BEATITUDES give us the ultimate portrait of what it means to be a saint. But our contemporaries, who especially value self-assertion, individualism and ‘getting on’, have a very hard time accepting that being meek is any sort of ideal or blessing! 
 

The weapon of 'wasting time'

Thursday 23 April 2015
 
IN THE MOVIE Karol (a dramatisation of the life of St John Paul II), a compelling confrontation takes place when the young one-day-to-be-pope Karol Wojtyla seems caught between two groups of friends.

Preparing the soil for the seed

Monday 20 April 2015
 
IF THE message of Jesus is we must bear fruit in the soil of our lives, then we must focus on how well we prepare it and how well we cultivate it once the seed is planted.

St Joseph of Arimathea

Monday 20 April 2015
 
ST JOSEPH of Arimathea was a disciple of Jesus Christ who is mentioned in each account of the Passion.
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