19 March, Sunday — “It’s that Simple.”

19 March - Laetare Sunday 1 Sam 16:1,6-7,10-13Eph 5:8-14Jn 9:1-41 “God does not see as man sees; man looks at appearances but the Lord looks at the heart.” We have all been told as we were growing up, “Do not judge a book by its cover.” Yet, we are always drawn to those individuals with... Continue Reading →

24 February, Friday — Shout to the Lord

Friday after Ash Wednesday Isa 58:1-9Mt 9:14-15 Shout for all you are worth, raise your voice like a trumpet. I sometimes watch and rewatch episodes of reality talent shows on youtube, where the contestants (usually singers) initially appear on stage looking unsure, nervous, lacking confidence but end up leaving to standing ovations, a ‘golden buzzer’,... Continue Reading →

23 February, Thursday — Follow Me

Thursday after Ash Wednesday Deu 30:15-20Lk 9:22-25 “…let him renounce himself and take up his cross every day and follow me.”  Since my return from a short pilgrimage to Medjugorje, life has resumed and continues to be challenging on various fronts. But rather than allow these to weigh me down and get flustered, I have... Continue Reading →

22 January, Sunday — Guided by faith

3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time Isa 8:23-9:31 Cor 1:10-13,17Mt 4:12-23 At once…they followed him. I was extremely blessed to spend 5 days in Medjugorje just after the New Year. We had travelled there via Istanbul and Dubrovnik and I had been craving some peace and quiet, having gone through a tough, challenging year. Having a... Continue Reading →

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