Spring – a Season for Rising


Now the green blade riseth from the buried grain. Wheat that in the dark earth many days has lain, love lives again, that with the dead has been; love is come again like wheat that springeth green. J.M. C. Crum (1872-1958) ©Oxford Book of Carols. For most of us, the first signs of spring this year will make a difference. ...

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Palm Sunday


We continue to pray for Peace in Myanmar and in other parts of our World. Wishing us all a prayerful journey together as RNDMs during the HOLY WEEK.     Music Blessings on the King Each Morning You Wake Us To Hear Memory of the Passion

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Fifth Sunday of Lent


 In every death, there is life. The grain of wheat will die but that death is not the end, it is the beginning of new life. One grain that dies gives life to hundreds of new grains and will through death nourish us with food. In the death of relationships, of health and all that may be dear to us, there ...

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Fourth Sunday of Lent


Through the energy of love, with the Beloved, we are making our Lenten journey – a special grace filled time for each one of us. We entered this prayerful Season of Lent with ritual of beautiful symbols – ash, water and oil, with a holy purpose and wholeheartedly. Since then, three weeks  have past. Today we have entered the 26th ...

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Third Sunday of Lent

Third Sunday of Lent 2021

As we continue our Lenten Journey on this third Sunday, we encounter Jesus angered by the desecration He sees in the Temple. There are many forms of desecration in our world today. We have witnessed the frustration and anger of millions of people in Myanmar as they continue to protest against the oppression and violation of their freedom and democratic ...

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Second Sunday of Lent

Lenten reflections 2nd Sunday

In our time, we are called into solidarity – “a moral virtue and social attitude born of personal conversion.” [pg 12, Tui Motu, Feb 2021] Solidarity calls us to the beyond of our own humanity, to stand together, belonging as “one breath, one body, one spirit….”[Sarah Tompsen songline], and in this solidarity, encounters will lead to transformation; to the more ...

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March, the month of expectations!         


March this year looks as if it is coming in like a lamb, with gentle temperatures and warmer days, so let us hope that it leaves us equally as calm with many positive memories. We certainly need this during a climate of the Coronavirus, which in its aftermath has left much sadness and devastation.  Yet we also know, March is ...

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As we begin our own Lenten journey, we need to recall and remember that we are not setting out on this journey on our own. God is with us walking by our side in every step of the way.  

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Reflection for Ash Wednesday


As we enter this prayerful Season of Lent, how do we ready ourselves? Today’s readings encourage us to ritually prepare our physical selves in readiness for our internal transformation: Anoint your head—bless yourself as a child of God on the Journey to the Kingdom. Wash your face – ready yourself for this pilgrimage of the soul. Sign yourself with the ...

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Reflection for February 2021


St. Brigid’s feast on 1st February, was originally a pre Christian Celtic festival called Imbolg, which ushered in the soft balmy weather of Spring. At the centre of Celtic Spirituality, Brigid offers us an ancient awareness that connects with our feminine, intuitive and creative aspects and is vital for the world of our time “as we search for right relationship ...

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