Eucharistic Pilgrimage and Congress “Adoremus” – Liverpool 2018


September is the month that we celebrate the National  Congress in Liverpool, England – September 7-9. The Bishops of England and Wales will hold this event and invite many speakers from around the world to address topics relating to the Eucharist from catechesis, preparing children for the sacraments, to the devotion of the Eucharist, to name just a few topics. ...

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August Reflection


Davao – In the Heart of the Philippines Balay Euphrasie – Formation Centre- Davao  “Into union with Christ, you too are being built together with all the others into a place where God lives through the Spirit.” Ephesians 2:22 As you enter Balay Euphrasie you are aware of the vision of the Congregation for all of our young women preparing ...

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Reflection for July

Water runs off a melting glacier in the Swiss Alps (CNS/Denis Balibouse, Reuters)

Three years ago, Pope Francis released his landmark environmental encyclical, Laudato Si’. The encyclical laid out an integral ecological vision of humanity – bringing together a concern for creation with a concern for the needs of vulnerable communities around the world. Don’t leave our kids ‘only rubble, deserts and refuse’ Published: 09 July 2018 While everyone has a role and responsibility ...

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The Feast of the Sacred Heart- Friday, June 8


This wonderful feast loved by so many is celebrated on the third Friday after Pentecost. “It celebrates the one divine and human Christ from the standpoint of his love for humankind, a love symbolised by his heart. It is therefore a devotional celebration that has as its object Christ’s love for us rather than any specific salvific act.” (The Key ...

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Relish a Taste of Beauty


With a sudden abundant hint that hope is in the air, it is a blessing to celebrate spring in the Northern Hemisphere after such a long, dreary winter. May, is a time of surprise and wonder as we enjoy the silence and energy of birthing once again; and delight in the colourful creative magnificence opening before our eyes in the ...

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God in Creation – An Easter Reflection


I sit writing this reflection as nature is battling with the so called “mini beast from the east.” We have already had the “big brother” with its piercingly sharp teeth biting and devouring all the long-awaited, vulnerable, luscious signs of spring, which had filled us with such a hope and expectation. And today is the Sunday when Christ points to ...

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March Reflection – Women’s Day of Prayer for Creation


As Spring is in the air, and we see new growth appearing on our trees and shrubs, it is only right and fitting that the world celebrates Women as “caretakers of creation”- nurturing life and working for peace and harmony. March 2nd is the International Day when churches everywhere, of all denominations, will gather to celebrate Women. This year we ...

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At a Summer School last year, I was struck by a quote that has stayed with me since. It ran, “When your life is normal, you want it to be more exciting. When you’re on dialysis, you realise how exciting normal is” It reminded me of how important it is, to enjoy and celebrate the normal in life. There’s a ...

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Happy New Year – 2018


Another fresh New Year is here Another year to live! To banish worry, doubt and fear. To love and laugh and give! This bright New Year is given to me To live each day with zest . . . To daily grow and try to be My highest and my best! I have the opportunity Once more to right some ...

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December Reflection


“God loved the world so much that he gave his only Son…” (Jn. 3:16) “I am living in faith, faith in the Son of God who loved me and gave himself for me”. (Gal.2:20) Advent is the time of waiting in joyful hope and expectation…waiting for the fullness of God to come into our lives and our world. This waiting ...

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