Reflections

The work of the Holy Spirit

We are all aware that the world today is beset with tensions and violence in the North and South, in the Middle East, in Africa and many other countries.  There are threats, new conflicts and other evils in the news every day.  We have all been saddened by the enormous earthquake in Nepal and the appalling tragedies of migrants who ...

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June Reflection

One of our Sisters tells the story of her young grand-nephew of 4 years old. Having been told something by his grandmother and been warned that it was a secret, just between the two of them, she said, “Don’t let the cat out of the bag!” He was very good, even though he struggled to keep the secret to himself. ...

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April Reflection

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Over the past few weeks in our readings from the Word of God, we have heard accounts of the reaction of different groups of people to Jesus’ resurrection. From disbelief, amazement, astonishment, they have come to accept the fact that Jesus Christ has truly risen. This has meant a profound change in their understanding of and attitude to Jesus and ...

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Rising to New Life

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During the service of light in the Easter ceremony, the priest says, ‘may this new fire enflame us with hope’. What is our hope? to walk from now on “in newness of life” and to live with Christ forever in heaven. Lent prepared us for receiving newness of life. The first reading on the last Sunday of Lent read, ‘I ...

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