Reflection Your life is hidden with Christ

These April days bring with them signs of new life in all of creation. Before our eyes the buds are bursting open revealing magnificent colours. Liturgically we have entered Eastertide – fifty days of celebration until the feast of Pentecost. On Easter Sunday the reading from Colossians 3:1-4 caught my attention – your life is hidden with Christ in God. So, I found myself thinking am I content to have my life with Christ hidden? A few months ago, I read a reflection on this scripture text and it presented the challenge – if you have a life with Christ then act on it!! I suppose it is true to say …

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Pierre Bienvenu Noailles was an enthusiastic young priest of Bordeaux who, at the age of 27, began to found what he then called the Association of the Holy Family.

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