4 Mar
“To every thing there is a season…” (Ecclesiastes: 3:1)

“To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:” (Ecclesiastes: 3:1) We are coming into Spring, in the garden there are a few brave daffodils …

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7 Feb
A Synodal Church

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ let us walk with Pope Francis on his journey, listening and praying with all Baptised people for a Synodal Church. The word synod derives …

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6 Apr
Our Family Tree

Two hundred 200 years ago, Pierre Bienvenu Noailles founded the Holy Family Association with the image of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph. The Association also adopted the …

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31 Dec
A REFLECTION ON THE INCARNATION

As I write this article we are coming to the end of Advent and entering the Christmas season.   It is a hectic time of hustle and bustle and long queues in …

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2 Dec
THE VOCATION OF A HOLY FAMILY PRIEST ASSOCIATE

A long time ago when I was seventeen years old, I was at a camp organised by the Eucharistic Youth Movement.  A companion to whom I had spoken about my …

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5 Oct
How can I listen?

We are in the final days of the Season of Creation, where without a doubt the events of COVID 19 has enabled us to have a heighted consciousness of our …

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22 Mar
MAKING A DIFFERENCE

  As Cliff Richard, a British pop singer, sang many years ago, “Congratulations and Celebrations … we want the world to know we’re Happy as can be!” – We come together …

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29 Dec
Another year over…

Over the past few weeks, I have found my attention been caught by a phrase from a Christmas Song playing in the shops and on the radio “another year over …

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21 Dec
MARIAN SPIRITUALITY IN ADVENT

We are told that Advent is a special time of Marian spirituality and devotion.   In the Marian encyclical, Marialis Cultus (1974) Pope Paul VI invited the faithful to live the …

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14 Oct
Appreciating your giftedness

We are all gifted in some way. We need to acknowledge this. To fail to do so is to refuse to give God the glory for the good that we …

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