Reflections

THE WOMEN WHO SERVED JESUS

The stories of Jesus’ appearance after the resurrection have enormous appeal for us, not least because of the prominent role of the women who, from the very beginning, were disciples …

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OUR CHOICE FOR LIFE

I recently received an email from Uplift asking me to fill in a questionnaire on my views on abortion in the lead up to the referendum in Ireland this year.  …

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PRINCE OF PEACE IN A VIOLENT WORLD

On the first January this year, Pope Francis delivered his usual message of peace to the world.  He urged us to remember the 250 million migrants worldwide of whom 22.5 …

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No Room at the Inn

“While they were there the time came for the baby to be born and she gave birth to her firstborn a son.  She wrapped him in cloths and placed him …

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Fourth Sunday of Advent 2017

First Reading: Second Book of Samuel:  7: 1-5, 8-12. 14. 16 Second Reading:        Romans 16: 25-27 A Reading from the Holy Gospel according to Luke 1: 26 – 38   REFLECTION Today’s Gospel reading is …

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