Reflections

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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Reflection on Sundays in Advent, Year B

SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT   “Prepare a way for the Lord. Make his paths straight.”       Mark 1:3   Mark 1: 1-8 REFLECTION: The Gospel of Mark is the shortest of the four Gospels. Reading Mark’s first words, …

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Reflections on Sundays in Advent, Year B

FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT   “Be on your guard, stay awake…” Mark 13: 33-37 REFLECTION: It may seem surprising that the reading selected for the First Sunday of Advent is not taken from the earlier …

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WE ARE THE STORYTELLEERS

The pale blue dot that is our home   We are coming to the end of this first year of preparation for the 200th anniversary of our foundation.  During this year we …

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