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Reflections

A Reflection for the Fifth Sunday of Easter

Today’s Gospel was very important to me at a certain time in my life. I was going through a difficult time – God seemed very far away. Was He, or She, really there and, if so, where and how? What was He / She doing about suffering and natural disasters etc?

A Reflection for the Fourth Sunday of Easter and A Day of Prayer for Vocations

This Sunday we celebrate a day of special prayer for vocations to the work of service in the Church. In the community where I live, one confrère recalls being one of a group of 72 who joined our congregation in 1943.

A Reflection for the Third Sunday of Easter

When one of our heroes dies we feel the loss, and struggle with many questions. I had that forlorn experience a few weeks ago on hearing of the untimely death of the quiet and very gifted musician Liam Óg O’Flynn, who spoke so elegantly to us through the pipes.