A Reflection for the Feast of the Holy Family

As a people loved and chosen by God, we celebrate this feast in communion with all our families. We are invited to imitate the virtues of Jesus, Mary and Joseph, models of love and mutual care and obedient to the Divine will. Certainly, we cannot disagree

A Reflection for Christmas Day

Christmas 2015 By Therese Hegarty Lights go on in Grafton Street Some of us shop till we drop Anticipating the smiles when each carefully chosen gift is unwrapped. Some of us cry us for the loved ones we lost

A Reflection for the Fourth Sunday of Advent

The best Christmas crib ever! Once, when I was working in a remote part of Kenya, I got the opportunity to visit Rome. Wandering around the city, I was enthralled to see Christmas cribs with beautifully-carved wooden figures. 'Wouldn't it be wonderful to bring back one crib to Bura-Tana in the Coast Province? The people would be very pleased,' I thought. However, when I looked at the price, I decided that my money would be better spent on helping the people themselves.