A Reflection for the Thirty-First Sunday of Ordinary Time

In my work as a hospice chaplain I meet many people who are so grateful for the loving kindness and compassionate care received.  Hospice care is holistic and available to all residents. However, as the Christian values and ethos of the religious sisters...

A Reflection for the Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

We have all learnt to pray in some form or other, realising the importance of prayer in our lives. Personally, I learnt to pray in my family, then in the local primary school and, later, when I was in the major seminary.

A Reflection for the twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Try and try again! The story of the widow and the unjust judge is told by Jesus to encourage the apostles to pray continually and not to give up. The widow symbolizes the weak and helpless such as orphans and children. There is no one to defend them. This widow seems to have no family members to help her get justice...