A Reflection for the First Sunday of Advent

As a child I enjoyed making model aircraft and ships.  I never made them well and often had to undertake several attempts to get the job done right. However, I was proud of those that I completed. And even the completed ones were not perfect! 

A Reflection for the Feast of Christ The King

On a Thursday in the community centre in Fatima Mansions, a group of women wait eagerly to go down to breakfast in the second-floor café. We are welcomed by the men who have done the cooking. They escort us to our tables; take our orders and bring the food with a flourish. Teasing and laughter echo from wall to wall.

A Reflection for the Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

We all have a job to do. What God gives us we put to use for ourselves and for others: how we do that is up to each one of us. Wisdom is like the ‘worthy wife’ of today’s first Reading who...