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Reflections

A Reflection for 5th Sunday of Ordinary Time

When I was working inTaiwan, a group from our parish visited an enclosed convent of sisters. The sisters came across as very humble, joyful and, above all, prayerful. An atmosphere of peace, joy and prayer filled the air.strongly encouraging a trip into St Luke’s Gospel.

A Reflection for 4th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Can I suggest you treat yourself to a pre-Lenten delight? Commendable as it may be, I am not thinking of a meal in Neven Maguire’s famous restaurant in Co. Cavan or a few days on a sun holiday to help ease away the cold and darkness of recent months. Instead I am strongly encouraging a trip into St Luke’s Gospel.

A Reflection for the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

The General Chapter of the Spiritans in Bagamoyo drew attention to how we understand mission today. This is clear in Spiritan Rule of Life Nº4: the evangelisation of the “poor” is our purpose. (cf. Luke 4:18) Therefore we go especially to peoples, groups and individuals who have not yet heard the message of the Gospel or who have scarcely heard it, to those whose needs are the greatest, and to the oppressed.