Reflections: 17th June 2018

A Reflection for World Refugee Day and for the Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

MK 4: 26-34 (  )


Simple Idea Really


Simple idea really…

‘whoever does the will of God is my brother and sister and mother’

Jesus’ brother and sister and mother

My brother and sister and mother

Anyone who tries to be kind, to forgive, to be compassionate, to be generous

They are my sister, my brother, my mother

Mary, Patrick, Seán, Róisín

Chris, Harriet, Gareth, Ian

Françoise, Miguel, Hans, Vladimir

Mohammed, Saul, Mirembe, Zhi Ruo.


Mr. Rory Halpin – Rory is the Executive Director of Spirasi ( ). Set-up by the Spiritans in the late 1990s. Spirasi works with asylum-seekers, refugees and other disadvantaged migrant groups, with special concern for victims of torture.