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Stay awake – life is waiting for you.

Saturday 26 November 2022 Week 34 in Ordinary Time Apocalypse 22:1-7 The angel showed me, John, the river of life, rising from the throne of God and of the Lamb and flowing crystal-clear down the middle of the city street. On either side of the river were the trees...

A Message of Hope not Fear

Thursday 24 November 2022 Andrew Dung-Lac & Companions, Week 34 OT Apocalypse 18:1-2,21-23,19:1-3,9 I, John, saw an angel come down from heaven, with great authority given to him; the earth was lit up with his glory. At the top of his voice he shouted, ‘Babylon has fallen, Babylon the...

Perseverance

Wednesday 23 November 2022 Week 34 Ordinary Time Apocalypse 15:1-4 What I, John, saw in heaven was a great and wonderful sign: seven angels were bringing the seven plagues that are the last of all, because they exhaust the anger of God. I seemed to see a glass lake...

The truth of Love is simple

Tuesday 22 November 2022 Saint Cecilia, Virgin, Martyr, Week 34 in Ordinary Time Apocalypse 14:14-19 In my vision I, John, saw a white cloud and, sitting on it, one like a son of man with a gold crown on his head and a sharp sickle in his hand. Then...

The Closeness of God

Wednesday November 16, 2022 – OSU Tertianship Opening Mass Philippians 4:4 – 9 “Always be joyful, then, in the Lord; I repeat, be joyful. Let your good sense be obvious to everyone. The Lord is near. Never worry about anything; but tell God all your desires of every kind...

One God, One Prayer, One Heart

Wednesday 5 October 2022 Week 27 in Ordinary Time Galatians 2:1-2,7-14 It was not till fourteen years had passed that I went up to Jerusalem again. I went with Barnabas and took Titus with me. I went there as the result of a revelation, and privately I laid before...

Be Yoked to Jesus

Tuesday 4 October 2022 Feast St Francis of Assisi Week 27 in OT – OSU Novices Investiture Galatians 6:14-18 The only thing I can boast about is the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom the world is crucified to me, and I to the world. It does...

I recognize the divine light within you

Friday 19 August 2022 Week 20 in Ordinary Time Ezekiel 37:1-14 The hand of the Lord was laid on me, and he carried me away by the spirit of the Lord and set me down in the middle of a valley, a valley full of bones. He made me...

unio mystica

Thursday 18 August 2022 Week 20 in Ordinary Time Ezekiel 36:23-28 The word of the Lord was addressed to me as follows: ‘I mean to display the holiness of my great name, which has been profaned among the nations, which you have profaned among them. And the nations will...

I love because I love

Wednesday 17 August 2022 Week 20 OT Ezekiel 34:1-11 The word of the Lord was addressed to me as follows: ‘Son of man, prophesy against the shepherds of Israel; prophesy and say to them: ‘“Shepherds, the Lord says this: Trouble for the shepherds of Israel who feed themselves! Shepherds...

What do I get?

Tuesday 16 August 2022 Week 20 in Ordinary Time Ezekiel 28:1-10 The word of the Lord was addressed to me as follows, ‘Son of man, tell the ruler of Tyre, “The Lord says this: Being swollen with pride, you have said: I am a god; I am sitting on...

The Promise – Celebrating the Assumption

Monday 15 August 2022 The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Solemnity Apocalypse 11:19,12:1-6,10 The sanctuary of God in heaven opened and the ark of the covenant could be seen inside it. Now a great sign appeared in heaven: a woman, adorned with the sun, standing on the moon,...

Our Common Single-minded Concern

Saturday 18 June 2022 Week 11 in Ordinary Time 2 Chronicles 24:17-25After the death of Jehoiada, the officials of Judah came to pay court to the king, and the king now turned to them for advice. The Judaeans abandoned the Temple of the Lord, the God of their ancestors,...

Subtle Pride

Wednesday 15 June 2022 Week 11 in Ordinary Time2 Kings 2:1,6-14 This is what happened when the Lord took Elijah up to heaven in the whirlwind: Elijah and Elisha set out from Gilgal, Elijah said, ‘Elisha, please stay here, the Lord is only sending me to the Jordan.’ But...

By loving we become more loving

Tuesday 14 June 2022 Week 11 in Ordinary Time 1 Kings 21:17-29 After the death of Naboth, the word of the Lord came to Elijah the Tishbite, ‘Up! Go down to meet Ahab king of Israel, in Samaria. You will find him in Naboth’s vineyard; he has gone down...

He alone is my rock

Monday 13 June 2022 St Antony of Padua Week 11 Ordinary Time 1 Kings 21:1-16 Naboth of Jezreel had a vineyard close by the palace of Ahab king of Samaria, and Ahab said to Naboth, ‘Give me your vineyard to be my vegetable garden, since it adjoins my house;...

The love of God has been poured into our hearts 

Sunday 12 June 2022 The Most Holy Trinity Solemnity Proverbs 8:22-31 The Wisdom of God cries aloud: The Lord created me when his purpose first unfolded, before the oldest of his works. From everlasting I was firmly set, from the beginning, before earth came into being.  The deep was...

The Generosity & Willingness of Barnabas

Saturday 11 June 2022 Saint Barnabas Week 10 in Ordinary Time Acts 11:21-26,13:1-3 A great number believed and were converted to the Lord.  The church in Jerusalem heard about this and they sent Barnabas to Antioch. There he could see for himself that God had given grace, and this...

What are you doing here?

Friday 10 June 2022 Week 10 in Ordinary Time 1 Kings 19:9,11-16 When Elijah reached Horeb, the mountain of God, he went into the cave and spent the night in it. Then he was told, ‘Go out and stand on the mountain before the Lord.’ Then the Lord himself...