Sunday Reflection - 3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time

Sunday Reflection - 3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time

Posted: Thu, 20 Jan 2022 16:22

There is a great tradition here in UK when the Queen officially opens Parliament—this happens annually and, in the "Queen's Speech", the government of the day lays out its policy for the upcoming year. It offers the world a chance to see British pageantry at its best, with slamming doors and the solemn walk of MPs from the Commons to the Lords, with party differences set to one side for a couple... Read More »

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Sunday Reflection - 2nd Sunday of the Year

Sunday Reflection - 2nd Sunday of the Year

Posted: Sat, 15 Jan 2022 12:06

After the rest and excitement of Christmas and the New Year, today we return to the beautifully termed 'ordinary time'! However, as this past month has shown us, the birth of the Messiah changes everything—the reality is that, for Christians, nothing can be termed as 'ordinary' again. The mystic, John O'Donohue writes about finding God in the everyday: 'the Eucharist of the ordinary' is something... Read More »

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Empathy

Empathy

Posted: Wed, 12 Jan 2022 14:42

There are two big news stories, from both sides of the Atlantic Ocean, that have caught my attention recently—me and millions of others I suspect. Over one year on, the citizens of the USA are still coming to terms with a violent attack on their Capitol Building. A good democracy is rooted in the notion of free and fair elections, where everyone who is eligible has a vote that is counted. For... Read More »

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Salesian Strenna 2022

Salesian Strenna 2022

Posted: Wed, 12 Jan 2022 11:00

(ANS - Rome) - After the official preview presentation to the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians last December 27, and after the interview the following day in which the Rector Major illustrated the message of the Strenna for 2022, on the theme, "Do all through love, nothing through constraint," the video of the Strenna is finally being officially released and accessible to all.

The video, lasting... Read More »

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