News - July, 2022

July, 2022

Sunday Reflection - 17th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Year C)

Sunday Reflection - 17th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Year C)

Posted: Sat, 23 Jul 2022 13:09

In his gospel account of the 'Lord's Prayer', we read that the disciples admired how Jesus was able to focus his mind and energy and spend time in prayer. Through his public ministry, we see Jesus taking time out to pray. They also were aware of the influence of John the Baptist on his disciples, as he encouraged them to enter into prayer—this was real for some of the apostles as they had formally... Read More »

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Sunday Reflection - 16th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Year C)

Sunday Reflection - 16th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Year C)

Posted: Sat, 16 Jul 2022 12:00

I once went to give a retreat to a group of wonderful sisters—however the hardworking Mother Superior cautioned me that in that particular convent there were "too many Martha's and not enough Mary's!" She felt that she needed more apostolic action in the convent and less contemplation. The reality is, of course, that we need both in the Christian life—it does not matter if we live in a... Read More »

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Sunday Reflection - 15th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Year C)

Sunday Reflection - 15th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Year C)

Posted: Sun, 10 Jul 2022 10:35

In looking for a compelling gospel illustration for his landmark encyclical, 'Sisters and Brothers All', Pope Francis naturally turned to the beautiful parable of the 'Good Samaritan.' It is a tale of involvement—it is possible to sit on the fence in indifference like the priest and Levi, but true faith demands commitment. Like these honourable gentlemen, we can all claim important distractions... Read More »

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World Youth Day 2023 and Pilgrimage to FATIMA

World Youth Day 2023 and Pilgrimage to FATIMA

Posted: Thu, 07 Jul 2022 16:31

WORLD YOUTH DAY 23 and Pilgrimage to FATIMA

Monday 31st July - Tuesday 8th August, 2023

We are delighted to give you some information about this programme for 2023, and to open our registration.

The programme consists of:

  • 8 days B&B in a 4* hotel in Fatima
  • Flights
  • Coach services for the whole 8 days
  • Registration package with WYD
  • Registration package with The Salesian Youth Movement

The Salesian Youth Movement... Read More »

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Sunday Reflection - 14th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Year C)

Sunday Reflection - 14th Sunday of Ordinary Time (Year C)

Posted: Sat, 02 Jul 2022 10:15

In the gospel today, Luke presents the sending out of the seventy-two disciples. We recognise a sense of urgency in the instructions of Jesus: do not greet anyone on the road, and only carry essentials. This is not some touristic road trip; these are missionaries with only one purpose: to bring peace wherever their travels might take them. In these featured times, the Easter gift of peace is one of... Read More »

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