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Advent 2020 - Join our 'Camino'

Advent 2020 - Join our 'Camino'

Posted: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 17:01

Fr Gerry O'Shaughnessy SDB invites you to join the Salesians and the Presentation Sisters in a series of reflections this Advent

Most of us are well acquainted with the concept of a 'pilgrimage'; many of us will have been to Rome, Lourdes, or the Holy Land on pilgrimage. We go for more than just a holiday: we journey with others to a Holy Place. In the Middle Ages, the tomb of St James in the Spanish... Read More »

Tags: Advent, Homepage, Prayer, Reflection, Salesians of Don Bosco

Prepare for the Lord with the SDBs and Presentation Sisters

Prepare for the Lord with the SDBs and Presentation Sisters

Posted: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 17:00

Come, Lord Jesus, and stay with us (we are in, and not doing the shopping!!!). This Advent, we have more than the usual distractions as we await the coming of Jesus, and the Presentation Sisters and the Salesians of Don Bosco have come together to offer opportunities to reflect during the season.

Sr Susan Richert PBVM and Fr Gerry O'Shaughnessy SDB invite you to an Advent Camino, with daily reflections,... Read More »

Tags: Advent, Homepage, Prayer, Reflection, Salesians of Don Bosco

Learning from pain

Learning from pain

Posted: Thu, 22 Oct 2020 14:15

As we approach the month of remembrance, in a time when we are all experiencing pain to a greater or lesser degree, Fr Gerry O'Shaughnessy SDB shows us a way of making sense of our pain, learning from it, and looking on it as a way of honouring our loss. (Photo by Çağlar Oskay on Unsplash)

I had an amazing conversation with a friend this week on the topic of grief. As we move towards the month... Read More »

Tags: COVID-19, Homepage, Reflection, Salesian Spirituality, Salesians of Don Bosco

Corpus Christi: We each bring something to the table of eucharist

Corpus Christi: We each bring something to the table of eucharist

Posted: Tue, 09 Jun 2020 11:19

Fr Gerry O'Shaunessy's reflection on the feast of Corpus Christi this Sunday

Another feast day, yet another virtual experience of the Eucharist. However, today is especially poignant as we celebrate the very gift of Jesus giving us himself - a gift to nourish and to share. 2020 will go down in our history as the time when we could not gather, as parish families, for much of Lent, Palm Sunday, Holy Week,... Read More »

Tags: Gospel, Homepage, Reflection, Salesian Sisters, Salesian Youth Ministry, Salesians of Don Bosco