In these last days before Holy Week we have been given the examples of two great saints, Patrick and Joseph.

Mar 20, 2024
Today in the reading from chapter 3 of Daniel we hear of the great faith of three young Jewish men who were ordered by the king Nabuchadnezzar to worship false gods, or be thrown into a blazing furnace.
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  Feast of St Joseph, husband of Mary

Mar 19, 2024
Reflecting upon what we know about Joseph by the light of today's readings, there are a number of key virtues that come to mind. First of all, respect. Joseph held his wife in very high regard.
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  Celebrating the feast of St Patrick

Mar 18, 2024
Today we celebrate the feast of St Patrick, transferred from yesterday when the Lenten Sunday mass took preference.
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  Why was Jesus put to death?

Mar 15, 2024
In two weeks' time we will be celebrating the death of Jesus on Good Friday. We know that the death of Jesus on the Cross was the climax of his mission of total self-giving in love for each one of us
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  Trust in the love of God

Mar 14, 2024
This is quite a conversation between Moses and God as we read in today’s first reading from Exodus 32:7-14. God is upset because “your people” have made a calf of molten metal and are worshipping it as a god who brought them out of Egypt.
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  Does a mother forget her baby ...?

Mar 13, 2024
In the first reading today, Isaiah takes up the theme of a mother's love. '' Does a mother forget her baby at the breast, or fail to cherish the child of her womb?
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  Waters that are not so life-giving

Mar 12, 2024
As I was reading the story in today’s reading from Ezekiel 47:1-9,12, about the angel making the prophet wade across the river and how he measured off a section which came to the prophet’s ankles and then his knees and then his waist and then to the point where the prophet could go no further, I couldn’t…
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