Reflections from some of the nuns


December 1, 2019

Let Us Climb The Mountain Of The Lord

Isaiah and the psalmist speak today of the spiritual journey as an ascent up the Lord’s mountain. Advent calls us to step away from the busyness of our world, to repattern the way we think about our lives in order to attain new heights in our walk with the Lord.

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August 30, 2015

It’s Autumn

It’s autumn again. I felt that “new breeze” a little while ago and knew autumn wasn’t far away. I look outside the window today, as I write this, and see the tall maple tree beginning to change colour.

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December 11, 2015

Blessed are the pure of heart

Listen to Sr Hilda giving a reflection just before exposition of the blessed sacrament in ACYF (Australian Catholic Youth Festival) evening plenary on 4 Dec.

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December 25, 2015

It’s Christmas

What are you doing this Christmas? Have you visited Jesus and given Him a birthday present?

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January 9, 2016

The Year of Mercy

What is mercy? What can we bring as we go through the year of mercy? Here's Sr Hilda Scott of Jamberoo Abbey sharing few messages you can carry with you into the Year of Mercy.

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January 9, 2016

The Empty Room

I had to clean a floor in an empty room at the Abbey a couple of months ago. The room is at one end of the building and since it was work time, no one was within co-ee. The rest of the nuns were all working in silence at the other end...

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August 30, 2015

The Locked Room

If some of us have lived long enough, we can find that there is much in our lives to regret. Mistakes, sins, times when we have let the side down and the constant companion of our own weakness sometimes weigh heavily upon us.

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September 1, 2015

The Broken Heart

There is recognised illness in Christchurch, New Zealand right now. It has come as a result of the many earthquakes that have hit that city and surrounding districts. A great number of people are reporting heart related illnesses, so much so...

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September 1, 2015

Familiar Things

We celebrate the feasts of various Benedictine Saints throughout the year and they are always a source of great joy to me. I even like choir practice when we prepare for the liturgy of these great days!

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September 5, 2015

The Cell Garden

We all have what is called a “cell”. The word comes from the Latin “caelum” meaning “heaven”. From this derivation also comes the word “celestial”, which in English seems to refer to...

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