Reflections From Sr Mary

February 27, 2016

Mind The Gap

At the end of these couple of weeks full of light, celebration and so much joy, it is difficult to begin to talk about Lent. But, St Benedict does tell us in RB 49 On the Observance of Lent to "look forward to holy Easter with joy and spiritual longing."

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April 12, 2017

Holy Week 2017

The words of the beautiful hymn we have listened to tonight, capture the essence of what we have been about throughout the long days of Lent, they also unlock the treasures of this most Holy Week and they speak of what we are about in this Liturgy of Reconciliation tonight.

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May 20, 2018

Pentecost 2018

When a great ship is in harbour and moored, it is safe, there can be no doubt. But...that is not what great ships are built for.

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December 23, 2017

The O Antiphon: O Emmanuel

O Emmanuel, our King and Lawgiver, long awaited Saviour of the nations: Come and save us, O Lord our God.

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December 20, 2017

The O Antiphon: O Morning Star

O Morning Star, Radiance of eternal light, Sun of Justice: Come and enlighten those who dwell in darkness and in the shadow of death.

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December 21, 2017

The O Antiphon: O Key of David

O Key of David and sceptre of the house of Israel,who open the gates which none may shut, who shut the gates which one may open: Come to liberate from prison the captive who dwells in darkness and in the shadow of death.

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December 18, 2017

The O Antiphons: O Adonai

O Adonai, Ruler of the House of Israel, who appeared to Moses in the burning bush, and gave the law to him on Sinai: Come, and save us with outstretched arm.

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December 17, 2017

The O Antiphons: O Wisdom

Ring Christmas bells, merrily ring, tell all the world, Jesus is king. Loudly proclaim, with one accord, the happy tale, welcome the Lord! Ring, ring, ring, ring, ding dong, ding dong, ding!

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December 19, 2017

The O Antiphons: O Root of Jesse

O Root of Jesse, Given to the peoples as a sign, Before whom kings shall be silent, Whom the nations shall seek: Come to save us and delay no longer.

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December 3, 2017

Advent Week 1

Finally the season we look forward to so much is here! Advent at last! That glorious season so rich in promise! Already we feel the difference it makes.

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