Reflections From Sr Mary

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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December 10, 2017

Advent Week 2

The God of surprises crept up on me this week – in more ways than one I must say!

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March 1, 2017

Lent 2017: I will lure you into a desert place

I will lure you into a desert place, there I’ll speak unto your heart. There you’ll learn the treasures of abandonment, There you’ll know I am your God.

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August 27, 2016

Do I Truly Seek God?

“Does she truly seek God?” This is a question we all know well for we find it in the Rule and we could say that it is our reason for being contemplative Monastics.

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June 29, 2016

Be Spark-Throwers

I am sure that many of you, like me, "caught fire" yesterday morning when we listened to Paul reading the quote from the book Radical Amazement. "The light of the soul throws sparks, can send up flares, builds signal fires,

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March 17, 2017

3rd Sunday of Lent: Woman At The Well

These are the opening words of one of Macrina Weiderkehr's reflections on that wonderful story of Jesus meeting the Samaritan woman which we will hear in this Sunday's Gospel. I think it comes at a perfect time as after a few weeks of our Lenten journey, we are certainly in need of a well!

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March 11, 2017

First Week of Lent: Reflections On Women And Angels!

I had prepared some thoughts to share with you last Wednesday… but that was before I realised I had forgotten my Tuesday appointment with the Bishop! Some of what I had prepared related to last Sunday’s Gospel and some to International Women’s Day.

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May 28, 2017

Ascension 2017

Today we celebrate that wonderful mystery of the Ascension of the Lord. I couldn't let the feastday pass without sharing a few words about the figure of Jesus on the cross which is in our church. Some of you may know its history but others won't so I want to take this opportunity to pass on a little bit of our more recent heritage.

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June 4, 2017

Pentecost 2017

Over the past nine days, as we gathered here in our own “upper room”, we have sung and prayed the words, Come Holy Spirit. Fill the hearts of your faithful and kindle in them, the fire of your love.

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August 8, 2015

The Fire of The Holy Spirit

"If you will, you can become all FLAME"!

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