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A Tree Full of Angels

The title above is taken from a little book (A Tree Full of Angels: Seeing the Holy in the Ordinary) by Macrina Wiederkehr, OSB, who was a Benedictine monastic of St. Scholastica Monastery in Fort Smith, Arkansas. (While writing this … Continue reading

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Song of the Thrush

It’s the evening of Tues 15th April, and it has been such a beautiful day with sunshine practically all day, but still cool in the shade. I was out in the back garden weeding and watering most of the evening. … Continue reading

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Faith the Size of a Mustard Seed……..

Jesus tells us: “For truly I tell you, if you have faith the size of a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move; and nothing will be impossible for you.” … Continue reading

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In Advance of Holy Week……

Most of the Gospel Readings we heard in the past week are about Jesus trying to convince the Jews in the temple about who He is, the long awaited Messiah, but they are not hearing him – they are not … Continue reading

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Stay Home!

You will have heard the news this evening that we must stay home for the next two weeks at least until Easter to try to reduce the number of Corona virus cases that are ending up in hospital. Intensive care … Continue reading

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The Invitation (Mary Oliver)

Someone sent me this poem this morning while I was feeling a bit overwhelmed by Coronavirus news and “worse-case scenario” thinking! It gave me a lift and a sense of hope – perhaps it will help you too? Oh do … Continue reading

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Thank God for pets

Yesterday I had to bring my two cats to the vet. I didnt really want to as I have been trying to stay home as much as possible,but they needed more than the normal flea treatment so I had to … Continue reading

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Sending Light

Lighting a candle in the window each night in solidarity with all who are suffering in mind, body and spirit during this time of Covod-19

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A Sunny Day…..

Sunshine makes such a difference doesn’t it? Being at home during these strange times of Covid-19 can make one very lazy but the sunshine today drew me out, at least into the back garden . Just standing there looking at … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day 2020

Ok so this is the strangest St. Patrick’s Day I have ever experienced. Since starting over as a Pastoral Worker in 2010, I have always spent the day either in the parish working or with family members, or usually, a … Continue reading

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