Annunciation
breaking & entering

breaking & entering

Any kind of interruption is unsettling at least, and in the case of the tragedy of war, deeply troubling.

breaking & entering

breaking & entering

Take as your mantra for the day “Nothing is impossible for God.”

survive or thrive

survive or thrive

The reality of living in lockdown hits home for New Zealander’s today and we accept this because we are willing to do everything we can in order to stop the spread of this terrible virus.

new appointment

new appointment

Even when we don’t feel we are close to God the fact is that God remains present and active, even when life takes a new and unexpected turn as it is for me

breaking & entering

breaking & entering

after the original shock of finding an angel in her kitchen, Mary was able to recognise God.

God with us

God with us

t's the feast of the Annunciation today - the day on which Jesus' human life began and therefore nine months until Christmas. Take a moment to appreciate...

moments of light

moments of light

You might have clicked to the fact that Good Friday this year was marked on March 25 which would normally have been the feast of the Annunciation celebrating the...

Annunciation

Annunciation

Take a moment to appreciate this Millet masterpiece. Even if you have never seen the image before, you will guess that these peasants are praying. When the one who...

God comes down

God comes down

While it's the morning after the Feast of the Annunciation here in New Zealand, there are many parts of the world still celebrating this great feast, so I still have...

Fra Angelico

Fra Angelico

Perhaps the best known artistic representation of today's feast of the Annunciation is the fifteenth century Fra Angelico fresco from the Convent of San Marco in...

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just one thing

just one thing

they could have rushed back home to see the faces of their family and watch The Chase before dinner. 

open the gates

open the gates

For you are the living temple of God. Open up that temple, make it spacious, give it height.

be the first

be the first

With Christ we are freed from the trap of following every fad, fashion, celebrity or opinion.

so simple

so simple

These complications are very useful, and make the watch more… complicated.

get dressed

get dressed

This divine dressing is not a lengthy process needing skilled tailors and holy-wardrobe assistants.