Annunciation
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...

Annunciation

Annunciation

One of the moments of Christian history most represented in Christian art, is the encounter between Mary, the future mother of the Messiah, and the angel sent by God....

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Cana abundance

Cana abundance

“In the present order of things, Divine Providence is leading us to a new order of human relations…”

key to wisdom

key to wisdom

The new wisdom of the Magi was that they now knew how to listen for and recognise the voice of Christ

immense hope

immense hope

This encounter which begins a life of intimacy with God, is the most fundamental need of every person.

let it be

let it be

This eve of a new year heralds a new dawn. Let us look expectantly to a new year, new joys, new possibilities

maturing

maturing

God never lets anything happen unless it serves for the growth and maturation of those He has called.