Epiphany
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

Epiphany

Epiphany

This is the effect on the one who has encountered the person of Jesus. We are never again fully at home on earth, even in the fulness of all that our world has to offer. We are drawn to a greater light – and this is a sign that we are healthy.

searching

searching

My friend Alex is an excellent preacher. Because he is in the US which is a day behind NZ and his homilies only appear online on NZ's Monday I am unable to steal his...

the holy longing

the holy longing

"the Magi did not set out because they had seen the star, but they saw the star because they had already set out” I enjoyed a couple of days this past week at the...

the light gets in

the light gets in

These have been days of feasting with the feasts of Christmas, the Holy Family, Mary the Mother of God, and this weekend with the feast of the Epiphany. In secular...

found not seeking

found not seeking

While the feast of the Epiphany was celebrated in many parts of the world last Sunday, the traditional date for the solemnity is today January 6, the date that began...

Epiphany light

Epiphany light

These have been days of festival as we have celebrated the feasts of Christmas, the Holy Family, Mary the Mother of God, now we celebrate the feast of the Epiphany....

holy cunning

holy cunning

I am sure that there are some people who saw this snake image and quickly decided to surf to another page. Many people don't like snakes. It can't be simply that they...

what Francis said

what Francis said

In my Epiphany homily on Sunday I took a guess at what Pope Francis might preach in his Epiphany homily. A few hours ago Pope Francis celebrated the Mass for the Feast...

life in the light

life in the light

Today, January 6 is the actual date of the feast of the Epiphany, but in New Zealand, USA, and many other countries the feast is transferred to the nearest Sunday to...

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