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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....

guide books

guide books

Did you notice that Pope Francis in his Epiphany homily referred to guide books? If you have ever travelled in a foreign country you will know just how helpful a good...

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...

cure for dis-ease

cure for dis-ease

One of the disadvantages of living just west of the international dateline is that priests' and popes' (I'm enjoying shifting that apostrophe while we can) blogs don't...

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The crooked lines of our lives, when lived and walked and breathed in God, leads to the freedom of which we dream.

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little signs

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plot concocting

plot concocting

In our more reflective moments we suspect that it is Jesus himself whom we are actively crucifying.

let’s talk

let’s talk

At any hour of the day or night Jesus is inviting you: “Come now, let us talk this over.”