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A Thank You Letter(0)

March 31, 2021

Dear Mary and Joseph,

I just wanted to write to you to thank you for setting such a good example for us when we are frightened and unsure of the future. When reading about how you had to flee to Egypt to keep Jesus safe from King Herod, it struck me that you would know all about what we have gone through recently with the pandemic.… More

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Pope Francis and the Pandemic

This issue’s cover shows Jesus alone in his agony in the garden. It is a striking image of the Lord’s pain and sorrow, and also a stark symbol of the agony, pain and sorrow of each and every one of us.… More

The God Nobody Seemed To Want

The Messiah was predicted and longed for among the Jewish people but when God actually came among us, the light was so different from what was expected, that in our shallow human perceptions it appeared that Christ was the God that nobody seemed to want.… More

Lessons from the Bees

The bee is more honoured than other animals, not because she labours, but because she labours for others.

St John Chrysostom

I’ve been pollinating our household chili plant with a paint brush. I twirl the small brush in the flowers on the chili plant and hope for the best.… More


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