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Sunday 28 July

Seventeenth Week Ordinary Time Genesis 18: 20-32, Ps. 138, Colossians 2: 12-14, Luke 11: 1-13 Always converting Baptism is the first step on the conversion road of discipleship. It brings me into the resurrected life of Jesus Christ and gives me the freedom to choose not to sin. Learning to use this freedom well takes […]

Signing yourself with Holy Water

Having written about the Triduum in the last issue, I was asked why, during that time, the Holy Water stoups (or fonts) by the Church doors are left empty. This has had me thinking about why we usually cross ourselves with holy water on entering and leaving a Catholic Church. Like many things in religion, […]