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Marist Mission Centre, Hunters Hill Sydney Lionel Marsden SM was the chaplain of the Thai-Burma Railway Prison Camp in 1943. A member of the Japanese army medical corps, Shigemoto San, approached him, told him he was a Catholic and that he wanted to go to Confession. Shigemoto was so grateful that he asked the priest if […]

Tuesday 24 December

2 Sam 7:1-5, 8-12, 14, 16, Ps 88:2-5, 27, 29, Luke 1:67-79 Oh Holy Night! Composed in 1855, this beautiful carol stirs in me, all the joy, wonder and memories of every Christmas Eve. “Oh Holy Night! The stars are brightly shining It is the night of the dear Saviour’s birth! Long lay the world […]