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Friday 6 April – Octave of Easter

Acts 4:1-12; Ps 118; John 21:1-14 Jesus has risen from the dead Jesus calls four fisherman, Peter, Andrew, James and John, to be his first disciples. Now, after so much anxiety and uncertainty, they need a break. As a fisherman Peter naturally says, “I am going fishing.” Jesus knows what Peter and his mates will […]

Fish and chips

Most of us enjoy fish and chips, usually without a thought for those 6,000 or so men and women who are registered to work on fishing vessels in New Zealand’s Exclusive Economic Zone

Thursday 3 September

Colossians 1:9-14; Ps.98; Luke 5:1-11 Put out into the deep. Simon and his fishing mates have had no luck all night. Their job brings no success. Talk with Jesus about any part of your life which seems fruitless or without meaning at present. Imagine being with Simon and hearing Jesus offer another option that involves […]

The one that got away

The Christmas holidays were drawing to an end. It wasn’t long before school would be back. However before everything once again returned to normal, we were off on holiday. Going to Lake Rotoiti had become a family tradition. It had been quite by accident that we had chanced upon this place a few years before. […]