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Tuesday 25 June

TWELFTH WEEK OF ORDINARY TIME Genesis 3:2, 5-18; Psalm 15; Matthew 7:6, 12-14 Knowledge means responsibility The Adam and Eve story in the book of Genesis has several layers of meaning. It is most commonly known as the story of the fall because, in choosing to eat from the tree of knowledge of good and […]

Tuesday 29 August

The Passion of John the Baptist Jeremiah 1:17-19; Psalm 71; Mark 6:17-29 I am with you Many emotions collide in the scenes leading to the death of John the Baptist: the pride of Herod; the expectations of his guests; the jealousy and hatred of Herodias; the cold indifference of her daughter; the unquestioning obedience of […]

Innocent Eyes

Last week we welcomed ninety of our children to the Sacrament of Reconciliation for the first time. It was a moving experience for all of us. One image that stays with me is the look of innocence in the eyes of the children as they came to encounter the mercy of God in the Sacrament. […]