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Apostle to the Apostles – St Mary Magdalene

Mary Magdalene was a person like me. God wove his pure love into her soul when he conceived her in his likeness.

Why Worry?

Try not to get worried
Try not to turn on to
Problems that upset you,

Friday 16 September

Sts Cornelius, & Cyprian 1 Corinthians 15: 12-20, Ps 17, Luke 8:1-3 Watchtower Mary of Magdala belongs to the college of first disciples. Magdala means watchtower. Mary of Magdala, freed from a possession, accepts her vocation to be a watchtower of Christ’s work. Mary is a witness to Christ’s ministry (Lk 8:1-3), his sacrifice (John […]

Tuesday 22 July

St Mary Magdalene 2 Cor 5:14-17; Ps 63; John 20:1-2, 11-18 Concern for others After Jesus’s mother, Mary Magdalene would be the woman closest to him. She anointed his weary feet. She was with him on the road to Calvary, then at the crucifixion, then at his burial. She was the first to check the […]

Tuesday 10 April

Easter Octave Acts 2:36-41; Ps 33; John 20:11-18 Magdalen’s path “Mary stayed outside… she stooped to look inside… she turned round… she went.” Mary Magdalene at first is fixed where she is. She had to adopt a different stance to come to a deeper faith. Next, she turns round, encounters Jesus and is then sent […]

24 Hours

Twenty-Four Reflections on the Death and Resurrection of Jesus in the Gospel of Mark by Liz Pearce We are an Easter people: sisters and brothers of the Risen Jesus. We are also people of passion and of the Passion. Each day, each hour, each moment, is a re-creation of Jesus’ passion, death and resurrection. We are […]

Hidden In Plain View – A Do-it-Yourself One-Day Retreat in Daily Life

Have you ever had the experience where you have searched for something everywhere, over and over, only to have someone else come along and see it immediately, “hidden in plain view”? I think my encounters with God are often like that. I search in books and on tapes, at lectures and in homilies, in groups […]

Friday 22 July

St Mary Magdalene, Disciple of the Lord. Songs 3:1-4, Ps 63, John 20:1-2,11-18 I will seek whom my heart loves Mary Magdalene was a friend whom Jesus had healed, indeed he had cast seven devils from her. Who knows what a nightmare her life was before that. She was the first to witness the risen […]