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Abba Father — Who Are You? (1)

‘Dwelling in Unapproachable Light’ Eucharistic Prayer 2 is probably the one most commonly chosen and Eucharistic Prayer 4 used the least. It’s a shame really. There are so many Eucharistic Prayers available – all beautiful in their own way. Let’s ponder the four words in the title above – a phrase from the Preface of […]

Tuesday 4 December

Isaiah 11:1-10; Psalm 71 (72):1-2, 7-8, 12-13, 17; Luke 10:21-24 Experiencing Jesus praying We are taken right into the experience of Jesus praying and rejoicing in the Holy Spirit. We glimpse his unique relationship with God. Jesus saw the joy of the seventy returning disciples (10:17) and thanks God for revealing to ‘infants’ what is […]

Wednesday 14 November

Titus 3:1-7; Ps 23; Luke 17:11-19 Thanksgiving Thanksgiving, in the Greek, ‘Eucharist’, takes us deeper into the mystery of God and of ourselves. It is in thanksgiving that the Samaritan sees fully and understands what has happened. Not only is he healed but he has found God’s Salvation. We too must remember to give thanks. […]

About Mystery

Let’s start with a brief exercise. Look back over your life and recall a time (or times) when you found yourself overwhelmed by a sense that you were part of something much bigger than yourself or that something happened to you that was like a gift coming from beyond yourself or an ordinary event briefly […]