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Tag Archive for ‘New Year’

Tuesday 1 January

SOLEMNITY OF MARY MOTHER OF GOD Numbers 6:22-27; Psalm 66 (67):2-3, 5, 6 ,8; Galatians 4:4-7; Luke 2:16-21 New Year We begin our New Year honouring Mary, the Mother of God. We praise God for creating Mary and giving her her vocation. We thank Mary for her generous response to God. We ask Mary’s help […]

New Year Resolutions

Emmet McHardy knew and understood the Bible’s teachings and put his prayer into action.

Friday 1 January

SOLEMNITY OF MARY, MOTHER OF GOD Day of Prayer for World Peace Numbers 6:22-27; Ps 67; Gal 4:4-7; Luke 2:16-21 Our Mother too The baby is named Jesus, which means Saviour, because this baby will save his people from their sins. We rejoice that Mary is the Mother of our Saviour God, and that on […]

Thursday 1 January

Mary Mother of God Numbers 6:22-27, Ps.67, Galatians 4:4-7, Luke 2:16-21 New Year’s Blessing One year has ended, another begins. Just as Mary reflected on the great blessings she had received, we might also reflect today on all the blessings of the past year and “treasure all … and ponder them in (our) hearts”. As […]

Thursday 02 January

memorial of Sts Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen Retain good fortune Better than any Christmas gift or New Year wish come true, I actually live in God and so must do all I can to stay there [1 Jn 2:22-28]. I’ve got the saving power of God in and around me [Ps 97]. I […]

Sunday 25 September

Twenty Sixth Week Ordinary Time Ezek 18:25-28, Ps25, Phil 2:1-11, Matt 21:28-32 Broken Resolutions Oh how today’s Gospel reminds me of my broken resolutions! Not the New Year’s kind, but the decisions made during Mass or during prayer time that I will do this or that, or change this or that, but which, within a […]