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Abba Father – Who Are You? (5)

Watching our Language with God In the first article about Abba Father, we noted how, in talking about God, we reach a point when we run out of words. God’s mystery is so vast that, ultimately, we are reduced to silence. We can only sit still, wonder, desiring “we know not what”. It’s Faith reduced […]

Friday 17 May

Acts 13:26-33; Psalm 2; John 14: 1-6 Pono — faith Today's readings are about the end of Jesus' human life. Just a phase of his spiritual life, he is now living in a different dimension that we cannot enjoy yet, but it will continue forever. Our belief and faith are our strength. Jesus is explicit […]

Gospel Parables in Stained Glass

Jesus often spoke in parables that his listeners could relate to. We have read them or heard them proclaimed often enough, but do we understand them in our culture? Some of them have been enshrined in stained glass, which may help us to understand. Take the Parable of the Foolish Virgins, for example. This window […]