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Tag Archive for ‘Passion’

Monday 29 August

Passion of John the Baptist Jeremiah 1: 17-19; Psalm 71: 1-6,15,16; Mark 6: 17-29 The gift of Martyrdom All the martyrs show us something of the great battle between good and evil. It is a battle within each of us. It is a battle in our societies. It is a battle in our world. Evil sometimes […]

Sunday 5 May

THIRD SUNDAY OF EASTER Acts 5:27-32, 40-41, Psalm 30; Apocalypse 5:11-14; John 21:1-19 Loving prayer Jesus often discussed everyday subjects. Fishing, food, sheep, bread, wine. Our everyday lives interest him. We needn't wait for supernatural experiences before praying. When Jesus asked Peter three times, “do you care for me, love me, above everything else?”, he […]

Lent in Stained Glass

The Sorrowful Mysteries The Agony in the Garden This window from St Mary of the Angels, Wellington [1] shows the scene in its simplest form, with the angels offering Jesus the cup, and the apostles asleep. The window from St Mary’s Cathedral, Sydney, [2] is more complex, and shows Jerusalem and the marauding crowd, baying […]