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An Unexpected Journey

My story began when I received an unexpected phone call from a friend, asking me if I would like to join her and her husband on a trip to Medjugorje in Bosnia and Herzegovina. I had always wanted to visit Europe when I was younger, but never got around to actually planning a trip there, […]

Wednesday 25 July:

St James, Apostle 2 Corinthians 4:7-15, Ps.126, Matthew 20:20-28 ‘Sons of Thunder’ James and his brother John appear to have been among the disciples who were closest to Jesus, despite this description of the pair. They seem to have had a streak of impetuosity and a fiery temper. St James was beheaded in Judea in […]

Pilgrimage 2012

Our Lady of Kapiti, St Patrick’s Parish Paraparaumu February 12, 2012 Every year on or around the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes (Feb 11) the parishioners of St Patrick’s, Paraparaumu, near Wellington NZ, walk in pilgrimage from their church up a nearby hill to honour Mary in her apparitions in Lourdes in 1858. They […]