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Friday 22 June

2 Kings 11:1-4,9-18,20, Psalm 132, Matthew 6:19-23 What is our Treasure? Jesus uses familiar objects and events to represent spiritual conditions that are beyond words. He is not concerned with politics, with rules and regulations, but with deepest truth. We could say that his teachings are all for the growth of the soul. So what […]

Sunday 10 June

TENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME Genesis 3:9-15, Psalm 129, 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1, Mark 3, 20-35 The politics of fear In many of the gospel readings this last week we see Jesus criticised by fear-filled people. With two thousand years of hindsight, we have 20/20 vision. But how do we react today when someone offers spiritual […]

The General Election and making the world a better place

Ahead of the General Election, our Catholic Bishops invite us to ‘pray about, reflect on, discuss and debate what kind of society New Zealand can be in the eyes of God.’