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Tag Archive for ‘transformation’

Tuesday 3 December

St Francis Xavier (M) Isaiah 11:1-10; Psalm 72:1-2, 7-8, 12-13, 17; Luke 10:21-24 The temptation to be spectacular Pope Francis says a Christian is a missionary who, urged forward by the Holy Spirit, lives his or her Baptism as yeast in society, spreading the message of Jesus. Yeast works unspectacularly. The transformation it achieves is […]

Sunday 20 January

SECOND SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME Isaiah 62:1-5; Psalm 95 (96):1-3, 7-10; 1 Corinthians 12:4-11; John 2:1-11 Transformation It is Calvary that sheds a wonderful light on the Cana story. Mary is present. Jesus takes something ordinary (water- human life) and makes a transformation (wine – salvation). He takes what we have and who we are […]

Monday 6 August

The Transfiguration of the Lord Daniel 7:9-10, 13-14; Psalm 97;2 Peter 1:16-19; Mark 9:2-10 Sound…. Light… Action Transfiguration is “a complete change of appearance into a more beautiful or spiritual state.” The light of Christ transfigures us. The question is, from what to what or from whom to whom? The Greek word for transfiguration “metamorphoó” […]


The month of April normally heralds the change of colours and the fall of leaves in our trees. Autumn is upon us. The final fruits of the summer season are gathered in and we take stock as the rhythm of a new year settles in. A time of transformation is taking place. A month or […]