Then, it seemed to stop making any progress. It appeared as if it had gotten as far as it could and it could go no further.
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Next Sunday, March 25th, Palm Sunday, we begin Holy Week. Seven days, filled with Religious Symbolism and Rituals, from Washing Feet to Venerating the Cross. Holy Week, is indeed a true gift to embrace. Holy Week, tells the very hopeful story of Jesus’ great love and resilient compassion. A free love, given in an absolute fashion. A love,
Despite the harshness of The Beast From The East, Spring and new life is in our midst.
Through the coming weeks, before Easter we will still have the daily chores, work to do,
As a man was passing the elephants, he suddenly stopped, confused by the fact that these huge creatures were being held by only a small rope tied to their front leg, no chains, no cages. It was obvious that the elephants could, at anytime, break away from their bonds but for some reason, they did not.
He saw a trainer
We can choose our friends but not our family. Truth is most families can be akin to the “Simpsons rather than the Waltons”. Family is a sacred place where hopefully we experience the bonds of affection, conversation and friendship. We also appreciate that every family carries at time challenges and burden. Being family is ultimately being alive. In August, Dublin,
Lent brings with it a time of cutting back, which includes fasting and alms-giving. Lent in the Northern Hemisphere coincides with the season of Spring. These days are hope-filled offering us invitation to enjoy brighter mornings and longer evenings. This is a time when the colour and fragrance of new life suggests to us “All will be well”. Lent, beginning
ASH Wednesday February 14th St. Valentine’s Day, marks the beginning of Lent. Nothing says love like ashes!!! Traditionally, Lent brings with it a time of cutting back, which includes fasting and alms-giving.
Lent in the Northern Hemisphere coincides with the season of spring. These are hope-filled days offering an invitation to enjoy brighter mornings and longer evenings. This is
It will do us much good to pray St. Thomas More’s prayer frequently: I pray it every day, and it helps me.”
Here is the text of the prayer: