REFLECTION THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT

14th December 2018

The readings we hear today are mostly about witness, and particularly about John. In the Gospel of John he is portrayed as the primary witness to Jesus. In today’s world it can become increasingly difficult for young people to become a living witness to the Gospel. With only 9 days until Christmas Day, when we […]

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BLOG: O Holy Night

Every year I really look forward to Christmas, and it’s not so I can tuck into my Christmas dinner, it’s because I really look forward to attending midnight Mass in my home parish of Our Lady and St. John’s Heswall. Every year the midnight Mass has a choir that sings so beautifully, I go almost […]

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REFLECTION SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT

Prepare the way In today’s Gospel we hear that St John the Baptist used these words from the Book of Isaiah to preach to people around the Jordan ‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight’; he told them that the Messiah was coming and they should be ready. As we journey further […]

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BLOG: The First Noel

The First Noel Catherine McLoughlin One of the things I love about Christmas Carols is that they always talk about the characters in the Nativity stories. When we think about the Nativity we can so clearly imagine the scene. We see the stable and yup there’s Mary, Joseph and the baby Jesus. Jesus is in […]

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10 Ways To Reach Out This Advent

10 ways to reach out to others this Advent Advent is a time for giving, but it can be hard to move past simply thinking about material gifts to how we can help others. We’ve come up with 10 ways that you can reach out to those around you at this time of year… Be […]

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