REFLECTION – Easter Sunday

30th March 2018

Till this moment, they had failed to understand What we hear in today’s Gospel Reading (Easter Sunday) is John’s account of what the disciples did that Easter morning. What is interesting to me is the line “till this moment, they had failed to understand the teaching of Scripture”…till this moment…TILL THIS MOMENT. The disciples were […]

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BLOG: Holy Week Reflection – with Guest Blogger Chris McGowan

No mater how rigorously we have persevered in our Lenten observance, nor how intense our prayer has been over the past five weeks, the next seven days pushes our commitment as disciples of Jesus to its limits. A dramatic week, an emotionally draining week, a roller-coaster sweeping us from triumph to the ignominy of crucifixion […]

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REFLECTION – Palm Sunday

Stand out from the crowd Today is Palm Sunday, which means two Gospel readings, one for the Procession with Palms and one for the Liturgy of the Word during mass. They are both so different, the first we hear of Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem, when crows rushed out to meet Him, laying down cloaks […]

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BLOG: Why I took TWO Gap Years to work for the Church- with Guest Blogger Lucy Palmer

Unlike most other people my age, after Sixth Form I decided to take a Gap Year. A gap year that has now lasted for two years. I’m now 20 years old and in the middle of my second year as part of the Kenelm Youth Trust: Birmingham Diocese’s Youth Service. I’m from Stafford, but a […]

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REFLECTION – Fifth Sunday of Lent

I will write my Law on their hearts When you look at your time, and how you use it, you can see what you think is important. This list may be different than what you would say is the most important to you. On average, 2017 was a record year for how long we spend […]

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