Stepping into Spring

Tuesday next is the Feast of the Presentation in the Temple.  It’s a quiet day, passing without much fuss or attention but is hugely important.  The day remembered, reminds us of the  taking of the child Jesus to the temple in accordance with the traditions of the Jewish people.  It…

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Mission Sunday 2009

Recently diocesan appointments in our diocese came into effect. The same is most likely true of every diocese in the country. The familiar face in the pulpit and the familiar faces in the pews may well be a memory on this October morning. Mission! What is the mission? It’s about…

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Holy Week Letters!

We had a Holy Hour in the Cathedral each Sunday of Lent.  Last night, I was reminded of a conversation with a friend of mine that took place earlier in the week.  She was teaching her class about Holy Week and picking out four characters from that story; Judas, Pilate,…

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Second Sunday of Lent

Today’s Gospel tells of the Transfiguration – when Jesus was revealed to Peter, James and John in a way not seen before.  Words from the God The Father confirmed the Son’s mission.  Here’s a thought … loosely based on that message.    TRANSFIGURATION What is it about a wedding day…

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