Category Archives: Priesthood

An open door to darkness

Walk down a long dark corridor and notice how the light from one open door streams into the dark. Not the other way around. Dark doesn’t stream into the light. This is something that we forget in our illuminated world … Continue reading

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Bury me at 7am.

Firstly, forgive me… But I’m blunt. So that out of the way, here’s what is to happen when I die. 1 – Don’t wait for my whole family from across the universe to gather. I’m a man of faith and … Continue reading

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2012. Leap year horror

2012 has been a leap-year-horror. I am so pleased it has ended. I’m still trying to work out what was beneficial and what was just a complete waste of time. In December, I was given two puppies. One was planned … Continue reading

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Repentance, forgiveness and atonement

Sometimes we feel the need to repent for what we have done or what we have omitted to do. In our Catholic tradition, this has always been seen as a sign of the movement of the Holy Spirit- moving us … Continue reading

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Trust in God still, trust in me (Jn 14:1) even in my struggle.

Im having a tough year so far. I live in hope that it improves. There have been a number of canon-shot body blows personally and in ministry. Sometimes I struggle to put this all together. I believe this has helped … Continue reading

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Curb sitting

In my prayer this week, I have been struck by a disturbing image. Maybe it is a construct of the images from Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ. I’m not sure. It is the image of a man, sitting … Continue reading

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Experiencing Holy Week – Part 6 The Triduum – The evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper and the washing of feet

The Triduum. The word ‘triduum’ comes from the Latin for ‘3 days’. These are the 3 holiest days that we celebrate as Catholics. The evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper The Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper begins what is … Continue reading

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