Posts tagged faith

Christ is the new creation

Fr Neil’s homily at Mass on the Fourth Sunday of Easter (25 April) “There is no other name under heaven by which we must be saved.” Bookstores are filled with self-help manuals these days. It is a new fashion. Guiding lights are popping up all over the internet to offer the key to self improvement, to […]

Ad palmam victoriæ

The martyrs we celebrate today remind us that to be clothed with Christ through baptism means to follow in his footsteps, to seek his will and to bear witness to his saving passion.

His mercy is on those who fear him

What we need to do now is follow her example. Be faithful to her Son, seek to be as pure and sinless as she was, have the same humility as she had, and accept the plan which God has for us.

Take heart: It is I

What we need to do is keep our eyes fixed on Christ. He is the one who is supporting us; he is the one whose strength is enough for us.

Vast and Eternal: Reflections on our Adult Advent group.

Thursday night saw 8 of us gather at Sharon and Graham’s for some of their wonderful hospitality and our adults’ Advent group. The resources we used can be read below. I found that I got so much out of the evening. Sharing this kind of prayerful study of scripture and spiritual thoughts is a real […]

Faith: Advent Family Group 1

Friday evening saw a few families gather at St Agnes for the second of our Advent groups. Faith was our theme for this week and after lighting candles and singing “Wait for the Lord” we thought about what went on inside us during Advent: When Mary was told she would be Jesus’ mother, he didn’t […]