Posts tagged Mary

Annunciation of the Lord

Mary, Gate of Heaven: Homily for the Annunciation

The omnipotent God chose Mary.

Wilton diptych (detail)

Anglia dos Mariae: Why England needs Mary

It all began with a ‘yes’. Our Lady’s consent to the angel: “Be it done to me according to thy Word” is the moment the world changes. In agreeing to become the Mother of God, Mary allows the plan of salvation to take place. God called her into existence for no other reason than to fulfil this most awesome of all vocations.

Sitting at the feet of Jesus: Homily for 17th July 2016.

“Man does not live by bread alone but on every word that proceeds from the mouth of God.” In our Old Testament reading we encounter the theme of hospitality. Hospitality has been important for many cultures across many years. St Paul talks of hospitality as a gift of the Spirit. Many argue that Sodom’s greatest […]

Advent Family 4: Watching Mary again!

On Friday 20th some of our families gathered again at St Agnes for our final Advent group. Again, we took the same theme as the adults and considered Mary. We began by lighting the 4 Advent candles on our wreath and thought about the previous weeks: We have arrived at the last week of Advent […]

Advent Adults 4: Watching Mary.

We began our last Adult group last week, by taking time to reflect on our Advent so far. Each of us has had a unique journey and, like so often we retain that uniqueness, while also contributing and sharing Advent together. We considered the themes of the three weeks so far, looking at the kingdom […]