Posts tagged Messiah

The Messiah who brings freedom

The freedom which Moses gave to the people of Israel was simply the freedom from having a foreign ruler oppress them — the freedom which the Messiah brought was far more powerful.

The wine of Heaven

How we need to hear these sage words of Our Lady, “Do whatever he tells you.” They are simple words but the means by which we gain salvation, fulfil our vocation, are animated in the Spirit, encounter the wonder of his glory, and glimpse the heavenly banquet of the Kingdom.

The blind leading the blind.

Dear Friends, We are familiar with the phrase ‘the blind leading the blind’ – to speak of those who are being lead by a person of way of thinking that leads no where but up a blind alley or head long into disaster, without anyone realising. There is great irony in the gospel story today. […]

Advent Adults 2: Encountering the King.

A busy Advent has meant I am a bit behind. So here is a report from our second Adults Advent Group: We spent the whole evening looking at the figure of Jesus Christ. In investigating the Kingdom of God, Christ is at the very heart, for he is the King. We began with a meditation […]

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 […]