Posts tagged Purgatory

The Last Judgement (detail)

The virtuous will shine like the sun

Our Lord leaves us with more riddles in the parables of today’s gospel. These parables are parables of the kingdom of God; what it is like, and why it is like it is.

Let go and be healed: Lent 5. Grown ups’ version.

Once all the bandages, plasters and cuddly toys had been cleared away from the children’s session (see below), the adults took their turn. We began with the same prayer as the children and then listened to the gospel and the reflection from the Lent materials. As a group we noticed the following about the gospel: […]

Letting go and being healed: Lent 5 with the children.

We had a full house on Friday, with plenty of excitement. We started settling down by praying the following prayer, which is attributed to John Wesley: I am no longer my own, but yours. Put me to what you will Put me to doing, put me to suffering. Let me be employed for you or […]