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Journeying Through Advent 3


Week Three: Among you stands one whom you do not know (John 1:19-28) I was a stranger and you welcomed me! Many of us forget that Joseph, Mary and Jesus had to flee their homeland and become refugees in Egypt for a period of time (Mt 2:1-15). They experienced the dread of travelling under cover […]

Journeying Through Advent 2


Week Two: Prepare the way of the Lord… (Mark 1:1-8) In Mark’s Gospel, John the Baptist, is presented to us as the ‘voice crying out in the wilderness’ heralding the arrival of the ‘one who is more powerful than I’ and he who will baptize with the Holy Spirit. John echoes the words of the […]

Journeying Through Advent 1


Week One: Keep Alert …  Keep Awake… (Mark 13:33-37) We begin our journey into Advent with the call to be attentive. What are we being called to be attentive to? Is it not the call to be attentive to the presence of God in all that we encounter? Is it not the call to recognise […]