May reflection for Marian Mothers:  Social Friendship & Mercy

May reflection for Marian Mothers: Social Friendship & Mercy

   In his third encyclical, Pope Francis invites us to recognise that all humanity is intricately linked to each other in one family and asks us to resist the temptation to 'build a culture of walls.. in the heart and on the land"    Bev shares her thoughts in this...

April reflection Marian Mothers – Nothing to See Here

April reflection Marian Mothers – Nothing to See Here

In this month's reflection we hear of Ellen's sense of God's presence in the storms of life, and her desire to also feel God's presence during the ordinariness of day-to-day routines.     For the reflection material click HERE     For an easy to print Marian...

February Reflection – Our Tradition of Feasting and Fasting

February Reflection – Our Tradition of Feasting and Fasting

Our first reflection for the year reminds us of our Shrovetide Catholic traditions - feasting and fasting -  forming a rhythm of life in the church year. For February's reflection click HERE An easy to print Marist Laity guide to the reflection can be found HERE For...

ADVENT 2020

ADVENT 2020

For an easy to print copy of this year's Advent reflection click HERE   AS YOU GATHER: Light a main candle of Hope and give everyone an unlit tea candle to hold as you pray or sing - Come Lord Jesus. Wait in Joyful Hope Musical Chant by Michael Herry fms (Marist...

November Reflection – Hear the Cry of the Poor

November Reflection – Hear the Cry of the Poor

In this, the last of our reflections on Laudato Si', we hear Pope Francis' words, "let us hear the ‘cry of the poor and the cry of the earth’ and commit to loving our neighbour."  For November's reflection click HERE An easy to print Marist Laity Guide to the...

October Reflection-Integral Ecology and Laudato Si

October Reflection-Integral Ecology and Laudato Si

This month we continue our reflections on Laudato Si', where Pope Francis calls for an integral ecology which respects both creation and human dignity.  For October's reflection Script click HERE.  An easy to print Marist Laity Guide  is HERE For an easy to print...

Season of Creation – Laudato Si – Our Common Home

Season of Creation – Laudato Si – Our Common Home

Laudato Si' - Our Common Home Begin with Prayer, then read Deuteronomy 22:1-4, 6-7 You shall not see your brother's ox or his sheep go astray, and withhold your help from them; you shall take them back to your brother. And if he is not near you, or if you do not know...

Mary, Seat of Wisdom

Mary, Seat of Wisdom

Mary Seat of Wisdom: Mary is right in the midst of the Christian community, and her humanity and wisdom restores the confidence, courage and trust in the lives of women. Begin with Prayer then Read Psalm 92:12-15a The righteous flourish like the palm tree, and grow...

Gratitude

Gratitude

Gratitude: This personal testimony of Marie's experience of Guillain-Barré Syndrome and the devastating impact it had on her body, also gives a message that is faith-filled, inspirational, encouraging and full of GRATITUDE! Begin with Prayer then Read John 20:30-31...