March Reflection – St. Joseph, with a Father’s Heart

March Reflection – St. Joseph, with a Father’s Heart

In his apostolic letter, Patris Corde, Pope Francis encourages us to implore the intercession of St Joseph, and to imitate his virtues and his zeal. For the reflection material click HERE An easy to print Marist Laity guide to the reflection can be found HERE For an...

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...

Ignatian Spirituality

Ignatian Spirituality

Read the reflection Thoughts on Ignatian Spirituality and Spiritual Direction Read the reflection Thoughts on Ignatian Spirituality and Spiritual Direction I have been very fortunate over the past year and into this year to be training in Ignatian Spiritual Direction....

God At Work In Silence

God At Work In Silence

Begin with Prayer then Read Then read: Lamentations 3:22-26 The Lord’s acts of mercy are not exhausted, his compassion is not spent; 23 They are renewed each morning - great is your faithfulness! 24 The Lord is my portion, I tell myself, therefore I will hope in him....

Listen, Love and Journey

Listen, Love and Journey

Listen, Love and Journey   Begin with Prayer then Read Luke 24:13-21 Now on that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem, and talking with each other about all these things that had happened.  While they were...

To Love Is To Encounter

To Love Is To Encounter

Begin with Prayer then Read Matthew 9:20-22 A woman suffering haemorrhages for twelve years came up behind Jesus and touched the tassel on his cloak. She said to herself, “If only I can touch his cloak, I shall be cured.” Jesus turned around and saw her, and said,...