Entries by Hans Ede

Fr John’s Reflection – Epiphany of the Lord

Epiphany of the Lord – 5th January . . . How do we use our time and money? With the Feast of the Epiphany approaching we are able to notice how the wise men lay down their gifts at the feet of Jesus. What I particularly notice about this story is not just their generosity […]

Fr John’s Reflection – Feast of the Holy Family

Feast of the Holy Family – 29th December Resolutions After Christmas we have time to review what is important in our lives. So often we seem to be driven by what is urgent. This can cause us to wonder what direction our lives are taking. What do we consider most important for the way we […]

Fr John’s Reflection – Second Sunday of Advent

Second Sunday of Advent – 8th December . .. Prepare the way The immanence of Christmas can cause us to start to plan with the end in mind. Our activity while being focussed on that event can distract us from what is happening at the moment. The preparations can all seem present to something that […]

Fr John’s Reflection – First Sunday of Advent

First Sunday of Advent – 1st December . .. Beginning at the end We start the first Sunday in the same way we finished the liturgical year. We are called to be aware and awake of how God is present to us in our daily lives. This can be especially important as we journey towards […]

Fr John’s Reflection – Feast of Christ the King

Feast of Christ the King – 24th November . . Who will lead us to the truth? This weekend we celebrate the Feast of Christ the King. In a world where the idea of the monarchy has diminished to a ceremonial role and leadership is found in the form of democracy, dynastic rule or in […]

Fr John’s Reflection 33rd Sunday of the Year

33rd Sunday of Ordinary Time – 17th November . . A rule of life We live in a world where the opinions of others matter deeply. We can become fascinated by the latest developments whether they be about finance, politics, fashion or sport. Part of the fascination can be motivated by a deep interest in […]