Entries by Hans Ede

Fr John’s Reflection – Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time

Seventh Sunday of Ordinary Time – 23rd February What is Lent about anyway? As Catholics and increasingly among many Christians there is an intentional desire to come closer to Christ and to understand His mission among us. This is not just about accumulating a certain amount of information about his life, death and resurrection but […]

Fr John’s Reflection – Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time – 16th February Wisdom: Learning to say yes and no! I remember in reading one of Brene Brown’s book “Braving the Wilderness p33-36” she emphasises the importance of belonging more than just fitting in. The emphasis that she placed on belonging was the confidence in ourselves and what we believed […]

Fr John’s Reflection – Second Sunday of Ordinary Time

Proclaim the Gospel with your lives! Second Sunday of Ordinary Time – 19th January Where do we see Christ at work in our lives? Our prayer and our actions are called to raise our awareness and attentiveness to this question. This is a sense of anticipation that Jesus walks in our midst, often unseen, and […]

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 […]