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The New Vision of Pentecost


Imagine the scene, the disciples huddled together full of fear and anxiety when suddenly they heard what sounded like a powerful wind from heaven, and they were filled with the Holy Spirit. This Spirit gave them the gift of speech so that people from every nation gathered in Jerusalem that day could hear the apostles [...]

Our health is our wealth


This Thursday, February 11th is the feast of “Our Lady of Lourdes” and is also World Day of Prayer for the Sick. Living with sickness in mind, body or spirit is a difficult and vulnerable journey that visits so many in all our families, friendships and community. It is true that our health is our [...]

Mashed Potatoes


The story is told about a teacher, giving a maths lesson in her classroom. The subject was division. The teacher wanted her young class to grasp the concept of division. She brought in a bag of potatoes and started to count out twenty potatoes and placed them on her desk. She asked her class a [...]

New Year Beginnings


Every New Year marks an opportunity to begin again. There are many feelings that we can experience as we now enter the journey of 2010. The reality for so many of us is that things can only get better. I am sure this has been a terrible Christmas for so many good people who have [...]

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