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Soul Food for the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time, 14th January 2024

Different experiences can put new vision on familiar readings. I can now look at today’s Gospel in a whole new way. I started working in my new role as Sacramental Co-ordinator in Rathfarnham parish a few months ago and now it has given me a whole new perspective on this passage. I now have the opportunity to be involved with young people as they prepare for the sacraments of First Holy Communion and Confirmation.  I can see all the possibilities, the hope, the fun and the interest they have in knowing everything!

Author: admin - January 10, 2024

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Soul Food for Sunday 27th August 2023 the Twenty-First Sunday in Ordinary Time

Several years ago, when working in school chaplaincy, I was with a class preparing for the Sacrament of First Eucharist. We were creatively exploring who Jesus is. At the end of the exercise, I asked “And who is Jesus for you?”  I requested that the answer be an image. There were several answers: Jesus was like a ‘summer day on the beach’; Jesus was the ‘best footballer who knew how to pass’; Jesus was a ‘warm blanket on a winter’s day’...

Author: admin - August 3, 2023

A man standing on a rock

Soul Food for Sunday 13th August 2023, the Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

When the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were terrified. “It is a ghost,” they said, and they cried out in fear. At once Jesus spoke to them, “Take courage, it is I; do not be afraid.” The above lines from todays’ gospel are a reminder that often in difficult times we don’t recognise God. In this gospel scene, Jesus’ disciples see a ‘ghost’ and cry out in ‘fear’...

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A Reflections for the First Sunday of Lent, 26th February 2023

St. Michael's College Junior School - Lent Reflection - 26th February 2023

Author: admin - February 22, 2023

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