Family Reflection. April 30th. Brian and Joan both loved sport and excelled in running. Even though she was younger than him she had become more successful, possibly because they trained together and sometimes ran in a mixed team. Passing the baton ...Read More
Calendar and Reflections Archive
17th January. Jock said, ”Have you ever wondered why so many “tax collectors and sinners” were so keen to follow Jesus? Was it because of a guilty conscience or because they were treated as outcasts?
Introduction God's gift of peace to all people of goodwill can only come about through our cooperation and our acts of justice and love to all. In preparing to receive God's gift of love, Jesus, again at Christmas we should be ...Read More
Evangelisation, passing on the good news of God's love, is the mission of the church-as-Family and of all people who seek peace.
Introduction Different family backgrounds, clans, tribes and religions all come together within families and between families. They can be a source of conflict or of enrichment depending on how we deal with the differences. Our task is to adopt the positive ...Read More
Male and female were created equal by God from the beginning.........
Introduction : Growth and development does not end with adulthood but continues into old age where relationships and personal needs continue to change. Justice demands that the needs to love and be loved, to be autonomous and experience a ...Read More
2011 FAMILY CALENDAR THEME: PEACE ON EARTH BEGINS AT HOME JUNE THEME: YOUTH, A TIME FOR PEACE-BUILDING Introduction The years of adolescence and young adulthood are particularly challenging for youth and their parents because ...Read More
Introduction “Whoever spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him.” While we most often speak of God the Father, there are many motherly qualities in the Bible when speaking of God’s relationship with ...Read More
INTRODUCTION Celebrating the Paschal Mystery in the Church-as-family and in our own families presents us with a complete picture of the self-giving, the suffering and joy of the Resurrection of Jesus. The Easter holidays are times for renewal and enjoyment but ...Read More