REFLECTIONS and NOTICES

REFLECTIONS and NOTICES

REFLECTIONS. EXTRACTS FROM FEBRUARY THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY February 21. Welcoming the rainbow after the storm David wondered, “South Africa likes to see itself as the Rainbow Nation and we have borrowed the image from this Bible story about Noah and the Flood.  What is...
REFLECTIONS.  Extracts THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY FEBRUARY 2019

REFLECTIONS. Extracts THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY FEBRUARY 2019

February 8.    Josephine Bakhita.  As a young girl she was sold on slave-markets in north Africa several times. Like other slaves she suffered indignity and abuse.  Eventually she was taken to Italy by a caring family where she converted to Christianity and later...
Question for youth, “FOR WHOM AM I?”

Question for youth, “FOR WHOM AM I?”

All the different vocations come together in the one universal call to holiness, which finds its inexhaustible source in the Father, who through his Spirit sends us Jesus, “the holy one of God” (Mk 1:24), who came among us to make us holy through friendship with Him,...
REFLECTIONS.   Extracts from FAMILY THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY JANUARY 2019

REFLECTIONS.   Extracts from FAMILY THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY JANUARY 2019

FAMILY THOUGHTS FOR THE DAY are built around one of the Scripture Readings of the Day, using the SEE-JUDGE-ACT approach with a life-centred reflection and quotation from Pope Francis. January 23. Mrs Taylor shared with other families of some WYD young people.  “We’ve...
Precious Little

Precious Little

“Lord, May everything we do begin with your inspiration, continue with your help and reach perfection under your guidance.”   This short prayer was given to me by a dear old man who has made 100s of copies and distributed them to families, in particular young married...