December 6, 2019
For the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Linda Jones from our Theology team reflects on the different qualities of Our Lady, and how she can inspire us to have the strength and courage to act.
Continue reading “Immaculate Conception: Mary, Mother of the Poor”
November 6, 2019
Roisin Beirne, CAFOD’s Candlelight Funds Officer, shares a little about two special women who have been honoured by a donation to CAFOD in their memory.
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November 1, 2019
On the Feast of All Saints, Kathleen from our Theology team reflects on some of the everyday saints she has come across in her life.
Continue reading “All Saints’ Day: How many saints have you known?”
October 31, 2019
Francis Stewart from our Theology team reflects on the Amazon Synod in the light of the Year of the Word being celebrated in England and Wales until December 2020.
Continue reading “The Amazon Synod: God who speaks”
October 18, 2019
As we approach November, the month of remembrance, Kathleen O’Brien from our Theology team explains how the prayer “God of our longing” speaks to those who have lost somebody they love.
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October 11, 2019
Francis from our Theology team reflects on Saint Peter and Saint Paul’s lessons for us during the current Synod on Amazonia.
Continue reading “For a Church walking together”
October 4, 2019
On the Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi, Kathleen O’Brien from our Theology team explores the saint’s Canticle of the Creatures, used in our nine-day prayer vigil ahead of the Amazon Synod in Rome.
Continue reading “Canticle of Creatures: Transformative mission statement”
October 3, 2019
An historic Synod on the Amazon took place in Rome in October 2019. For our Theology team, Harriet Paterson investigated the hopes of people at the heart of the story.
Continue reading “Hopes for the Amazon Synod”
September 29, 2019
As Family Fast Day approaches, Kathleen O’Brien from our Theology team reflects on the life of Saint Francis and the influence he still has, centuries after his death.
Continue reading “How Saint Francis inspired a harvest prayer”
July 26, 2019
Catherine from our Theology team reflects on the Lord’s prayer, taking a step back to think about what the words actually mean.
Continue reading “A reflection on the Lord’s prayer”