Reflections

06/12/2020

Heartbeats

Live in Harmony

In our first reading for the Second Sunday of Advent, Isaiah proclaims: “A voice cries out in the desert: prepare the way of our God! Make straight in the wasteland a highway for our God…The rugged land shall be made a plain, the rough country, a broad valley.”

A new day is coming. We shall repent and change our ways. We can also look at this passage literally – “a voice cries out in the desert for us to change …


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01/12/2020

Heartbeats

Advent in the Time of Covid-19

Advent is the time when we prepare for the coming of Jesus. It is a time for contemplation, joy and hope that culminates in our celebration of the birth of Jesus.

Advent is my favorite time of the Church year and I feel such a sense of peacefulness when I go into church and sit quietly before Mass during this time. But this year will be different because of COVID-19. How do we prepare ourselves for the future …


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13/11/2020

Heartbeats

Ministry in Covid-19 Times

“We are reminded of the many ways of quiet ministry in our lives, and in life that abounds around us. The little healings of the silent breaches, the great redemptive acts when times are out of joint, the lifting of our horizons of hope when to have hope seems to be against all wisdom and against all judgment…” These words of Howard Thurman seem to capture the heart and soul of the ministry reflections shared in …


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