Category Archives: Fr. Jim Reflections

Lenten Reflection from Father Jim (2nd Sunday)

Dear Parishioners On this Second Sunday of Lent, the Psalmist’s words are of significance –  “I will walk before the Lord in the Land of the Living” (Psalm 116:9).  Like Abraham, Peter, James and John, we too, walk before the … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflection from Father Jim

Dear Parishioners On this First Sunday of Lent, we resolve to be open to prayer, fasting, and almsgiving.  We will add the work of our hands to the inheritance of the Christian pilgrims; down the centuries, they touched the lives … Continue reading

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Fr. Jim: Reflection on Gaudete Sunday

On this Gaudete Sunday, the Third Sunday of Advent, we stop and pause to reflect on the joy we have in knowing Jesus as our Saviour. In today’s Gospel, John the Baptist is celebrating the gift of Baptism, and he … Continue reading

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Fr Jim’s Reflection for Advent

I have always been fascinated by the creativity and ingenuity of William Holman Hunt, the 19th-century English painter and of the founders of the Pre- Raphaelite Brotherhood. His artistic brilliance captures with vivid colour and elaborate symbolism a message that … Continue reading

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Fr Jim’s Reflections Feast of St Peter & St Paul – 28 June 2020

The Feast of St Peter and St Paul reminds us of the energy and urgency of a rapidly growing Church that necessitated the human cooperation with the will of God. Peter was the rock with the awesome responsibility of leading … Continue reading

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Fr Jim’s Reflections 12th Sunday of the Year

There are moments in life when things don’t turn out the way we thought. Sometimes we can face difficulty after difficulty. Often this happens in the unexpected places. Without a doubt they test us. Often related to relationships, our health, … Continue reading

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