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Monday, February 12, 2018

Ash Wednesday  |  Fr Dermot Morrin reflects on the symbolism of the purple colour that characterises the season of Lent. Read more

God's Expansion Project

Monday, February 27, 2017

Ash Wednesday  |  Fr John O'Connor reflects on what God intends as the effects of Lent.  Read more

In the Midst of Life

Monday, February 08, 2016

Ash Wednesday. fr Lawrence Lew helps us to see how Lent is the season in which we learn to die to sin. Read more

Humble Penance

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Ash Wednesday. fr Gregory gives us encouragement in our Lenten fast, by helping us to see how when we fail we become more aware of our need for God's mercy. Read more

They Have Had Their Reward

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

Ash Wednesday. Fr Leo invites us to see Lent as a time when we come before God in a spirit of repentance and reconciliation. Read more

In a Hidden Place

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Ash Wednesday. Fr David Goodill outlines how almsgiving, praying and fasting are our particpation in Christ's work of our redemption. Read more

Getting Into The Flow

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Ash Wednesday. Fr John Farrell invites us to live out our baptism in every moment of our lives. Read more

Roads to Easter

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Ash Wednesday. Fr Jonathan Fleetwood places today's penitential actions in the context of the reconciliation that Christ has effected between God and mankind. Read more

Fitness for Life

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Ash Wednesday. Fr Anthony Axe warns against flashy shell suits and trainers. Read more

Created to be Fire

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Ash Wednesday. Fr Allan White invites us to remember what we are, and what we are to become. Read more

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