Thoughts September 2006

Thoughts for the Month

The Jesus I know is no cold, hard Iron-Christ; nor does Jesus deserve to be reduced to smug, glib and uncompassionate irrelevancies when the real meaning of His love is what people need so desperately.

“Who is Worthy?” Ted Kennedy We acknowledge the original owners and custodians of this land on which we stand and we pay our respects for the care they have taken and their continuing care. What an amazing event! What joy and pride was on people’s faces! Gratitude for the artists who created this wonderful … Continue reading

Thoughts August 2006

Thoughts for the Month

The Jesus I know is no cold, hard Iron-Christ; nor does Jesus deserve to be reduced to smug, glib and uncompassionate irrelevancies when the real meaning of His love is what people need so desperately.

“Who is Worthy?” Ted Kennedy

We acknowledge the original owners and custodians of this land on which we stand and we pay our respects for the care they have taken and their continuing care.

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Thoughts July 2006

Thoughts for the Month

The Jesus I know is no cold, hard Iron-Christ; nor does Jesus deserve to be reduced to smug, glib and uncompassionate irrelevancies when the real meaning of His love is what people need so desperately.

“Who is Worthy?” Ted Kennedy

NAIDOC WEEK

Continuing to celebrate the coming of the Spirit in this Pentecostal Season, we reflect on the Spirit in two commentaries. Also, this month we celebrate NAIDOC WEEK—the poem was given by Mary and is apt for us to reflect on at this time. Other words enable us … Continue reading

Thoughts May/June 2006

Thoughts for the Month

The Jesus I know is no cold, hard Iron-Christ; nor does Jesus deserve to be reduced to smug, glib and uncompassionate irrelevancies when the real meaning of His love is what people need so desperately.

“Who is Worthy?” Ted Kennedy Hi, I have been away in New Zealand. It was a wonderful trip; especially the fact that I was able to attend a Maori funeral. I was so touched by the fact that the priest spoke in Maori language and the elders of the Marae led the service and … Continue reading

Thoughts April 2006

Thoughts for the Month

The Jesus I know is no cold, hard Iron-Christ; nor does Jesus deserve to be reduced to smug, glib and uncompassionate irrelevancies when the real meaning of His love is what people need so desperately.

“Who is Worthy?” Ted Kennedy

Annunciation

(Thanks To Pat Kennedy)

It seems I must have been more fertile than most to have taken that wind-blown thistledown softly-spoken word into my body and grown big-bellied with it. Nor was I the first: there had been rumours of such goings-on before my turn came—tales … Continue reading

Thoughts March 2006

Thoughts for the Month

The Jesus I know is no cold, hard Iron-Christ; nor does Jesus deserve to be reduced to smug, glib and uncompassionate irrelevancies when the real meaning of His love is what people need so desperately.

“Who is Worthy?” Ted Kennedy

Community of Sant’Egidio

Claudio Betti & Anarita at Lidcombe Catholic Club.

On Thursday 16th Feb a public talk was given by Claudio Betti of the Sant’Egidio Community, Rome. It was preceded by a meal for members of the St Vincent’s community and Claudio and Anarita.

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Thoughts January 2006

Thoughts for the Month

The Jesus I know is no cold, hard Iron-Christ; nor does Jesus deserve to be reduced to smug, glib and uncompassionate irrelevancies when the real meaning of His love is what people need so desperately.

“Who is Worthy?” Ted Kennedy
On December 26th 2005, our beloved Maureen Flood died. It was a peaceful death and so we lose a dear friend but of course we know that we have not lost her for her spirit is embedded in the Sacred Site of Redfern and within each of us. We extend our love andprayers to … Continue reading

Thoughts December 2005

Thoughts for the Month

The Jesus I know is no cold, hard Iron-Christ; nor does Jesus deserve to be reduced to smug, glib and uncompassionate irrelevancies when the real meaning of His love is what people need so desperately.

“Who is Worthy?” Ted Kennedy

Welcome to Patricia’s new baby

She has named her baby Kiana Rose

Jesus – Right there on the fringes of society.

Have you noticed, page after page in the Gospels, that so much of who Jesus was and so … Continue reading