10th Sunday Gospel Reflection
Saturday, 08 June 2024
Blasphemy against the Holy Spirit  (Mark 3:20-35) Many people today do not take the existence and power of the devil seriously.  The devil is regarded as a mythological hangover from...
Corpus Christi – Gospel Reflection
Saturday, 01 June 2024
The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Mark 14: 12-16. 22-25) “This is my blood, the blood of the covenant, which is to be poured out for many.” More...
Pentecost Sunday Gospel Reflection
Saturday, 18 May 2024
  Trusting the Holy Spirit (John 15:26-27; 16:12-15)   Today, Pentecost Sunday, we celebrate the birthday of the Church. The Gospel chosen for today is from John’s account of the...
The Ascension of the Lord
Sunday, 12 May 2024
The Ascension of the Lord (Mark 16:15-20) The celebration of the Ascension of Jesus to heaven marks the definitive closure of his mission on earth. According to St. Luke, over...
Gospel Reflection – I am the Vine
Saturday, 27 April 2024
Make your home in me  (John 15:1-9) One of the saddest features of society today is the number of people who are homeless and sleeping rough.  But another sort of...
Liaten to the voice of the Shepherd
Saturday, 20 April 2024
This weekend as we celebrate 'Good Shepherd Sunday' - we ask you to pray for vocations to our Irish Capuchin Province. We, like all religious orders, depend upon the power...
Gospel Reflection – Good Shepherd Sunday
Saturday, 20 April 2024
Vocation of all Christians (John 10:11-18) Today’s Gospel is about Jesus, the Good Shepherd, who is willing to lay down his life for his flock.  This Sunday we are encouraged...
Sunday Reflection – Divine Mercy Sunday
Sunday, 07 April 2024
A Mission of Mercy (John: 19-31) In the bible, the number forty is usually associated with a period of preparation.  Following the forty days of Lent preparing for Easter, there...
Easter Sunday Reflection
Sunday, 31 March 2024
Rising with Christ (John 20:1-9) When we are invited to proclaim the mystery of faith, one formula expresses it as an event of past, present and future.  “Christ has died,”...
5th Sunday of Lent – Dying and Rising with Christ
Sunday, 17 March 2024
[caption id="attachment_4440" align="aligncenter" width="275"] Image by Bananayota from Pixabay[/caption]   Dying and Rising with Christ (John 12:20-30)   At the wedding feast in Cana the mother of Jesus asked him...
4th Sunday of Lent – Laetare Sunday
Saturday, 09 March 2024
Rejoice in the Lord (John 3:14-21) “Rejoice, Jerusalem, and all who love her.  Be joyful, all you who were in mourning; exult and be satisfied at her consoling breast.” Lent...
Fr Anthony Boran OFM Cap
Wednesday, 14 February 2024
  Last week we laid to rest out dear brother, Anthony. Here is a short reflection on a long life, well lived. May he rest in peace. Amen. Remembering Brother...