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Life’s truth and beauty really does lie in giving

Life’s truth and beauty really does lie in giving

I adore the Easter season in the Catholic Church. Steeped in tradition and solemnity, the 6.5 week period of penitential preparation for the resurrection of Jesus Christ jolts my ‘Catholicism’ into action, prompting me to reflect on my own actions, intentions,...

Sow seeds of goodness  |  Message for Lent

Sow seeds of goodness | Message for Lent

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCISFOR LENT 2022 “Let us not grow tired of doing good, for in due time we shall reap our harvest,if we do not give up. So then, while we have the opportunity,let us do good to all” (Gal 6:9-10)   Dear Brothers and Sisters, Lent is...

Lent Part 4 | Prayer for Sunday, 14th March

Lent Part 4 | Prayer for Sunday, 14th March

UNITED IN PRAYER A PRAYER RESOURCE FOR FAMILIES, INDIVIDUALS AND HOUSEHOLDS.Fourth Sunday in LentLearn more about Lent > Pause Take a moment to still yourself. Take a deep breath and ask God for a renewed sense of presence with you in this moment. Opening Prayer O...

Lent Part 3 | Prayer for Sunday, 7th March

Lent Part 3 | Prayer for Sunday, 7th March

UNITED IN PRAYER A PRAYER RESOURCE FOR FAMILIES, INDIVIDUALS AND HOUSEHOLDS.Third Sunday in LentLearn more about Lent > Pause Take a moment to still yourself. Take a deep breath and ask God for a renewed sense of presence with you in this moment. Opening Prayer O...

Lenten Reflections – What Does Lent Mean to You?

Lenten Reflections – What Does Lent Mean to You?

We asked a few people to share some personal reflections on what the season of Lent means to them, and how they plan to fast, pray and give alms this year. "I've never really been one to give up something during Lent (like chocolate, sweets, caffine) because I don’t...

Lent Part 2 | Prayer for Sunday, 28th February

Lent Part 2 | Prayer for Sunday, 28th February

UNITED IN PRAYER A PRAYER RESOURCE FOR FAMILIES, INDIVIDUALS AND HOUSEHOLDS.Second Sunday in LentLearn more about Lent > Pause Take a moment to still yourself. Take a deep breath and ask God for a renewed sense of presence with you in this moment. Opening Prayer O...

Lenten Growth

Lenten Growth

― Pope Francis, Evangelii Gaudium: The Joy of the Gospel(quoting Pope John XXIII in 1958)You might not know that the word Lent comes from the Old English “lengthening of days” or springtime. Here in the Southern Hemisphere there’s a touch of autumn in the air so it...

Lent Part 1 | Prayer for Sunday, 21st February

Lent Part 1 | Prayer for Sunday, 21st February

UNITED IN PRAYER A PRAYER RESOURCE FOR FAMILIES, INDIVIDUALS AND HOUSEHOLDS.First Sunday in LentLearn more about Lent > Pause Take a moment to still yourself. Take a deep breath and ask God for a renewed sense of presence with you in this moment. Opening Prayer...

Into the Desert  l  Entering the Lenten Season

Into the Desert l Entering the Lenten Season

It is easy for us to get complacent about things. The more years we spend on this earth, the more likely we are to take things for granted and miss potential opportunities for further growth. The liturgical seasons in the Church are one example of where it can be easy...

40 Days  l  Prayer for 5th Sunday of Lent

40 Days l Prayer for 5th Sunday of Lent

UNITED IN PRAYER A PRAYER RESOURCE FOR FAMILIES, INDIVIDUALS AND HOUSEHOLDS.Fifth Sunday in AdventLearn more about Lent > Pause Take a moment to still yourself. Take a deep breath and ask God for a renewed sense of presence with you in this moment. Opening Prayer...

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