Thoughts November 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

A Prayer of Peace


Time has come, the time is now
When love of God may unite us all.
Love of life is the universal call.
We must recognize we are from the same clay,
Live through the same breath, same God we obey
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Thoughts October 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

Excerpts from some Sunday Commentaries

Today’s gospel … is a story – Something made up to deliver a message. I think the message might be ‘Lets be open to challenge – even when, as in this case, the arguments put forward by the ones who look like the “good … Continue reading

Thoughts September 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

The passing of David McPhee

We were shocked to hear of the death of David McPhee as we arrived at St Vincent’s on Sunday 3rd Sept. David, who had been a regular at Sunday Eucharist this year, had passed away at work on Saturday. He was a good friend … Continue reading

Thoughts August 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

Sr. Mary Lou Moorhead’s funeral

12th July at the convent at Rose Bay.

Some of the celebrants included Cyril Hally, Steve Sinn and John Ford. About 14 members of St Vincent’s Church Redfern were present. Eulogies were given by Mary Lou’s brother, her sister, an RSJ sister from Melbourne and Marnie. Mary Lou’s sister read a … Continue reading

Thoughts July 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  

Hi, it is hard to believe we will soon enter the second half of 2005. It is so good … Continue reading

Thoughts March 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

This month we remember Michelle Riley and all the young people who have died.

We continue the journey of Lent to Easter. It is also Women’s International Day on 8th March so we remember all the women of the world especially women who have struggled to bring about justice for their people.

Michelle’s Funeral

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Thoughts February 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 2005. What wonderful celebrations we finished the year of 2004 with.

Who could forget the Sharing the Meal Christmas Party and the Liturgy of Christmas.

Below, a letter by Sr. Esmey which sums it up very well.

Living the Eucharist

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Thoughts Christmas 2004

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 To the millions who have to go without two meals a day the only
acceptable form in which God dares appear is in food. Mahatma Gandhi

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