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Showing posts from May, 2020

Mass of Pentecost May 2020

Holy Ground and Holy Hands

Mass May 17, 2020 - Sixth Sunday of Easter

In My Heart To Stay: Message from Father Eamonn for the First Holy Communion children

Holy Mass Sunday May 10, 2020

A WELL-WORN MISSAL - Funeral For A Friend

There’s a determined crow on the beach, challenging a seagull that has dared to try taking the food out of the crow’s beak – literally. The crow wins as both birds ascend upwards in battle into the sky, soaring and swooping before descending again to their separate places on the shore. The seagull gives up. A swan in her place has made a nest of seaweed, ropes and clean garbage. Not ideal I’m sure but she has made something out the reality in which she finds herself and manages to look absolutely magnificent. We all make do and sometimes we ascend and soar. Sometimes we descend and fight our way through what confronts us. It’s all we can do. Fight and welcome anything that helps us survive. The other morning, I woke with the song ‘Happiness’ in my head and found myself through the day singing the words, “happiness, happiness the greatest gift that I possess. I thank the Lord that I’ve been blessed with more than my share of happiness.” This is the song that I’m singing as