Advent 2020

Advent Reflection. Take a moment to close your eyes and go on a journey of remembering. Think back to when you were a little child and some special event was to occur in the very near future. You may have been awaiting a birthday or a holiday or Christmas. As you remember, tap into the […]

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Advent

Advent Musings Every year as we celebrate the Season of Advent many reflections are offered for us to ponder. Here is another one. As a child the Season usually meant an impatient wait for Christmas. If Advent was even thought about religiously it meant waiting for Jesus to be born in a stable in Bethlehem […]

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Big Strides for Little Feet

When you have a baby, your mind takes you on a journey. Immediately you start to think about what your child’s life has in store and how you, as a parent, can ensure they enjoy every opportunity in life. In January 2018 my husband and I, along with our daughter Olympia, welcomed our twins Dimitri […]

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Prayer Resources

Prayer The Sisters’ daily prayer is grounded in the Scriptures, in the liturgical season and in the places and experience of where Sisters live and are engaged in ministry. Along with the Scriptures they have a number of resources for prayer, namely, the Prayer of the Church, Josephite Prayer book and the book of prayers, […]

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Stars Can’t Shine Without Darkness

A Message for New Year’s Day 2021 On this New Year’s Day many will breathe a sigh of relief that 2020 is over! We’ve heard often that 2020 has been “a year like no other”, the word of choice being “unprecedented”. It’s been a tough year, but has it really been a year ‘like no […]

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Death of Alexander MacKillop 1868

Alexander MacKillop – a True Highlander. Early this year, I stood at the graveside of Alexander MacKillop. Fresh native flowers were displayed, honouring the father of Mary MacKillop, and our group listened to the story of Alexander’s time in Hamilton. I realised that Alexander was being acknowledged for his life’s effort and his contribution to […]

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