Category Archives: Bible reading

Mount Carmel

In our sermon series on Hills of the Bible Canon Alma spoke on Mount Carmel. Here is a summary of what she said: Mount Carmel was the dramatic setting for the Prophet Elijah’s confrontation with the prophets of Baal. It … Continue reading

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Transfigured on Tabor

Mount Tabor, the Mount of the Transfiguration was the second in our series of Hills of the Bible. Here is a summary of Canon Alma’s sermon at Sunday Mass: Jesus has gone to pray on the mountain, taking with him … Continue reading

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Now is the Son of Man glorified

I have always found these first few days of Holy Week to be a little frustrating. We have celebrated the entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, and we await the unfolding of events which we celebrate in the Great Three Days. … Continue reading

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Women of Courage in the Bible

Women of courage stand out in the Bible. Sometimes because of the way history is told, and even faith proclaimed, men can seem to predominate. With this in mind the St Chrysostom’s  Justice and Peace group is looking at the … Continue reading

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Travelling Together

Here is our second reflection on the story of the wise men. The reflections can be read in order, and they also ‘stand alone.’ They help us prepare for the Feast of Epiphany. As you begin this reflection be still, … Continue reading

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The Star

Today we begin a series of blog reflections to help us to pray and reflect on our faith journey at the beginning of a New Year. To do this we are focusing on the journey of the Magi (Wise men). … Continue reading

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A Box of Promises

During the Crimean War (1853-56) groups of soldiers’ wives in England regularly met together for mutual prayer and comfort. They found that sharing and encouraging one another strengthened them in difficult days. One useful way the women found was to … Continue reading

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