100 years ago today….

One century ago this day a little boy called Karol Wojtyla first set his baby blues on this world. Yes, he went on to become the great pope John Paul II but his hundredth birthday today reminds us that we all start ‘little’. In the readings at Mass today...

Perspective

I am not sure who wrote the content given below, as there are a few authors on the internet claiming it as their own, but I believe it’s still worth a share: We probably think that it’s all a bit of mess out there now. It’s hard to discern between what’s a...

The Matthias subplot

As a sort of epilogue to the reflection on the choosing of Matthias as one of the Twelve it is perhaps useful to ponder him a little further….. We know from scripture that Matthias was journeying around with the disciples from the first days of the Lord’s...

Feast of Saint Matthias

When we read the first reading for this feast day, we hear the account of the selection of Matthias to replace Judas Iscariot. The group of apostles draw lots to discover who the Lord wishes to replace ‘the betrayer’ who had abandoned his post to ‘go...