Homilies from March 2015

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Experiencing our Humaness – an Access to experiencing our Godness


THE GUEST HOUSE This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they are a crowd of sorrows, that violently sweep your house empty of its furniture still, treat each guest […]

Life and Death – A foot in both camps


Hello everyone. My name is Mary Pease and I have titled my Homily “Life and Death- A Foot in both Camps”. This story began just over 5 years ago. In November 2009, I was diagnosed with an aggressive rare cancer, a soft tissue sarcoma of the uterus. It carried a very poor prognosis, with an […]

We are Clay, of the earth; allow yourself be shaped by the potter.


Homily St Mary’s South Brisbane February 21-22 2015   Our readings today relate to many things- cleaning the waters, children playing, light of the world, washing of eyes and the authorities and there is another element that links these stories, that of clay.   This is the first week in Lent, a time of preparation […]

Seeing our and others essential nature and affirming this.


  Homily 17th and 18th January 2015 By Terry Fitzpatrick   Actor, comedian and writer George Burns whose career successfully spanned Vaudeville, film, radio and television died age 100 in 1996. George Burns once quipped “The secret of a good homily is to have a good beginning and a good ending, then having the two […]