Homilies tagged with ‘meditation’

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Meditation- The Nature of Transcendence

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                                                   Meditation-The Nature of Transcendence   So why are we here, this is the ‘why is there something rather than nothing’ question, why are we here playing a role within our universe, the solar system, on our planet, and here in our community. BIG QUESTON?- Here is a BIG ANSWER, to come closer to the […]

The True Self

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“Anything less than the death of the False self is useless religion. The False Self must die for the True Self to live or, as Jesus himself puts it,” Unless the I go, the Spirit cannot come” (John 16;7) Richard Rohr There were two monks living about 100 years ago. Everywhere they went they saw people […]

Where is God in Suffering?

For just a moment, can you imagine Philip saying to Jesus: ‘hey listen mate, show us the Father, and we’re all gonna be satisfied’.  You see, Jesus has been talking about his Father so much that a little bit of impatience is setting in.  But what a response he gets ‘Whoever has seen me has […]

From Meditation to Spirituality

My name is Brian O’Hanlon, and Angela, my wife and I coordinate the St Mary’s ‘Understanding Meditation gatherings’. In recent homilies there has been the theme of connecting to the true self/real self, the ‘I am’. This homily continues that theme. In this homily I am going to explore the experience of meditation towards the knowing of spirituality- […]

The Oneness Of All

  One of the things I love about our St Mary’s liturgy is how the theme of “oneness of all” flows through the prayers and songs.  I find the words of the songs echo through my mind and spirit throughout the week. A few weeks ago, I had an experienced that clarified for me the […]