Homilies tagged with ‘Rumi’

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CONSCIENCE

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I recently read a book by Australian author Geraldine Brooks, and as any good book does, it got me thinking. A historical novel, it recounts the story of King David, with the author’s research and imagination putting flesh on the biblical account in the Second Book of Samuel. David, a shepherd boy, the youngest of […]

Radical Acceptance

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Today I’ve chosen to speak about Radical Acceptance. Letting go into life. In order to illustrate this I would like to share a little about two men. The first one, Terry O’Dea, a long term member of our community who died last week, and a man called Jacob. Terry was a great teller and sharer […]

GRATITUDE; AN INVITATION TO BE IN THE MOMENT

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    The Gospel writers have Jesus continually talking about the KINGDOM OF GOD. These writers were writing in Greek and the Greek word that translates as “Kingdom” is BASILEIA. Many biblical scholars today believe it is better translated as REIGN or PREVAILING PRESENCE. Because the word Kingdom can lead to the conclusion that this […]

LENT; AN INVITATION TO RETURN TO THE SOURCE

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Homily 8th and 9th March 2014 By Terry Fitzpatrick Cate Blanchett’s Oscar winning performance portraying Jasmine, a former New York socialite whose life has imploded in the wake of her wheeler-dealer husband’s imprisonment, has links to today’s gospel story of the Prodigal Son. With a luxurious apartment in New York City and a house by […]