What is Spirituality?
Spirituality is the Catholic way of imagining reality and responding to the world with a profoundly deep sense of awe and responsibility.
An icon is not merely a holy picture. Its meaning goes deeper than the surface reality to the spiritual reality of matter transformed.
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The universe beats to your pace and rhythm Lord. May my life and soul share your breath and heartbeat always.
Lord, your love wells up to surround me and make me safe. Let me drink of your love now and always, Amen.
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Advent Resources 2013 and 2014
Date posted: 26-11-2013
The Diocesan Prayer and Spirituality Commission are happy to make the following pastoral resources available to all for personal and parish use this coming season of Advent:
- The inter-diocesan scripture reflections for the four Sundays of Advent.
- Our own booklet for use by families and primary schools aimed at helping children enter into the meaning and spirit of Advent & Christmas.
- A reflection of slides and a blessing prayer for Advent wreaths.
- A reflection of slides on the meaning of Christmas. It takes time - a reflection on the spirit of Christmas in parts for readers.
- Jesus and Santa - getting the balance right. Litany for the coming of Christ & Mary's Dream.
We hope you will print these off and make use of them to nourish your prayer and reflections throughout the coming weeks.
Advent 2013-2014 Year
Advent 2013 Year
Blessing and Prayers for Advent Wreath
It Takes Time
Jesus and Santa
Litany for Christ and Mary's Dream
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