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Walking in the Footsteps of Christ- Easter Day

Walking in the Footsteps of Christ- Easter Day A Lenten Journey with the Rule of the Third Order of the Society of St Francis These Reflections which take the Rule of the Third Order as their springboard, were originally published in Lent 2012 are being republished during Easter 2020 as a way of deepening our… Continue reading Walking in the Footsteps of Christ- Easter Day

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Walking in the Footsteps of Christ – Day 40

Walking in the Footsteps of Christ – Day 40 Holy Saturday A Lenten Journey with the Rule of the Third Order of the Society of St Francis These Reflections which take the Rule of the Third Order as their springboard, were originally published in Lent 2012 are being republished during Easter 2020 as a way… Continue reading Walking in the Footsteps of Christ – Day 40

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Walking in the Footsteps of Christ – Day 11

Can privilege and wealth ever be used in the service of Righteousness?
Francis was a Rich Young Ruler who showed us a way of using all that we have to serve all those whom God loves.

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Walking in the Footsteps of Christ – Day 10

Speaking out for justice and peace is not easy work and it is difficult to do it and still be cheerful. Yet, it is only as we reach for the joy ahead of us that we are able to find the strength to endure the persecution of the present.

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Walking in the Footsteps of Christ – Day 9

In following Christ there is no room for prejudice or discrimination against any who are ‘different’ in any way.
As the Sunday School song reminds us ‘All are precious in his sight’ and so everyone must be precious to us as well

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Walking in the Footsteps of Christ – Day 8

Life would be much easier if we could pick and choose who we are called to care for, to forgive, and to cherish. Following in Christ’s footsteps demands that we even forgive and save those whom we don’t like and who dislike us.

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Walking in the Footsteps of Christ – Day 7

If we are honest we cannot ‘make’ anybody into a disciple of Christ, that is the work of the Holy Spirit. All we can do is to live lives that are so transformed by the Gospel of Christ that people want something of what we have.

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Walking in the Footsteps of Christ – Day 5

It is a common is conception to think that Poverty, Chastity, and Obedience are the calling of those who live a vowed life in a Religious Community. All of us, in our Baptism Promises, make similar vows and each of us needs to discern what their call on our life demands