Entries by William Henry

Aspirations (short prayers)

ASPIRATIONS From Our Catholic Prayers Website Do you feel too pressed for time to pray? These short prayers (also known as aspirations) can help! They can provide you with a great way to stay in touch with our Lord and our Blessed Mother, especially for those times you feel most at your wits end! Example:- […]

Todays Gospel

Todays Gospel focused on Jesus’ first miracle – changing of water to wine. Certain scolars believe this to have been a family wedding (of Jesus and Mary). Some suggest that Mary had a role to play in organising the wedding and this is why she was urging Jesus to help her in this hour of […]

Do people like this really exist???

A man got in a taxi cab…5 minutes into the trip, the driver noticed a man beating up a woman on the other side of the street. The driver opened the door and ran to the scene to help the woman. The man in the rear of the tax rolled down his window as fast […]

Discerning the way forward

Discerning the way forward.   Over the past number of years, while we are constantly hearing about the decline in population in rural communities, we have to acknowledge what is fact in our parish.  Great efforts have been made to address the regeneration of our rural community. To mention but a few, we see a new […]

God loves you

From EWTN Pope Francis: ‘God loves you, even if you forget Him’ Pope Francis at a Wednesday general audience in Paul VI hall on Jan. 16, 2019. Credit: Daniel Ibanez. By Courtney Grogan Vatican City, Jan 16, 2019 / 05:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- God the Father will always be there for his beloved children, Pope Francis […]

Blessing of animals

From EWTN Farm animals receive blessing outside St Peter’s Square   1.4K9 Cardinal Angelo Comastri presides over the blessing of farm animals at the Vatican for the feast of St. Anthony the Great, Jan. 17, 2019. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA. By Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Jan 17, 2019 / 10:35 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Farmers from across Italy […]

Poem – Dont find fault

Pray, don’t find fault with the man who limps, Or stumbles along the road, Unless you have worn the shoes he wears, or struggled beneath the load. There may be tacks in his shoes that hurt, Though hidden away from view, For the burden he bears placed upon your back, Might cause you to stumble […]

Prayer for our Priests

O Almighty and Eternal God, look upon the Face of Thy Christ, and for love of Him Who is the eternal High-priest, have pity on Thy priests. Remember, O most compassionate God, that they are but weak and frail human beings. Stir up in them the grace of their vocation which is in them by […]

Light humour

Three priest discussing the split of monies collected on a Sunday during mass as between themselves and God/the Church. First priest said, I put all the money in one basket, draw a stright line with chalk on the floor, throw the money in the air and what goes to the left is mine and Right […]