Prayers from our newsletter, chosen by our Lay Chaplain.
‘You can only see properly with your heart. Eyes don’t see through to the essential’.
‘My words will remain’, said Jesus. They do. But of what use are they unless we listen to them and live by them?
‘Those we have loved and have died are never really lost; we carry them with us in our hearts’
At the very depth of ourselves, we are on the threshold to the reality of God.
We can “fully discover our true selves only in sincere self-giving” (Vatican II)
‘Those who have much are often greedy; those who have little always share’ (Oscar Wilde)
A person’s true wealth consists, not in what they keep, but in what they give away (Jewish saying).
This time of year is an appropriate time to give thanks to God for the gifts we receive.
‘You choose because you are chosen, you choose because at the heart of your desire to love, you have found the heart of God searching for you’ (Irish Bishops Conference)