• English

Yearly Archives: 2015

New Beginnings – December 28

 

 

 

As 2015 comes to an end, we reflect on the people we were throughout this year. Let us see 2016 as a fresh start, a new beginning –  ‘I consider the loving way forward tomorrow. I may desire growth or change. I may want to live some virtue. I resolve to do my best and surrender the outcome to God.’ – Mary Ward

 

 

 

 

We pray together the words of St. Francis:

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace:

where there is hatred, let me sow love;

where there is injury, pardon;

where there is doubt, faith;

where there is despair, hope;

where there is darkness, light;

where there is sadness, joy.

O divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek

to be consoled as to console,

to be understood as to understand,

to be loved as to love.

For it is in giving that we receive,

it is in pardoning that we are pardoned,

it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.

Amen.

Readmore..

Published Date: 28th December 2015
Category: Prayer for the week


 

Hope, Joy, Peace and Love – December 21

 

The excitement is mounting. It is nearly time to welcome Jesus into our lives. The Advent wreath burns brightly – candles of hope, peace, joy and love. God of light, grant us courage to speak to others about the Saviour we await. Be the hope, peace, joy and love that dwells in us and we sometimes struggle to find. Be our focus as this season of waiting draws to a close.

Amen.

 

Readmore..

Published Date: 21st December 2015
Category: Prayer for the week


 

Emmanuel – December 14

Jesus was born in a tiny stable. God doesn’t need much room, just an invitation into our hearts. God is Emmanuel – God is with us always. Let every heart be a manger for God this Christmas.

‘Lord Jesus Christ we await your coming,
We wait filled with hope,
Knowing your light will shine in the darkness.

We wait anticipating your peace,
Believing that one day it will fill our world.

We wait embracing your love,
May we reach out to share it with those around us.

We wait with joy,
Bubbling us in expectation of your birth.

                                                                Lord we wait,
                                                                Come soon and fill us with your life.’

                                                               – Christine Sine

 

Readmore..

Published Date: 14th December 2015
Category: Prayer for the week


 

Open our eyes and hearts – December 7

The Advent story is one of hope and mystery, anticipation, a kingdom of this world and the next, and a king, appearing when we least expect. Heaven touching earth, the footsteps of the divine walking dusty roads. And a people, searching for a saviour. Open our eyes and hearts this advent.

Amen.

- Inspired by Faith and Worship

 

Readmore..

Published Date: 7th December 2015
Category: Prayer for the week


 

Prepare the Way of the Lord – December 1

This first week of Advent is about starting on a new journey.

‘The joy of the gospel fills the heart and lives of all who encounter Jesus … With Christ joy is constantly born anew.’ – Pope Francis, The Joy of the Gospel

With this joy in our hearts, let us renew our desire to encounter God during the coming weeks.

Christmas is a very busy time and it can be stressful. Let’s try to make Advent the time to rest, and find comfort in God. We need to have patience, and use this season of Advent to prepare for our very special guest.

Lord, help us to be more aware of your presence in our lives this week. Teach us to see you in others.

Amen

 

Readmore..

Published Date: 2nd December 2015
Category: Prayer for the week


 

Do good and do it well

bowbazar 4

Readmore..

Published Date: 25th November 2015
Category: Mary ward sayings


 

Herr Jesus, du König aller Menschen.

Du bist der Weg, die Wahrheit und das Leben.

 

Herr Jesus,  du Sohn des lebendigen Gottes.

Du birgst uns in Gottes Treue.

 

Herr Jesus, du Herr unserer Kirche.

Du rufst uns auf, dir zu folgen.

 

Herr Jesus, König aller Könige.

In dir ist das Reich der Gerechtigkeit,

der Friedens und der Liebe zu uns gekommen.

 

Herr Jesus, du König aller Menschen.

Dein ist das Reich, die Kraft und die Herrlichkeit.

 

Amen

Foto 4. Woche

Readmore..

Published Date: 23rd November 2015
Category: Prayer for the week


 

Act not out of fear but solely from love

bowbazar 2

Readmore..

Published Date: 18th November 2015
Category: Mary ward sayings


 

Nimm dir Zeit

 

Nimm dir Zeit zum Arbeiten – es ist der Preis des Erfolges.

Nimm dir Zeit zum Denken – es ist die Quelle der Kraft.

Nimm dir Zeit zum Spielen – es ist das Geheimnis ewiger Jugend.

Nimm dir Zeit zum Lesen – es ist der Brunnen der Weisheit.

Nimm dir Zeit freundlich zu sein – es ist der Weg zum Glück.

Nimm dir Zeit zum Träumen – es bringt dich den Sternen näher.

Nimm dir Zeit zu lieben und geliebt zu werden – es ist das Privileg der Götter.

Nimm dir Zeit dich umzuschauen – der Tag ist zu kurz, um selbstsüchtig zu sein.

Nimm dir Zeit zum Lachen – es ist die Musik der Seele.

 

Irisches Gebet

 

Foto 3. Woche

Readmore..

Published Date: 16th November 2015
Category: Prayer for the week


 

God loves a cheerful giver

Loreto Day School Bowbazar 1

Readmore..

Published Date: 11th November 2015
Category: Mary ward sayings


 

btnimage