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Daily Reflections (5th Sunday of Easter)


Day 1 (John 14:1) For someone who struggles with anxiety, that’s easier said than done. Sometimes, even when we step back and say, ’What’s the worst that could happen?’ we still find ourselves feeling troubled. Is my faith not strong enough? I don’t think it’s that, for faith relies not on me, but on God. If I’d have been around a couple of thousand years ago, walking along with Thomas, I’d...

Gospel Reflection (5th Sunday of Easter)


(John 14:1-14) I’ve recently moved home to stay with my parents. People often say I don’t know how you can do it. Actually, I’m loving it, particularly at this peculiar time. I’m very fortunate that I’d already moved in before lockdown. It’s been great cooking for each other, eating together, watching telly, laughing, joking: the usual sort of family stuff. But now that I’m a little older, I’ve...

Prayer (5th Sunday of Easter)


God of glory,
We glimpse your creative beauty in the world you have made:
bright-coloured blossom hanging on trees,
images we see of crawling and creeping creatures in rainforests,
discoveries in the depths of vast oceans.