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April 28, 2019

Passover

Passover is a big celebration for the Jewish people, so why don’t we make a big deal of it too? In an Easter blog post, the […]
April 21, 2019

Christ is Risen – But why?

In an Easter Sunday blog post, one member of the Ignite Team asks where the Resurrection fits into the story of our lives and of Jesus’ […]
April 14, 2019

Palm Sunday

In a Palm Sunday blog post, the Ignite Team explore the contrast in the crowds that Jesus met during Holy Week and how this can cause […]
April 7, 2019

Go, and sin no more

Jesus’ command to “Go, and sin no more” is an invitation to holiness which is extended to each and every one one of us, says Team […]
March 31, 2019

Mothering Sunday

It’s the Fourth Sunday of Lent and most people in this country know this as Mother’s Day. In their latest Lent blog post, Ignite Team member […]
March 23, 2019

Holy ground: Closer than we think

We are surrounded by some pretty amazing, holy places. But do we let them lead us closer to God? That’s the question posed by this week’s […]
March 17, 2019

Often the appropriate response is silence

God the Father wants us to listen to his Son, but what does that mean? Ignite Team member Mary Desbruslais suggests some answers. In today’s Gospel, […]
March 8, 2019

Lent Week 1 – Examen

In the first of the Ignite Team’s weekly Lent blog posts, we look at one way of taking Jesus’ call to repent seriously: the Examen. Today […]
March 5, 2019

Shrove Tuesday – or Pancake Day!

In the latest Ignite blog, Team Member Jess McCall writes about the roots of Shrove Tuesday. Pancake Day has always been one of my favourite days […]
February 10, 2019

My World Youth Day Top 5

Ignite Team member Jess McCall lists her Top 5 moments from her pilgrimage to January’s World Youth Day celebrations in Panama as part of the group […]
February 10, 2019

Lessons from Jamaica

Ignite Team member Mary Desbrusais reflects on her visit, with the group from our Diocese, to the Missionaries of the Poor in Kingston, Jamaica. Anna “Will […]
January 25, 2019

Jesus: a Name unlike any other

Catholics have traditionally celebrated Jesus’ Name in January. But what’s so significant about it? The Ignite Team give some answers and ask whether we always think […]
January 13, 2019

Baptism of the Lord – God sends us out

In the first blog post of 2019, the Ignite Team remind us that the Baptism of Jesus is an important part of the Christmas season. The […]
December 24, 2018

Christmas Day – When God says ‘Same!’

The Nativity shows how close God wants be to us, say the Ignite Team in their Christmas blog post. I don’t know how many of you […]
December 23, 2018

Advent Week 4 – Do we leap?

In the last of the Ignite Team’s Advent blog posts, team member Mary Desbruslais asks whether we ‘leap’ like John the Baptist when we find God […]
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