TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Be on your guard, stay awake IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Be on your guard, stay awake

December 01, 2020 Teresa Brierley

Welcome to December, to Advent and the Year of Mark, who is reminding us to be ever watchful for God in our lives.

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: New beginnings IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: New beginnings

November 24, 2020 Teresa Brierley

As I gaze out the window, I see the colour of the jacaranda trees in the distance which call us forth to a new liturgical year as we farewell the year of Matthew, Year A.

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Sign of the times IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Sign of the times

November 17, 2020 Teresa Brierley

No doubt many of you are aware that the events of my week make for interesting sharing. No doubt many of you are aware that the events of my week make for interesting sharing.

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Book of Wisdom IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Book of Wisdom

November 10, 2020 Teresa Brierley

As I listened to the reading from the Book of Wisdom (6:12-16) at Mass on Sunday night, it caused me to reflect on the many experiences of my previous week, and the week we are now in.

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: The month of the Holy Souls IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: The month of the Holy Souls

November 03, 2020 Teresa Brierley

Here we are at the beginning of November, celebrating All Saints Day and All Souls Day starting the month of the Holy Souls. Many of us automatically turn our thoughts to our forebears, the people of faith who have walked beside us, held us, taught us, nurtured us, influenced us, inspired us and shared and shaped our lives.

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Children of God IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Children of God

October 27, 2020 Teresa Brierley

We are getting to the ‘sticky’ end of Matthew’s gospel in our Sunday readings, where the Pharisees and Sadducees are trying to trap Jesus, and once again this week they ask him about which is the greatest commandment of the Law.

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: You are a mission! IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: You are a mission!

October 20, 2020 Teresa Brierley

Once again Sunday night has arrived and I have returned home from Mass to take up a place at my desk to craft yet another message. The intention of these weekly messages is an attempt to keep the readers, and hopefully our diocesan community, up to date with what is happening in our diocese, in the wider church and in the local community.

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: To listen with the ear of the heart IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: To listen with the ear of the heart

October 13, 2020 Teresa Brierley

The following words were recited as part of the Alleluia verse on Sunday:

May the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ
enlighten the eyes of our heart,
that we might see how great is the hope
to which we are called.