TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Electricity IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Electricity

June 02, 2020 Teresa Brierley

This week will see a change to the isolation requirements of the past couple of months, with all of the students returning to school and for diocesan staff the beginning of a six week period of transitioning back into the workplace.

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Novena  IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Novena

May 26, 2020 Teresa Brierley

I am conscious of writing this message in a week of so many ‘events’ to remember and celebrate, even though we remain in relative isolation because of COVID – 19.

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Care for our common home IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Care for our common home

May 19, 2020 Teresa Brierley

This week we are celebrating Laudato Si’ Week, honouring the fifth anniversary of the encyclical letter on ecology and climate, signed by Pope Francis on 24 May 2015.

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Mothers IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Mothers

May 12, 2020 Teresa Brierley

I am the way, the truth and the life, says the Lord; no one comes to the Father, except through me. (John 14:6)

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: That you may have life IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: That you may have life

May 05, 2020 Teresa Brierley

These are the words we listened to at the end of the Gospel, which was read on Good Shepherd Sunday, and the 57th Day of World Prayer for Vocations.

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Lest We Forget IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Lest We Forget

April 28, 2020 Teresa Brierley

I can think of no better words to begin this week’s message than: Lest we forget

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Connecting from afar IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Connecting from afar

April 21, 2020 Teresa Brierley

I am hoping that some of you, who were at home during the week because of the coronavirus, took time to read the daily readings in this Easter week.

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: An Easter like no other IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: An Easter like no other

April 14, 2020 Teresa Brierley

For me it lacked the liturgical busyness of previous Easters, with choir preparations, turning up early to practice with the choir before each of the ceremonies, the foot washing, the solemnity of the end of Holy Thursday as we place Jesus in the garden of repose, then moving into Good Friday, the adoration of the Cross, the preparation of the Cathedral space for each of the ceremonies, particularly on Holy Saturday and then the joy of the Easter Vigil, gathering outside in the dark by the fire, processing into the darkened space and welcoming in the ‘light of Christ’, before proclaiming Alleluia, Jesus is risen.