TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Goodbye to 2020 IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Goodbye to 2020

December 22, 2020 Teresa Brierley

Here is my last message for this year, a year that has challenged us in ways we could not have conceived a year ago. I am very conscious of how weary people are feeling, and hoping and praying that the year ahead will see a reprieve from the pandemic.

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Making a difference IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Making a difference

December 15, 2020 Teresa Brierley

Our weekend reading from the prophet Isaiah (61:1-2, 10-11) serves as a reminder of who we are anointed to be, and what it means to be wrapped with the cloak of integrity.

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.