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.

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Prayerful Holy Week IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Prayerful Holy Week

April 07, 2020 Teresa Brierley

Here I begin Holy Week, like one we have never experienced before.

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: A Sabbath time IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: A Sabbath time

March 31, 2020 Teresa Brierley

This is the second weekend of not gathering as a community, with some of us going on line for the live-streaming of Mass at the Sacred Heart Cathedral with Bishop Bill.

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Love alone overcomes fear IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Love alone overcomes fear

March 24, 2020 Teresa Brierley

The first part of this week’s message has been written by John Hayes who has a very strong interest in Social Justice and The Environment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: A generation of change IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: A generation of change

March 17, 2020 Teresa Brierley

This message is being written from the Gold Coast, as we spent the weekend visiting our children and grandchildren, where the key topic of conversation was around COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and the impact that it is having on our global and local settings and what might eventuate over the coming weeks and possibly months.

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Each for equal IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Each for equal

March 10, 2020 Teresa Brierley

I am conscious of writing this message on Sunday 8 March, which is International Women’s Day (IWD) – a day where we recall and celebrate the many women in our lives, both past and present.

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Go further together IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Go further together

March 03, 2020 Teresa Brierley

Our Lenten season began with many of us being signed with ashes on our forehead, to remind us of our dependence on God. This is what these Lenten days are about and our readings will keep on directing us to listen, to pray, to do good and to give generously.

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Call to holiness IMAGE Opinion & Comment

TUESDAYS WITH TERESA: Call to holiness

February 25, 2020 Teresa Brierley

The readings from this weekend, the Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time invite us to be holy.