Reflections from Abbess Mary


16 March 2016

Lent: Continuous Prayer

There are some stories, some images, some phrases in the Scriptures which we can hear over and over again but which always strike a chord in us. We hear them again but we also hear them anew.

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27 February 2016

Mind The Gap

At the end of these couple of weeks full of light, celebration and so much joy, it is difficult to begin to talk about Lent. But, St Benedict does tell us in RB 49 On the Observance of Lent to "look forward to holy Easter with joy and spiritual longing."

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27 January 2016

Jubilee Year of Mercy

May this Jubilee Year be for each one of us a time of deepening awareness of the tenderness and mercy of our God. May it be one of spiritual richness, healing and grace.

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11 January 2016

Opening our Holy Doors!

Today, let us choose and open our holy doors, doors to God, doors to one another, doors to deeper love and mercy, doors to newness, freshness, life itself!

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25 May 2015

The Fire of The Holy Spirit

"If you will, you can become all FLAME"!

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23 April 2015

The Temple Of God Is Holy

This evening we are embarking on a number of days of remembrance and commemoration. We know that throughout Australia & New Zealand and in Turkey and France, people are preparing for the many ceremonies which will mark the centenary of the ANZAC landing.

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10 April 2015

Road To Emmaus

During Lent we shared the words that spoke to our hearts and that was very inspiring and encouraging for all of us.

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31 March 2015

Holy Week Reflection

Jesus’ blood never failed me yet. Never failed me yet, Jesus blood never failed me yet. This one thing I know, for he loved me so.

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25 March 2015

Time & Mindfulness

We so often find ourselves saying: “I haven’t got enough time to get everything done!” I know that I certainly say it and I am sure that many of you do also.

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25 February 2015


We began our Lenten journey by remembering the ancient monastic practice for asking for a word.

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~  Everything that lives and that breathes gives praise to the Lord  ~

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