It was early this year that a parishioner spoke to me about the overwhelming joy that brought her to tears when she recently rediscovered the speech her daughter had written for their 50th wedding anniversary celebrations four years earlier.
Our Lenten journey is a time for internal and external reflection and deep listening. The Paschal mystery, that is, the life, death and resurrection is revealed to us during this period and Easter brings blessings of new life and fresh beginnings.
It was in late 2022 that I was invited to Murrurundi to assist with an ecumenical gathering focusing on creativity and spirituality. I was delighted to meet those that attended the day, each person came with an openness to share their gifts and felt safe to express their creativity and spirituality.