Browsing the 2014 archive of Blog

December 29, 2014 Reflection

Posted by Charlie Dean on 1/12/14

Pastoral Reflection It is a tall order to believe that our subconscious, our dreams, has anything to do with our daily life. Psychologists, and God, too, would disagree! God finds uncanny ways to speak to us. While the essence of the Gospel today is allowing the father (Joseph) to ... Read More »

January 12, 2014 Reflection

Posted by Charlie Dean on 1/12/14

Pastoral Reflection The human psyche is similar for all people, even if we don’t want to believe in our shared reality. We all desire approval and need love from our parent(s). Today’s Gospel speaks of the most beautiful relationship that is desired in our hearts. If you are a ... Read More »

January 5, 2014 Reflection

Posted by Charlie Dean on 1/12/14

Pastoral Reflection Today’s Gospel uses the word homage many times and yet it is not a word or concept we use very often in current time. What does “to pay homage” mean to you? To whom would you pay homage and how would you choose to do this? In ... Read More »