Reflecting on my Time at Chaplaincy – Molly Florence

When I began working at chaplaincy last year we were based at Newman Hall on Waterloo Quadrant. I initially came only to help out for a few weeks but loved it so much I applied for a full time job, and ended up working here for 18 months. I’m not sure exactly what I expected working as a chaplain would be like, but I can definitely say working here has not only been a lot of fun, but a good …

Christ the light

There are so many different images used in scripture to describe Christ, “Christ the good shepherd”, “Christ the gate”, “Christ the head of the Church”, and each one represents Christ in a different way. The one I’ve been reflecting on a lot lately is Christ the light; “Again Jesus spoke to them saying ‘I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life’”, John 8:12 Lately I have …

My Chaplaincy Journey – Shana Llorando

My Chaplaincy Journey I came into contact with the Chaplaincy as a first year student at university. Back then, I was fresh faced out of Catholic college and recently stepped down from my role as a youth group leader to focus on my studies. I thought I needed to be without ‘faith’ stuff to tackle the ‘real’ stuff. But I soon realised that I needed a community of faith more than I thought, and God more than that. Luckily (or …

Community in the Eucharist – Molly Florence

As humans we have a need to be a part of a community in order for us to become fully alive and live our best lives. Chris Hazell reminds us that “all aspects of our life – emotional, physical, spiritual etc – call for deep relationships in order to foster healthy living”. This is also something that we see right from the beginning of scripture; “The Lord God said, ‘It is not good that man should be alone, I will …