The Light of Christ; the Legend of St Lucia

‘…Felicity, Perpetua, Agatha, Lucy, Agnes, Cecilia, Anastasia and all your Saints…’ You may recognise St Lucy as being named by the priest during prayer at the preparation of the Eucharist at mass. She is one of the only eight women to be mentioned in the Roman Canon. But who is ‘St Lucy’? What is her ‘legend’? And what can her example of faith teach us today? The meaning of the name Lucy/Lucia is rooted in the same Latin word for …

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 …

The Eucharist is the bomb g. – Mary Tabaco

I struggle with two things- humility and surrender, but to simply know that I lack in these is not enough. It took me a long time to realise that my ache can only be healed by spiritual food and not fast food. This is what the Eucharist is all about. We are increasingly renewed because Jesus is literally in us through the bread and wine. We have an active responsibility to perfect ourselves because mama always said, “whom more is …