Mystagogy – Formation through Art

  In his Word on Fire homily for Pentecost, Bishop Robert Barron gives some good examples of why ongoing formation is a necessity. After all who would want to have an life saving operation performed by a consultant who has not had any further training other than...

Why are there  Scrutinies?

‘Well that was a bit of a surprise, it was a different Gospel than I expected. We had the Samaritan Woman at the well.’ A lady commented, to which the reply came ‘Yes that is because it is the third Sunday of Lent and in the RCIA, catechumens celebrate the first...

Advent: A Time of Waiting and Preparing

Advent offers a liturgical season when following the lectionary can have it adapted for a rather mixed group of pre-catechumenate and catechumens.  All of the texts should help to turn thoughts away from the glitz of commercialism that try to smother the individual...