Homily of Bishop Kevin Doran at Mass of Chrism

Homily of Bishop Kevin Doran at the Mass of Chrism
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo

Wednesday 1st April 2015Silver holy oil bottles

Just a week ago we celebrated the Feast of the Annunciation; that moment when it was revealed to Mary that she was to be the Mother of God. The one who is pure spirit, took to himself a body and grew to birth in the womb of Mary. The one who was above all things, literally came down to earth.

Through his incarnation, Jesus makes sacred not just our humanity, but the very earth on which he walked and on which we now walk. From that moment when God entered human history, even the simplest things in nature seem to have the capacity to reflect the sacred. Joseph Mary Plunkett understood this and it is beautifully expressed in a poem which was recited for me last week by some of the children in the parish of Rathcormac and Maherow.

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Safeguarding Children Newsletter Vol 5 - Spring 2015

 
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