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Your kingdom come

Hey, Lord, wouldn’t it be GREAT if Your kingdom were here!  Imagine: no more hatred, no more war, no hunger, no pain, no discrimination…..

And what about the positives: what about the deep inner stillness of being in Your kingdom; the peace; the love; the joy. I’ll vote for that: Your kingdom come!

In the Our Father we pray “Your kingdom come”, often daily… even many times a day. So, Lord, what are You waiting for? You told us to pray for it – what’s the problem? You want it, Lord, and we want it too.  Or do we….?

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Marriage Sunday

A Message for Marriage Sunday – 26 August 2012
from The Bishops’ Conference of Scotland

In all things, we as Catholics look to Jesus Christ as our model and teacher.   When asked about marriage He gave a profound and rich reply: “Have you not read that the Creator, from the beginning, ‘made them male and female’, and said: ‘This is why a man must leave father and mother and cling to his wife and the two become one body’.”   (Matthew, 19: 4-5)

In the Year of Faith, which begins this October, we wish to place a special emphasis on the role of the family founded on marriage.   The family is the domestic Church, and the first place in which the faith is transmitted.   For that reason it must have a primary focus in our prayerful considerations during this period of grace.

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Welcome to St Joseph’s Catholic Church

We are in Woodside, in north Aberdeen. Whether you are new to the area, or just passing, we welcome you.  Do join us at Mass if you can.

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