Archive for June 2017

Patience

It’s easy to be an angel when nobody ruffles your feathers

It’s hard to be an angel because there are few days when our feathers aren’t ruffles by people and events happening around us. Sometimes people intentionally annoy us and more times people do things without even realising how much it annoys us. It often calls for great patience but we all know that there are times when it’d not easy. Even Jesus himself got ruffled by people such as the Scribes and the Pharisees, who were snobs. They thought that they were perfect and that everyone else should be like them. Jesus wasn’t long telling them otherwise. It is human and normal to get annoyed and angry with other people. Verbal arguments don’t always solve everything and for the most part we do need an endless supply of patience.

Sometimes the ‘Long Way Around’ is the most meaningful and rewarding

‘There are no shortcuts to any place worth going’ – Beverly Sills

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Shortcuts are becoming more attractive because they can generate more time. The fact that there doesn’t seem to be enough time these days, means that shortcuts are tempting. But not all shortcuts are going to work. Any shortcut that sacrifices values such as honesty, respect and the good name of a person, is going to fail. The longer road may seem unattractive at times but it has been tested and tried with all of life’s experiences. Values such as humility, respect, honesty, simplicity, gentleness and peace, are certainly places worth going to. At times they seem to be almost an endangered species. They may not have any value in terms of money, but in God’s eyes they have infinite value

Gospel Choir’s first outing

The recently formed ‘Banagher Trinity Gospel Choir’ attended Mass today, June 11th and their joyous music and song was extremely well received by the congregation in St Rynaghs Church. We are truly blessed in Banagher to now have four different choirs who enhance our celebrations and this latest addition is greatly appreciated.

Well done to everyone involved.

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Gospel Choir June 11 2017

Newsletter – 11th June

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God simply wants you to be you

The easiest thing in the world to be is you. The most difficult thing is to be what other people want you to be. – Leo Buscaglia

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A constant challenge in life is to be the person that God wanted us to be. We are all gifted and unique. We work best when we do what we’re good at and when we do things we enjoy. Unfortunately our world and other people have different expectations of us. They sometimes want to fit us into a box where we simply won’t fit. We can’t do things we’re not good at. We can’t be somebody else. Each day God simply wants you to be you. Nothing more and nothing less.

Banagher Trinity Gospel Choir

Banagher Trinity Gospel Choir

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Some more of our Gospel Choir Members preparing for mass on Sunday.

The newly formed choir will be singing this Sunday, June 11th for the first time.

Newsletter – 4th June

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