MCC’S Blog

Weekly Reflection JUN 11, 2020

Some Reflections on the Killing of George Floyd, Racism, Sin and Christian Witness - by Dr. Patrick Mitchel The death of George Floyd, killed by Minneapolis police responding to an alleged minor breach of the law, has revealed, once again, the deep racial fractures...

Weekly Reflection JUN 04, 2020

"Pentecost is the moment when a heart of stone is shattered and a heart of flesh takes its place." - Father Raneiro Cantalamessa "Come Holy Spirit! Free us from being closed in on ourselves and instill in us the joy of proclaiming the Gospel." - Pope Francis...

Weekly Reflection MAY 28, 2020

Come Holy Spirit,Fill the hearts of Your faithfulAnd kindle in them the fire of Your love.Send forth Your Spirit, and they shall be created.And You shall renew the face of the earth.O God, who by the light of the Holy Spirit,Did instruct the hearts of the...

Weekly Reflection MAY 21, 2020

In Jim Carrey’s 1994 movie, “The Mask”, the character he plays finds a weird mask which, when he puts it on, seriously pulls out his trouble making side. As ‘The Mask’ he is completely uninhibited, and uses his new powers to pursue a girl, who is “out of his league”,...

Weekly Reflection MAY 14, 2020

The Transformation of Acceptance For over 20 years, the churches I attended were essentially experience-driven. Feeling good and healthy was a sign of God's favour whereas sickness and misfortune pointed to moral failings. Worse still, if your sickness did not respond...

Weekly Reflection MAY 7, 2020

Weekly Reflection for May 7th, 2020 When Change is not at our Request A friend in conversation recently spoke this sentence to me: “We all like to choose change. We don’t like when it’s put upon us.” I realise that is not exactly profound, and yet I think it really...