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St Lawrence
Catholic Church, Edenbridge
St Lawrence Edenbridge
Telephone: 01732 862256
Email: info@stlawrence.org.uk

‘Of all women, you are the most blessed.’ (Luke 1:42)

22nd December 2018

Today’s gospel is very much a celebration of women’s ministry to women. In our reading, we have two expectant mothers getting together rather like modern mums-to-be having a ‘baby shower’. In this case, they are sharing joy and expectations against the odds. One is well past child-bearing age and the other is expecting a child outside wedlock. Not the most auspicious start to two precious lives and yet, even the unborn babies give testimony that this is the fulfilment of a very special promise. Perhaps we too can help others exceed their own expectations of themselves through a kind and affirming word.

culled from the Diocesan Spirituality Commission
Reflections on the Season of Advent
Author: Benedict Fadoju


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