‘Mariam’ – ‘Rabbouni’
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‘Mariam’ – ‘Rabbouni’

How did Mary not recognise the man she had followed for so long? Was she so blinded by grief that she couldn’t think clearly? Were her eyes full of tears (her weeping has now been mentioned three times)? Or does the position of her body offer a simpler explanation? Mary has stooped inside the tomb…

He Is Risen! Alleluia!
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He Is Risen! Alleluia!

On behalf of the Mill Hill Missionaries I wish all visitors to this website – members, benefactors, friends , curious surfers – a graced and joyful celebration of the Easter Event. May you all be given a taste of the new life it signifies. Fons Eppink MHM, webmaster I have the privilege of presiding at…

The Ascension – A Meditation
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The Ascension – A Meditation

Luke speaks of Jesus withdrawing from the disciples and yet he adds that they went back to the City “full of joy”. I used to think that this was perverse of Luke, but their joy means surely that this was not a departure bit a disappearance, the beginning not of an absence but of a hidden presence. He must vanish from their eyes…