September 21, 2020

Take a moment to imagine Jesus pointing you out in the crowd, speaking to you and using your name, and calling you by name to follow…

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yes, alright.

September 7, 2020

Late this afternoon Fr. Kevin Clark, priest of the Catholic Diocese of Christchurch, completed his earthly pilgrimage…

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Mary MacKillop

August 8, 2020

Saints are not saints because they have achieved self-mastery or psychological wholeness. It is not even avoidance of sin that makes a saint so…

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August 6, 2020

Today’s feast of the Transfiguration of Jesus recalls the open door between earthly ordinariness and divine eternity…

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in God’s gaze

August 4, 2020

God’s gaze on me is the heart of prayer. God does all the work – and I am transformed…

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a little bit

August 1, 2020

What the boy brings seems so insignificant in the face of the problem: “There is a boy here who has five barley loaves and two fish; but what good are these for so many…

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Ignatius of Loyola

July 31, 2020

We ignore our feelings at our peril. However the feelings that are uppermost in human consciousness are simply a starting point for discernment…

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the potter

July 30, 2020

“Others do not create problems for us; Others make us aware of the problems we have…

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the teenagers

July 29, 2020

I saw Martha and Mary as a couple of teenagers with their younger brother coping with the absence of their parents…

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without fear

June 28, 2020

The experiences that feel like death are very often more like a birth offering different opportunities and invitations…

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the pointer

June 24, 2020

instead of an aimless wandering from one attraction to the next, their new life had one single purpose…

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February 11, 2020

Pilgrimages to significant holy places were once an essential part of the life of the Christian. In the early Christian centuries every Christian was encouraged (and even expected) to journey to Jerusalem…

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