from the desk

May 13, 2017

It’s Saturday morning here in Amberley and over coffee looking out from my office to the Autumn garden I am thinking back over a few of the moments of the week. Some years ago I realised that the things that happen during a week only have power to make…

NZ Bishop’s Letter

July 19, 2010

The letter below was read at all Masses in NZ this weekend.New Zealand Catholic…

piety & skepticism

July 19, 2010

learning with food and drinkAlmost every class here gives rise to much conversation and discussion…

essay writing

July 17, 2010

I am aware I have not written for a couple of days. Two more papers…

Mass for the community

July 14, 2010

Today it is my turn once again to lead Morning and Evening Prayer and to…