pray & heal

August 25, 2020

We are challenged by Jesus to forgive those who harm us, but as hard as we try we are unable to do this and often we don’t even want to forgive…

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let’s get personal

August 24, 2020

Many Catholics aged over 65 can still recite word-for-word catechism answers they learnt at school. However the tragic down-side…

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growing pains

August 23, 2020

The one who embraces this journey soon discovers that the pathway provided is more personally tailored to us than any life we might create for ourselves…

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here’s hoping

August 22, 2020

Hope begins in the personal meeting with a divine presence-made-flesh, and encountered in the messy and imperfect reality of our daily experience…

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bones alive

August 21, 2020

I am now going to open your graves; I mean to raise you from your graves, my people … and you will live…

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discipline

August 20, 2020

We disciples of Jesus are followers of Jesus because we have found in Him the answer to the restlessness and dis-ease of our lives…

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through the valley

August 19, 2020

The psalm from today’s liturgy is perhaps the best known of all of the 150 psalms. It is a text known by name, number and popular melody…

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engaging reality

August 17, 2020

Let’s retreat from from “those false and superfluous certainties around which we have constructed our daily schedules…

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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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Transfiguration

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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