Benevolent Glancing
benevolent glancing

benevolent glancing

In the early 1990's I had the privilege of taking a class taught by Sister Mary Evelyn Jegen SND. Mary Evelyn was well known as a leader in the promotion of peace, and...

a divine view

a divine view

Each week I look forward to the Thursday morning (NZ time) arrival of the report of Pope Francis' Wednesday catechesis at his weekly general Audience in St. Peter's...

benevolence

benevolence

This is the follow-up to yesterday's post on guide books.  That reflection was inspired by Pope Francis suggesting that as pilgrims we have two "guide books" to help us...

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John on sabbatical

John on sabbatical

a podcast conversation with Triona Doocey asking some challenging questions about my sabbatical weeks.

sabbatical update

sabbatical update

I’m like Thomas. I need to experience Christ. Happy Feast Day to all of us who seek greater maturity of faith

growing up

growing up

Thomas was not doubting as much as seeking; he was expressing the desire of one who truly yearns for adult faith.

another way

another way

Surely the real mortality in our sin is not any particular action or omission itself, but what we do after we realise our sin

matariki

matariki

I have no doubt that God used the stars to shift my focus from my own failures and successes to the God I was seeking to follow.