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searching together

searching together

That’s a great picture of the Anglican Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Pope Francis together. 

I have spent time this week taking part in the twice-yearly Anglican Catholic dialogue of Aotearoa New Zealand.

together in faith

together in faith

I am privileged to count as a friend Archbishop David Moxon who this week completes his term as the director of the Anglican Centre in Rome and the Archbishop of...

Filipino evangelists

Filipino evangelists

In the parish of the Good Shepherd, Hurunui, a significant number of our parishioners have arrived here in recent years from the Philippines. Their presence is a great...

compelling urgency

compelling urgency

On Monday of this week the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Pope Francis met for the third time. In each of their reflections both the archbishop and the pope...

gay & Catholic

gay & Catholic

A New Zealand bishop (among others) is receiving some criticism for his promotion of this 38 minute video especially for those who are gay and Catholic. I wanted to...

Faithfest Cultural Festival

Faithfest Cultural Festival

Here is the final selection of Faithfest photos - this time from Sunday afternoon's Cultural Festival. Thank you again to Peter Fleming who took these photos and...

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living abundantly

living abundantly

I’m in Auckland this week offering sessions for anyone who is interested. I hope to see you. Share the word and bring a friend.

moving ahead

moving ahead

The discipline of daily writing keeps me alert to the presence and action of Jesus in my life every day.

the seekers

the seekers

If the Magi had settled for seeking creature comforts, they would never have encountered the Lord.

truth seeking

truth seeking

A faith that is deeply rooted in friendship with Christ is adult and mature. It is this friendship that opens us up to all that is good

a conversation

a conversation

a podcast conversation between Siân Owen RSJ, Merv Duffy SM & John O’Connor