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disarming beauty

disarming beauty

Too often we see Christian faith presented as and reduced to moralistic and legalistic adherence to cultural norms and moral ideals. However our experience of life with...

on the bus

on the bus

On a bus journey across the north of Italy following a faith-focussed four-day meeting of people representing 80 countries, a number of participants were interviewed....

a place for us

Here is this year's Christmas Poster from our CL friends. It's not quite the "traditional" art of past years, but it has got me thinking. Whatever you think of the art...

Traces

Traces

One of my reading highlights each month is provided by the arrival of the Traces magazine, available free online at www.tracesonline.org. This month's cover introduces...

with this presence

with this presence

Let us ask the Lord to be able to face this terrible challenge with the same sentiments of Christ, who did not allow fear to overcome him...With this presence in our...

present reality

present reality

Our gathering for the Spiritual Exercises continues today after a full Friday evening and Saturday. Late in April more than 25.000 people met in Rimini (on the Adriatic...

living intensely

living intensely

It is a great pleasure and a privilege to be with friends in the Philippines once again. This time we are gathered at the Trappistine Monastery near the southern city...

Francis’ friends

Francis’ friends

Last Saturday's gathering was a remarkable experience of friendship and faith, with Pope Francis. You'll get a taste of the event in this video clip made with an iphone...

1000’s of friends

1000’s of friends

The official estimates are that around 100.000 people whose lives have been touched by the charism conveyed by Luigi Giussani came to St. Peter's Square on Saturday to...

living with passion

living with passion

Just over ten years ago I attended a lecture given by a Puerto Rico born American priest who was to speak over two days on John Paul II's Theology of the Body. I well...

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stormy weather

stormy weather

I often hear people comment that their faith is weak, or that they have little faith. I often feel the same way.

Ignatius of Loyola

Ignatius of Loyola

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

those dead days

those dead days

There are moments many days, and minutes and even hours and sometimes days every week when we feel a bit dead.

face to face

face to face

Jesus is not God-far-from-us-up-in-the-heavens, but Jesus is God WITH us.

grandparents

grandparents

You might like to share this post with grandparents who will appreciate some encouragement on this their feast day.

remembering

remembering

I was privileged to be asked to give the homily at the Mass of Thanksgiving of Fr. Isaac Fransen