My problem is that I have picked up so many patterns of behaviour and ways of thinking, idols even, that are holding me back
One of the great privileges in the life of a priest is to celebrate weddings. I am very aware that the last thing that the couple or their family and friends gathered...
I often have conversations with people who are trying to decide how to spend their lives. They are not simply weighing up pros and cons to decide what to do or what...
Such wise people have reflected on their life experience enough to know that while a peaceful and perfect day is welcome, we are most connected with others and therefore with God (we could also say most connected with God and therefore with others), when we live a struggle together.
Every day I am with people who may have once been baptised but now feel a distance between themselves and the Church and God. We are these people, as are too many of our family, friends, neighbours and workmates. This book therefore is for us.
We call things beautiful when they reveal to us their inner essence, their reality as understood in the mind of God
By looking at the graves, before which countless memories return, we remember how they lived, what they loved
On this feast of All Saints in 1541 Michaelangelo‘s Last Judgement was unveiled on the rear wall of the Sistine Chapel.