Desire
in great company

in great company

It was a delight to spend time last night with five of our six seminarians for the diocese of Christchurch at Holy Cross Seminary in Auckland, and later in the evening...

mud pies

mud pies

After the Good Shepherd Parish Masses yesterday morning I drove down to Christchurch for a couple of meetings. The latter meeting was with the Vocations Team, the group...

hope in suffering

hope in suffering

Over the weekend I was a bit preoccupied by the many ways in which those I love, (friends, family and parishioners), suffer. It was yesterday's first reading from the...

cure for dis-ease

cure for dis-ease

One of the disadvantages of living just west of the international dateline is that priests' and popes' (I'm enjoying shifting that apostrophe while we can) blogs don't...

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leadership

leadership

Even the best things that life on earth can give us are not enough to satisfy the depth of desire we feel.

living in colour

living in colour

Jesus is among them filling their pitiful existences with the cosmic and eternal colour.of abundant life

getting physical

getting physical

The stumbling point for many is that in Jesus God took on a human body, and walked and talked and ate and drank

to live

to live

Their hindsight became foresight, an ability to live in the present without hurt from the past and free of fear of the future.

He speaks

He speaks

It is not enough for me as an adult to believe because parents and religious leaders told me so.