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in for a challenge

in for a challenge

I've got a bit of a challenge on my hands. A couple of weeks ago I posted about our Hurunui parish weekend for young families held in Hanmer Springs. This morning the...

new Hurunui era

new Hurunui era

I want to share with Food For Faith readers a great grace, a sign of hope that I experienced this weekend in the Catholic community of the Hurunui. We are a small...

Hearts & Christmas

Hearts & Christmas

Registrations for the Jan 2015 Hearts Aflame gathering close early December. This ten-day formation session for young (18-35 year-old) Catholics has become a...

hearts for Christmas

hearts for Christmas

  Registrations for theJan 2014 Hearts Aflame gathering close in the next few days. This ten-day formation session for young (18-35 year-old) Catholics has become...

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who or what ?

who or what ?

We know Peter’s response. But more importantly, how do you respond today?

signs please God

signs please God

It was the opening of today’s gospel that prompted me to seek signs: This is a wicked generation; it is asking for a sign.

Our Father

Our Father

a father taught his child to pray this prayer especially in the middle of the night when the child woke and felt sad or anxious.

just do it

just do it

I received a letter from the bishop of Christchurch (Denis Hanrahan) which began: Dear John, I am happy to inform you

tempted ?

tempted ?

Temptation is usually understood as an impulse to choose wrong over right, bad over evil, unhealthy over healthy