As a person grows up they want to liberate themselves and become free and adult
When Jesus acknowledges the reality of fear in our lives, he gives us a way forward
Our confinement has given birth to new possibilities, new ways of living and of thriving that are even more satisfying than the way we existed before.
The child without thinking reaches out and grasps hold of maybe a finger and holds on. Perhaps they are thinking that if they hold on they will be more secure?
Perhaps the most tragic misunderstanding of Christian faith is to think that it’s all about rules and regulations. This is a reduction of faith to moralism and legalism.
If you sometimes feel driven and trapped by your compulsion and activity you might find this reflection helpful
Last week’s sacking of Australian Rugby star Israel Folau probably might signal a change in our New Zealand position of diversity of freedom and lifestyle
I was in an airport at 1.30pm yesterday afternoon when the nearby TV was turned to full volume so that the Muslim call to prayer could be clearly heard.
Humans are made for freedom which is why we react so strongly against anything that appears to limit our liberty. However our understanding of freedom is often very...
Hopefully you find the time in the next day or two to savour this inspiring talk on freedom given last weekend by Fr. Julian Carron at the University of Notre Dame. The...
Lectio Divina (20 Minutes) for Tuesday of Week Ten in Ordinary Time.
H easy it is for humans to forget what is essential and to become preoccupied with what is less necessary and even trivial.
Knowing that we are held in God’s loving embrace in every moment we have no need to turn to superstition
The Sign of the Cross is not simply a tidy way of beginning and ending times of prayer, but a prayer in itself
Jesus did not make the disciples into uniformed robots capable of satisfying little more than the letter or religious law