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I AM

I AM

We tend to think of God as being distant. But this is not what the scriptures teach us about God.

the adventure

the adventure

We were not created for an existence but for a life, an adventure both now and into eternity.

the protagonist

the protagonist

Perhaps I’m too attached to earthly securities to have need for the good news that Jesus is speaking to me

here & now

here & now

The circumstances through which God has us pass are an essential and not a secondary factor of the mission to which He calls us

living reality

living reality

The biographies of those named as saints in the church often promote the false idea that a saint is more likely to be an introvert who prefers to hide in a chapel than to engage with the world.

just ask

just ask

This weekend's Sunday Gospel opens with a beggar coming to Jesus. The beggar (begging because he was a leper) kneels down and begs Jesus saying "If you wish, you can...

way of the cross

way of the cross

"We cannot forget at what price we have been saved, every day. Sacrifice is not an objection, not even human defeat is an objection, but is rather the root of the...

skype & sun & rain

skype & sun & rain

Many readers will remember Pope John Paul’s visit to New Zealand in November 1986. I had been ordained as a priest just twelve months earlier, and because our...

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living abundantly

living abundantly

I’m in Auckland this week offering sessions for anyone who is interested. I hope to see you. Share the word and bring a friend.

moving ahead

moving ahead

The discipline of daily writing keeps me alert to the presence and action of Jesus in my life every day.

the seekers

the seekers

If the Magi had settled for seeking creature comforts, they would never have encountered the Lord.

truth seeking

truth seeking

A faith that is deeply rooted in friendship with Christ is adult and mature. It is this friendship that opens us up to all that is good

a conversation

a conversation

a podcast conversation between Siân Owen RSJ, Merv Duffy SM & John O’Connor