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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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follow

follow

Take a moment to imagine Jesus pointing you out in the crowd, calling you by name, and inviting you to follow.

feasting the cross

feasting the cross

The cross is not just a difficulty or an obstacle, but when carried through suffering to death, IS the pathway to life.

maturation

maturation

only by recognising one is loved do we at last enter into a truly mature, familial and free relationship with God.

Fathers’ Day

Fathers’ Day

It’s Fathers’ Day today in New Zealand and Australia

to be wise

to be wise

In my unloveliness I plunged into the lovely things which you created. You were with me, but I was not with you