Giussani
I AM

I AM

However very often the circumstances that we find ourselves in feel like anything but a gift.

the adventure

the adventure

We are made to yearn and long, to hunger and ache, to beg even for the adventure of faith

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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a thin place

Awareness of Thin Places has become a sabbatical theme for me.

Corpus Christi

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Orvieto is a beautiful Italian hill-top settlement where all roads lead to the magnificent medieval Cathedral.

growing young

growing young

A simple experiment will give a more personal experience of the life that is on offer.