We tend to think of God as being distant. But this is not what the scriptures teach us about God.
We were not created for an existence but for a life, an adventure both now and into eternity.
Perhaps I’m too attached to earthly securities to have need for the good news that Jesus is speaking to me
The circumstances through which God has us pass are an essential and not a secondary factor of the mission to which He calls us
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.
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...
"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...
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...
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.
The discipline of daily writing keeps me alert to the presence and action of Jesus in my life every day.
If the Magi had settled for seeking creature comforts, they would never have encountered the Lord.
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 podcast conversation between Siân Owen RSJ, Merv Duffy SM & John O’Connor