grace
love in diversity

love in diversity

The central question is not about who is in, who is out, who is right or who is wrong, but Is there love?

grace

grace

A Grace before Dinner that you may find useful this Christmas

confidence

confidence

It’s the same in our human relationships. The one who has no ability to be vulnerable and to honestly share personal failure, shame and sin with a friend has no ability to give and receive love.

ultimate strength

ultimate strength

Don't miss this encouragement in the heart of the second reading of today's liturgy. "My grace is enough for you: my power is at its best in weakness" 1 Cor 12 Our...

cats mice & grace

One of this morning's Press cartoons reminded me of a moment of grace I experienced last weekend. Tragically my moments of grace too often get ignored or quickly...

savouring grace

savouring grace

You will read this on Monday, but I'm writing on Sunday night, the end of a full day. It's brisk outside, "a touch autumnal" as Bishop Ashby used to say. But the cool...

grace at Lourdes

grace at Lourdes

After my ordination to the priesthood my first appointment was as assistant priest to the parish of Greymouth on the West Coast of New Zealand's South Island. I...

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growing young

growing young

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

sky gazing

sky gazing

The disciples were full of joy at the Lord’s definitive departure. We would have expected the opposite.

farm time

farm time

Now there’s a sabbatical inspiration: learning to wait. Yes I might plant seeds, but God brings the harvest.

ponderings

ponderings

There people gather on their own turangawaewae, the place where they stand, lead and are most at home