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God going viral

God going viral

For many good and faith-filled people the Church is experienced as a room closed with the door locked.

growing young

growing young

Sometimes when I’m with a group I may know the meaning of every word they use but I have absolutely no idea what they are talking about.

one foot outside?

one foot outside?

You have heard me comment about Fr. Robert Barron’s wordonfire.com website, and his inspiring Youtube clips on a variety of contemporary topics. A few weeks ago I was...

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a towering witness

a towering witness

I was especially happy yesterday to, along with other priests, receive an email from scriptures scholar Kath Rushton

John on sabbatical

John on sabbatical

a podcast conversation with Triona Doocey asking some challenging questions about my sabbatical weeks.

sabbatical update

sabbatical update

I’m like Thomas. I need to experience Christ. Happy Feast Day to all of us who seek greater maturity of faith

growing up

growing up

Thomas was not doubting as much as seeking; he was expressing the desire of one who truly yearns for adult faith.

another way

another way

Surely the real mortality in our sin is not any particular action or omission itself, but what we do after we realise our sin