hope
Cana: new beginning

Cana: new beginning

This first miracle of Jesus reminds us that in the present order of things, Divine Providence is leading us to a new order of human relations

THE encounter

THE encounter

Being Christian is not the result of an ethical choice or a lofty idea, but an encounter

had enough ?

had enough ?

But remember where the chapter began: Elijah praying: Lord,  “I have had enough. Take my life”

Christ the King

Christ the King

The fact of our limited time on earth brings a clarity to our vision helping us to keep the struggles of earthly existence in a broader, deeper, eternal and loving divine perspective.

here’s hoping

here’s hoping

Hope begins in the personal meeting with a divine presence-made-flesh, and encountered in the messy and imperfect reality of our daily experience.

without fear

without fear

The experiences that feel like death are very often more like a birth offering different opportunities and invitations.

dear friends

dear friends

…not the restoration of a familiar world order, but a new world where human achievements, personal successes and health are signs that point us beyond

stay safe

stay safe

“All will be well”, clinging to the beauty of our humanity and allowing words of encouragement to rise up from our hearts.

rethinking Lent

rethinking Lent

The games we play with projects and goals, success, ambition and achievement are powerless to deliver the stability and happiness that they promise.

confident hope

confident hope

While the visible present fear is a biological virus, the fact is that we humans face fear every day.

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just one thing

just one thing

they could have rushed back home to see the faces of their family and watch The Chase before dinner. 

open the gates

open the gates

For you are the living temple of God. Open up that temple, make it spacious, give it height.

be the first

be the first

With Christ we are freed from the trap of following every fad, fashion, celebrity or opinion.

so simple

so simple

These complications are very useful, and make the watch more… complicated.

get dressed

get dressed

This divine dressing is not a lengthy process needing skilled tailors and holy-wardrobe assistants.