John Lateran
church beauty

church beauty

We call things beautiful when they reveal to us their inner essence, their reality as understood in the mind of God, who knows no untruth and inspires people to act toward the Good

beautiful churches

beautiful churches

Today’s feast of the Dedication of the Roman basilica of St. John Lateran might seem like a strange focus for a feast. It is however a timely feast for our Christchurch...

adult faith

adult faith

It's the feast of the apostle Thomas today (July 3). I have always felt an affinity with Thomas. He is often referred to as the "doubter" since he was not present when...

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a week of feasting

a week of feasting

Abundant human life becomes possible only when lived in intimate relationship with God

follow

follow

Take a moment to imagine Jesus pointing you out in the crowd, calling you by name, and inviting you to follow.

feasting the cross

feasting the cross

The cross is not just a difficulty or an obstacle, but when carried through suffering to death, IS the pathway to life.

maturation

maturation

only by recognising one is loved do we at last enter into a truly mature, familial and free relationship with God.