John the Baptist
the pointer

the pointer

instead of an aimless wandering from one attraction to the next, their new life had one single purpose.

the pointer

the pointer

My paternal grandfather knew his way around the night sky. In New Zealand, the Southern Cross is the most recognisable constellation.  I remember grandad showing me...

the pointer

the pointer

My paternal grandfather knew his way around the night sky. In New Zealand, the Southern Cross is the most sought-after constellation.  I remember my grandfather showing...

point to Jesus

point to Jesus

Many artistic representations of John the Baptist show him as a ‘pointer’. He is pointing away from himself and towards Jesus. This popular image (as in this section...

ChCh diocese

ChCh diocese

Today, the feast of the birth of John the Baptist, is the feast day of our Christchurch diocese, since the Baptist is our patron saint. I caught myself seeking an image...

the forerunner

the forerunner

My paternal grandfather knew his way around the night sky. In New Zealand, the Southern Cross is the most recognisable constellation.  I remember my grandfather showing...

the pointer

the pointer

My paternal grandfather knew his way around the night sky. In New Zealand, the Southern Cross is the most recognisable constellation.  I remember my grandfather showing...

homily studio 19/1

homily studio 19/1

Each week I will upload a post entitled “homily studio,” followed by the date of the relevant Sunday eg 19 Jan. On this page I will simply drop a selection of possible...

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Cana abundance

Cana abundance

“In the present order of things, Divine Providence is leading us to a new order of human relations…”

key to wisdom

key to wisdom

The new wisdom of the Magi was that they now knew how to listen for and recognise the voice of Christ

immense hope

immense hope

This encounter which begins a life of intimacy with God, is the most fundamental need of every person.

let it be

let it be

This eve of a new year heralds a new dawn. Let us look expectantly to a new year, new joys, new possibilities

maturing

maturing

God never lets anything happen unless it serves for the growth and maturation of those He has called.