John XXIII
a new era

a new era

Perhaps we are closer today in our smaller church to the heart of the mission of Jesus, no longer filling large institutions but like the first disciples living relationship with Jesus Christ with two or three faithful companions?

the funny side

the funny side

Following last Sunday's canonisation of Saint John XXIII a number of websites, blogs and social media groups have been enjoying the humour of the "pope of the Council."...

canonisations

canonisations

This Sunday Pope Francis will proclaim two of his papal predecessors, John XXIII and John Paul II to be saints. Note the careful wording of that sentence since the...

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thirsty souls

thirsty souls

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Annunciation

Annunciation

With her encounter with the angel, Mary’s life became an adult adventure of mature 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.

blessed assurance

blessed assurance

The point of this Easter Season is that we personally experience the 2024 reality of God in Jesus Christ present with us.

so much colour

so much colour

Jesus is present, alive, active, with us and filling our existences with the cosmic and eternal colour of abundant life.