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loving fathers

loving fathers

In these Coronavirus days there is a strong sense of shared uncertainty and fear. I had a video meeting yesterday with several friends in Italy, each in isolation in their own homes.

two men

two men

The scriptures given for today’s feast of the Holy Innocents presents us with two men, one a photocopy, the other an original

the visionary

the visionary

This pattern is repeated throughout history and in our own time those who stand for truth, goodness, beauty, integrity and justice are often rejected.

for fathers

for fathers

These fathers were pondering the presence of God, and in conversation with them later it was clear that they knew they were doing the most important thing

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moving ahead

moving ahead

The discipline of daily writing keeps me alert to the presence and action of Jesus in my life every day.

the seekers

the seekers

If the Magi had settled for seeking creature comforts, they would never have encountered the Lord.

truth seeking

truth seeking

A faith that is deeply rooted in friendship with Christ is adult and mature. It is this friendship that opens us up to all that is good

a conversation

a conversation

a podcast conversation between Siân Owen RSJ, Merv Duffy SM & John O’Connor

the blessing

the blessing

Nothing can take this peace from believers. Indeed, sufferings do not undermine but build up our hope,