Lent
excited

excited

Sowing goodness for the benefit of others makes us part of the magnificent horizon of God’s benevolent plan

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

relax a little and invite Jesus to take the initiative for growth, peace and joy in your life

pancake Tuesday

pancake Tuesday

…a letting go of all that limits us, restricts us, and therefore prevents us finding the happiness we seek.

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.

a favourable time

a favourable time

Lent is the time to free ourselves from the illusion of chasing after dust. We ask ourselves today: Where do I stand? Do I live for fire or for ash?”

united in worship

united in worship

And it is Christ who brings us together tonight, Anglican and Catholic with friends, to focus again on what is essential. We are united by the challenges we face here in this place. We are at a spring-time of faith in our dioceses, with citizens hungry for mature and adult faith.

forty days of growth

forty days of growth

It’s Ash Wednesday and today’s reflection takes the form of a five minute podcast. You might listen sitting at home with your morning coffee, or perhaps on the drive to work.

mardi gras

mardi gras

Today, the day before Ash Wednesday, is commonly known as  ‘shrove‘ or ‘pancake’ Tuesday. This day is more widely known in many parts of the world as Mardi Gras (ie fat...

Lent & spring

Lent & spring

Here in the Southern Hemisphere we don't associate Lent with spring since in these March days we are entering Autumn. But there is a real connection, and in this brief...

beginning Lent

beginning Lent

It's Ash Wednesday today, and here is the first of the daily Lenten Food For Faith encouragements. I'm very aware of the many people around the world who have signed up...

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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.