“it would seem that Our Lord finds our desires, not too strong, but too weak.
a letting go of all that limits us, restricts us, and therefore prevents us finding the happiness we seek.
Sowing goodness for the benefit of others makes us part of the magnificent horizon of God’s benevolent plan
relax a little and invite Jesus to take the initiative for growth, peace and joy in your life
The games we play with projects and goals, success, ambition and achievement are powerless to deliver the stability and happiness that they promise.
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?”
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.
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.
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...
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...
We know Peter’s response. But more importantly, how do you respond today?
It was the opening of today’s gospel that prompted me to seek signs: This is a wicked generation; it is asking for a sign.
a father taught his child to pray this prayer especially in the middle of the night when the child woke and felt sad or anxious.
I received a letter from the bishop of Christchurch (Denis Hanrahan) which began: Dear John, I am happy to inform you
Temptation is usually understood as an impulse to choose wrong over right, bad over evil, unhealthy over healthy