Luigi Giussani
food to last

food to last

“The sailor cannot see the north but knows the needle can”

how sense-able

how sense-able

“The greatest joy in life is to feel Jesus Christ alive and beating in the flesh of your own thought and your own heart. All the rest is a swift illusion or dung.”

Francis’ friends

Francis’ friends

Last Saturday's gathering was a remarkable experience of friendship and faith, with Pope Francis. You'll get a taste of the event in this video clip made with an iphone...

1000’s of friends

1000’s of friends

The official estimates are that around 100.000 people whose lives have been touched by the charism conveyed by Luigi Giussani came to St. Peter's Square on Saturday to...

living with passion

living with passion

Just over ten years ago I attended a lecture given by a Puerto Rico born American priest who was to speak over two days on John Paul II's Theology of the Body. I well...

October “Traces”

October “Traces”

One of the highlights of my monthly reading is the Traces magazine of the Communion & Liberation community. A couple of months ago the decision was taken to no...

march to maturity

march to maturity

It is already mid-week, but there is a verse from last Sunday's second reading that moved me when I heard it at Mass, and it has stayed with me as a deeply encouraging...

Luigi Giussani

Luigi Giussani

Over the next couple of days, many thousands of communities around the world will celebrate Masses to mark the ninth anniversary of the death of Fr. Luigi Giussani. In...

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living abundantly

living abundantly

I’m in Auckland this week offering sessions for anyone who is interested. I hope to see you. Share the word and bring a friend.

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