I saw Martha and Mary as a couple of teenagers with their younger brother coping with the absence of their parents
If you sometimes feel driven and trapped by your compulsion and activity you might find this reflection helpful
Jesus certainly doesn’t intend to condemn the attitude of service but rather the breathlessness with which it is sometimes lived.
SADNESS & HOPE A cemetery is a place of great sadness, and a place of great hope. A visit to a cemetery is always an encounter with the ultimate reality. All the...
I watch the social media commentaries on the Sunday Mass readings fairly closely. Every week I notice a few good thoughts, and at Christmas and Easter there are...
"Not only the encounter but also the capacity to understand that calling is a gift of Grace" (Luigi Giussani 1964) This Sunday, the fifth of Lent, the triptych of key...
The cross is not just a difficulty or an obstacle, but when carried through suffering to death, IS the pathway to life.
only by recognising one is loved do we at last enter into a truly mature, familial and free relationship with God.
It’s Fathers’ Day today in New Zealand and Australia
In my unloveliness I plunged into the lovely things which you created. You were with me, but I was not with you