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impossible? NOT!

impossible? NOT!

Perhaps we have never really understood that the stressed existence that most of us think is a normal part of life on earth is not the way things have to be.

two saints

two saints

Jesus certainly doesn’t intend to condemn the attitude of service but rather the breathlessness with which it is sometimes lived.

death and life

death and life

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...

the one thing

the one thing

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...

dead no more

dead no more

"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 angel of the Lord…

the angel of the Lord…

One of my favourite formal prayers is the Angelus. This prayer focusses the pray-er on the moment when God took on human flesh in Jesus, the moment of the conception of...

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call to maturity

call to maturity

The two sons represent two immature ways of relating to God: rebellion and childish obedience.

a-maze-ing

a-maze-ing

The crooked lines of our lives, when lived and walked and breathed in God, leads to the freedom of which we dream.

little signs

little signs

We can easily fool ourselves, justifying our misleading motivations and numbing our senses to the signs given by God

plot concocting

plot concocting

In our more reflective moments we suspect that it is Jesus himself whom we are actively crucifying.

let’s talk

let’s talk

At any hour of the day or night Jesus is inviting you: “Come now, let us talk this over.”