One of the most exciting Food For Faith projects in recent months is an initiative we have named the Homily Studio.
God never lets anything happen unless it serves for the growth and maturation of those He has called.
The church is not called to be a place where every person easily feels effortlessly at home, but an environment of growth for people who seek maturity of faith.
This post is not for everyone and I have no doubt that some people will be upset with the thoughts I’m about to offer.
after the original shock of finding an angel in her kitchen, Mary was able to recognise God.
I was in an airport at 1.30pm yesterday afternoon when the nearby TV was turned to full volume so that the Muslim call to prayer could be clearly heard.
"...This is different. This isn’t the same as the Easter bunny. This is mature. This is chilling. This is important. This isn’t something that is trivial, and is not...
Today's gospel is one of Jesus' best known parables. The account, usually named the Prodigal Son, is really about the loving father. That change of name is an important...
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...
The two sons represent two immature ways of relating to God: rebellion and childish obedience.
The crooked lines of our lives, when lived and walked and breathed in God, leads to the freedom of which we dream.
We can easily fool ourselves, justifying our misleading motivations and numbing our senses to the signs given by God
In our more reflective moments we suspect that it is Jesus himself whom we are actively crucifying.
At any hour of the day or night Jesus is inviting you: “Come now, let us talk this over.”