maturity
in the studio

in the studio

One of the most exciting Food For Faith projects in recent months is an initiative we have named the Homily Studio.

maturing

maturing

God never lets anything happen unless it serves for the growth and maturation of those He has called.

inclusivity

inclusivity

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.

getting real

getting real

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.

breaking & entering

breaking & entering

after the original shock of finding an angel in her kitchen, Mary was able to recognise God.

called to maturity

called to maturity

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.

maturing faith

maturing faith

"...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...

get up

get up

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...

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...

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just practicing

just practicing

A homily for Good Shepherd Sunday 2022, from Church of St. Thomas the Apostle in Timaru.

what’s the story

what’s the story

We walked into the Speight’s Bar where we found a quiet spot and picked up our pints

housekeeping

housekeeping

People often ask how I go about preparing these reflections and are surprised to learn that I don’t spend much time at the computer

lest we forget

lest we forget

Thank you to FFF readers sharing their experience of Jesus in their lives through this Lent – Easter journey.

what’s the point ?

what’s the point ?

I have spent the past few Easter Octave days with an inspiring group, people of all ages, mostly aged 30’s & 40’s, full of enthusiasm