Mission
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

on mission

on mission

It was a pleasure and a privilege to spend the past week in the Taranaki in the shadow of the mountain from which the region takes its name. A few months ago I was...

Welcome OLQH

Welcome OLQH

Welcome to Food For Faith to parishioners of Our Lady Queen of Heaven parish, Lake Charles, Louisiana, where I have been leading the parish mission since last weekend....

This Town – Chathams

This Town – Chathams

In 1997 New Zealand historian Michael King published a well-received history of New Zealand Catholicism. He titled his work "God's Farthest Outpost." If New Zealand is...

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a towering witness

a towering witness

I was especially happy yesterday to, along with other priests, receive an email from scriptures scholar Kath Rushton

John on sabbatical

John on sabbatical

a podcast conversation with Triona Doocey asking some challenging questions about my sabbatical weeks.

sabbatical update

sabbatical update

I’m like Thomas. I need to experience Christ. Happy Feast Day to all of us who seek greater maturity of faith

growing up

growing up

Thomas was not doubting as much as seeking; he was expressing the desire of one who truly yearns for adult faith.

another way

another way

Surely the real mortality in our sin is not any particular action or omission itself, but what we do after we realise our sin