Otematata
baptism

baptism

At conception, our human life begins. At baptism, our eternal life begins

happy feast day

happy feast day

502 years ago today Michaelangelo‘s Sistine Chapel ceiling frescoes were ‘completed’. I am sure that there was no coincidence in the date: the feast of All Saints was a...

baptism date

baptism date

It's Sunday afternoon on a warm Cheviot day, and after a weekend of Masses I'm about to pour a cold beer and read a novel for a couple of hours. After giving the same...

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growing young

growing young

A simple experiment will give a more personal experience of the life that is on offer.

sky gazing

sky gazing

The disciples were full of joy at the Lord’s definitive departure. We would have expected the opposite.

farm time

farm time

Now there’s a sabbatical inspiration: learning to wait. Yes I might plant seeds, but God brings the harvest.

ponderings

ponderings

There people gather on their own turangawaewae, the place where they stand, lead and are most at home