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back to school

back to school

In New Zealand this week the third of the four school terms begins. Prayers here for a healthy and happy term for all staff and students. Prayer is a regular part of...

parish war or peace

parish war or peace

a reflection based on the readings for Sunday 7 September 2014. Readings at this link. It is remarkable that eighteen months after his election, Pope Francis remains...

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to forgive

to forgive

We all struggle to forgive those who have hurt us and those we love.

here and now

here and now

In Jesus God is where we are, here and now. Speak to him. Listen for him.

not very Christian

not very Christian

Without this relationship we become for our world a reactive presence rather than an original presence.

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.