The essential things in life are seen not with the eyes, but with the heart.
In this reflection I share some of the most helpful advice ever given to me about prayer. I hope you find it as encouraging as I have.
“All of humanity’s problems stem from our inability to sit quietly in a room alone”
As staff and students in New Zealand prepare to begin the 2020 school year here’s a thought on the purpose of education, and a reflection on prayer in schools.
In the midst of the extra demands of this month, the Season of Advent beginning today offers a timely way to stay happy and centred when everything else threatens to steal our healthy perspective.
The biographies of those named as saints in the church often promote the false idea that a saint is more likely to be an introvert who prefers to hide in a chapel than to engage with the world.
It’s the feast of Ignatius Loyola today and he has helped me to see that my fears and compulsions often tragically lead me to go through days and weeks as if I’m at least half asleep
Somewhere we picked up the false idea that highs mean happy and lows mean sad.
Welcome to Food For Faith for Advent. Even though we don't begin Advent until this Sunday I'm thinking ahead, especially because I'm celebrating Mass and preaching at...
A brief Saturday morning live video reflection from New Norcia, a couple of hours north of Perth in Western Australia. I hope you are getting a chance to "retreat" in...
I first met Leonie when as a young priest I decided to use spare time in a small rural West Coast parish to study communication
Jesus help me to be more careful, more aware of the power of my words and actions…
The Church of Christ does not seek to dominate consciences and occupy spaces, but rather to be a “wellspring” of hope in people’s lives.
When words don’t come easily it could be that I (and maybe you too) don’t need more words.
When the night has come, and the way is dark… No I won’t be afraid… Just as long as you stand, stand by me.