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through the valley

The psalm from today’s liturgy is perhaps the best known of all of the 150 psalms. It is a text known by name, number and popular melody…(Read More)

engaging reality

Let’s retreat from from “those false and superfluous certainties around which we have constructed our daily schedules…(Read More)

“Use your church for precisely what it is for, not as one more secular town venue among many, but as a sacred place, a prime place of encounter with Jesus Christ…(Read More)

full immersion

Our adult life of faith, actively seeking maturity in following Christ, demands as a first step the reawakening of a desire to be fully and authentically human…(Read More)

men’s retreat day

In response to requests I am offering retreat day for men on Saturday 24 February 2018. Most men have never had the opportunity for or an invitation to this kind of reflection day. Here is your invitation and now is your opportunity. You may be at Mass regularly, or you may not have been near…(Read More)

a week later

It has been over a week since we finished our Food For Faith for Lent pilgrimage. The last post was on the morning of Easter Monday when I invited your comments and feedback. Your response was overwhelming, both in numbers and depth of your comments, suggestions and reflections. Thank you. The days of the Triduum…(Read More)

Holy Week Retreat

You might like to join me in considering this week from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday as a week of retreat in daily life. For a Christian, to retreat is not to run from reality. Instead a Christian retreatant is seeking to engage with the reality that is greater and therefore more real than much…(Read More)

the week’s end

For many people Friday brings the end of the work and study week. The weekend brings a great diversity of activities which is why the most interesting conversation starter on a Monday morning is “what did you get up to at the weekend?” Earlier this afternoon I began a retreat with the Christchurch postulants for…(Read More)

Lent Online 2017

In response to requests, Food For Faith is offering an online retreat. Lent begins with Ash Wednesday on 1 March and this six week season of growth in faith seemed like an ideal opportunity to begin this new initiative and offer an “online retreat”. Each day from Ash Wednesday until Easter Sunday a brief post…(Read More)