Suzanne Aubert
in giving we receive

in giving we receive

From today's gospel for the Third Sunday of Advent: When all the people asked John [the Baptist], ‘What must we do?’ he answered, ‘If anyone has two tunics he must...

Saint Suzanne

Saint Suzanne

On this day, October 1, in 1926, Saint Suzanne (also known as Saint Grandma) died in Wellington after a long and rich life in service of Jesus in the poor of Aotearoa...

Saint Suzanne

Saint Suzanne

My first encounter with the Daughters of Our Lady of Compassion was in Timaru where the sisters of the community founded by Mother Mary Joseph Aubert nursed the poor...

Suzanne Aubert

Suzanne Aubert

Only God can make saints, but is a great help to us when one who walked our own land is named by the church as being with God in heaven. We are encouraged in our own...

Bridget’s progress

Bridget’s progress

It was great joy to hear yesterday from Dan Martin (Bridget's husband) that our prayers for the complete recovery of Bridget are bearing fruit. Remember that our prayer...

grace at work

grace at work

I'm writing this as an encouragement to everyone who has been united in prayer for the complete recovery of Bridget Martin. A significant number of people in New...

needing a miracle

needing a miracle

These post-Christmas and early new year days provide many New Zealanders with annual rest and recreation. However some families have suffered tragedy in these vacation...

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living abundantly

living abundantly

I’m in Auckland this week offering sessions for anyone who is interested. I hope to see you. Share the word and bring a friend.

moving ahead

moving ahead

The discipline of daily writing keeps me alert to the presence and action of Jesus in my life every day.

the seekers

the seekers

If the Magi had settled for seeking creature comforts, they would never have encountered the Lord.

truth seeking

truth seeking

A faith that is deeply rooted in friendship with Christ is adult and mature. It is this friendship that opens us up to all that is good

a conversation

a conversation

a podcast conversation between Siân Owen RSJ, Merv Duffy SM & John O’Connor