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leadership

leadership

The ONE who brings us together is Jesus Christ, risen, present and active among us.

prophetic hope

prophetic hope

We feel bound to disagree with these prophets of misfortune who are forever forecasting calamity

a new era

a new era

Perhaps we are closer today in our smaller church to the heart of the mission of Jesus, no longer filling large institutions but like the first disciples living relationship with Jesus Christ with two or three faithful companions?

sixty years today

sixty years today

The decision to hold an ecumenical council came to us in the first instance in a sudden flash of inspiration. We communicated this decision, without elaboration, to the Sacred College of Cardinals on that memorable January 25, 1959, the feast of St. Paul’s Conversion.

Happy Birthday S.C.

Happy Birthday S.C.

A friend has just posted a "Happy Birthday Sacrosanctum Concilium" message on Facebook. Fifty years ago this week the Second Vatican Council's Constitution on the...

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a friend within

a friend within

Let’s learn both from Anton’s life and from John’s reflection to seek more passionately the ultimate relationship

a thin place

a thin place

Awareness of Thin Places has become a sabbatical theme for me.

Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi

Orvieto is a beautiful Italian hill-top settlement where all roads lead to the magnificent medieval Cathedral.

growing young

growing young

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