vocations
Monty’s call

Monty’s call

By happy coincidence I have spent time this week in the same course of study as a couple of dozen seminarians from the U.S. I have been inspired by their vocations stories and their enthusiasm

Vocations Sunday

Vocations Sunday

When did you last suggest to someone that God might be calling them to serve as a priest? This Sunday (“Good Shepherd Sunday”, Fourth Sunday of Easter) is celebrated...

doors open wide

doors open wide

I invite you to join with me in prayer this week for the young men of St. Bede's College Christchurch as the school spends the week focussed on vocations. This...

life-long adventure

life-long adventure

As I come to the end of my summer semester of liturgical studies at the Liturgical Institute (Mundelein Seminary), I am grateful most of all for the robust vocational...

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follow

follow

Take a moment to imagine Jesus pointing you out in the crowd, calling you by name, and inviting you to follow.

feasting the cross

feasting the cross

The cross is not just a difficulty or an obstacle, but when carried through suffering to death, IS the pathway to life.

maturation

maturation

only by recognising one is loved do we at last enter into a truly mature, familial and free relationship with God.

Fathers’ Day

Fathers’ Day

It’s Fathers’ Day today in New Zealand and Australia

to be wise

to be wise

In my unloveliness I plunged into the lovely things which you created. You were with me, but I was not with you