Prayer Articles

by Andy Hamilton SJ

Fr Andy Hamilton SJ is editorial consultant at Jesuit Communications

6 Apr
2017
Easter Reflection: Look for beating angel wings

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Angels today are usually seen as cuddly. They belong on wedding cakes, Christmas cards and play harps on clouds. At Jesus’ time they were serious....

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23 May
2016
Being the bread of life

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In many parts of the world the Feast of Corpus Christi is a huge celebration, with processions, pageants, song and feasting. Its origins lie in early...

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3 Mar
2016
The Gift of Being Different

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Cultural diversity is a fact of our daily lives. In the streets we see people with turbans, head scarves, clerical collars, the latest sneakers, Armani...

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2 Feb
2016
The Name of God is Mercy

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The best spiritual guides both comfort and provoke us. Pope Francis is no exception. His recent little book, (Pope Francis, The Name of God is...

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19 Aug
2015
Who am I to judge?

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If there is one line by which Pope Francis has become famous, it is ‘I do not judge’ or perhaps rather ‘who am I to...

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11 Jun
2015
Big and small | pictures of refugees

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Refugee week is a time for looking at big pictures and little pictures. This year the big picture is bleak.  The number of people who...

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30 Apr
2015
Amazing Grace

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Shortly after midnight on April 29 on the Indonesian island of Nusakambangan eight prisoners were taken out to be shot. They went out together singing...

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21 Jan
2015
Counting grains of sand

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The house in Gerroa, on the South Coast of New South Wales, where I was staying in January, is on the edge of paradise. It...

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