Prayer Articles

by Michael McVeigh

Michael McVeigh is the Editor of Australian Catholics magazine, and senior editor at Jesuit Communications.

22 Nov
2017
Becoming more human

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Reconciliation with creation isn’t just about changing the way our society uses resources and impacts on the environment. It’s also about reconsidering how we live...

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21 Apr
2017
Easter and ANZAC Day

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The transition from Easter to ANZAC Day in Australia can be a strange one for Christians. This year, we have just gone from the terrible...

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16 Apr
2016
Four Insights from Amoris Laetitia

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Pope Francis’ latest exhortation has come out just in time for me, as I prepare to be married in June. While many have focused on...

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4 Dec
2015
Making ‘Xmas’ more Christian

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Celebrating Christmas in different parts of the world can be an interesting experience. One year, I was visiting my sister in Dubai. It was an...

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20 Oct
2015
the music of encounter

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I was talking recently with a Catholic liturgical musician about the songs that people enjoy hearing at Mass, and the conflicts that take place over...

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8 Jul
2015
Praying during the royal commission

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Last year, I did an interview with Patricia Feenan for Australian Catholics magazine. In her book, Holy Hell, Patricia tells the story of her son...

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14 Apr
2015
‘Proving’ God’s existence

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I recently received an email from a gentleman asking if I could spare five minutes to answer his question: Are you certain that God exists,...

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19 Feb
2015
Practicing Piety in Lent

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The opening Gospel reading for Lent always makes me chuckle a little bit: ‘Beware of practicing your piety before others, And whenever you pray, do...

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