Prayer Articles

How do we create space for God in our lives?

Reflections from Catholics exploring our relationship with God through prayer.

16 Jan
2020
Australia Day 2020

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Hymns, readings, reflection and prayers of petition for this year’s Australia Day. Hymns: Gather Your People, Bob Hurd; Jubilee Hymn to the Holy Spirit,...

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14 Jan
2020
Trees, spirituality and all that

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Australia’s devastating bushfires have ensured the importance of trees is now front of mind. We decorate trees for festive occasions; we shelter under them...

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8 Jan
2020
Welcome moves

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The unspoken contract between host and invitee places obligations on both, and where those obligations meet is thanksgiving. As we enter into the festive...

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17 Dec
2019
No Nativity, no Eucharist

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Participation in the Eucharist helps us face the many challenges that lie ahead for the Church and our world. “The Eucharist involves more than...

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12 Dec
2019
New Year resolutions courtesy of St Ignatius

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‘Make your resolutions in the morning, and twice during the day make the examen’, St Ignatius once wrote. It’s that time when people reflect...

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10 Dec
2019
Around the kitchen table

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To sit around the kitchen or dining room table and share a meal, is to share yourself – to open up to companionship. One...

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3 Dec
2019
Praying for the very young

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Pope Francis’ intention for December is for ‘The Future of the Very Young’. He prays every country take the measures necessary to prioritise the...

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26 Nov
2019
Advent: ‘The Lord is with you’

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Suggested hymns and readings, a reflection and prayers of petition for Advent. Hymns: As the Deer Longs, Bob Hurd; All That Is Hidden, Bernadette...

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14 Nov
2019
Season of Light – WEEK FIVE: The Eucharist

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Praying with the Luminous Mysteries: Jesuit Communications offers a series of reflections around the five Luminous Mysteries. This week we explore the Eucharist. Parishes...

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7 Nov
2019
Season of Light – WEEK FOUR: The Transfiguration

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Praying with the Luminous Mysteries: Jesuit Communications offers a series of reflections around the five Luminous Mysteries. This week we explore the Transfiguration of...

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31 Oct
2019
Season of Light: WEEK THREE – Proclamation of the Kingdom of God

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Praying with the Luminous Mysteries: Jesuit Communications offers a series of reflections around the five Luminous Mysteries. This week we explore the Proclamation of...

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23 Oct
2019
Season of Light – WEEK TWO: Wedding at Cana

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Praying with the Luminous Mysteries: Jesuit Communications offers a series of reflections around the five Luminous Mysteries. This week we explore the second mystery...

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