Prayer Articles

by Andrew Hamilton

Fr Andrew Hamilton SJ is an editorial consultant at Jesuit Communications

28 Nov
2021
A summons

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This December let us all by our loving actions and attitudes give witness to the Good News. Pope Francis’ description of what it means to...

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18 Nov
2021
Waiting in hope

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In most religious traditions we find a rhythm of fasting and feasting, waiting and celebration, work and holiday, of life and death. This rhythm matches...

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5 Nov
2021
Australia and refugees

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The closing of off-shore processing on PNG should be only the first step in abandoning an unreasonable and cruel policy towards asylum seekers. Recently the...

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28 Oct
2021
Let the light shine

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We are invited to be a light to people, especially in our accompaniment of people who suffer from depression and burn-out. During the restrictions and...

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22 Oct
2021
Grace of God’s love

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Many Catholics would be bemused to realise that in some churches the eve of All Saints Day is celebrated as Reformation Day and is dedicated...

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16 Oct
2021
Flavour of the Gospel

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Everyone, in their different ways, has the ability to spread the good news of the Gospel. Evangelisation, I confess, is not one of my favourite...

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11 Oct
2021
Change of heart

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A culture of disarmament begins with ourselves, and with how the world values human beings. When he was five years old St Aloysius Gonzaga’s father...

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30 Sep
2021
The challenge of being an evangeliser

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On first hearing, Pope Francis’ hope that all baptised people, no matter how lacking in learning or eloquence, should be engaged in evangelisation is challenging....

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10 Sep
2021
In praise of peace

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A commitment to peace requires us to look beyond our own interests to the good of all. Peace is something we all often long for....

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24 Aug
2021
Change begins today

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For Pope Francis, responding to the threat faced by the environment is the most pressing task for our day. The future of our children and...

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13 Aug
2021
Stamping out slavery

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Exploitation of people happens when we see others as ‘strangers’. The International Day in Remembrance of Slavery and its Abolition on 23 August commemorates in...

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6 Aug
2021
The value of humanitarians

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World Humanitarian Day (19 August) invites us to move beyond our own interests to look at the lives, the plight and the needs of our fellow...

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