Prayer Articles

by Andrew Hamilton

Fr Andrew Hamilton SJ is an editorial consultant at Jesuit Communications

3 Jul
2024
Fire in the heart

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NAIDOC Week provides an opportunity for all Australians to join in celebrating the culture, aspirations and hopes of the country’s First Nations peoples. This year...

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26 Jun
2024
Jesus is with us always

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The Sacrament of the anointing of the sick highlights for us that Jesus is with us in sickness and in good health. This year Pope...

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5 Jun
2024
Celebrate the light

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This Refugee Week (16-22 June) let us enter the life of refugees to appreciate their stories of resilience and love. When we think of refugees...

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28 May
2024
Focus on people

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In his June prayer intention for migrants fleeing their homes, Pope Francis asks us to think about the individuals, not the big picture. When asking...

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18 May
2024
The struggle for justice continues

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The theme for National Reconciliation Week, ‘Now More Than Ever’, is a reminder to all of us that, the fight for justice and the rights...

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8 May
2024
Keep the human touch

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Humanity must harness artificial intelligence to serve communities and not allow it to distort our relationships with each other and the world. In his yearly...

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28 Apr
2024
Radical goal of formation

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To serve and offer leadership to Churches in time of rapid change demands much of those called to it. In May, Pope Francis asks us...

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24 Apr
2024
Work and Saint Joseph

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Given the importance of work to our lives, it’s not surprising there’s a great deal of Catholic thought dedicated to ensuring justice in relationships between...

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3 Apr
2024
Praying for the role of women

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The heart of Pope Francis’ April monthly intention lies in his call to recognise the dignity of women. Pope Francis’ April prayer for the role...

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20 Mar
2024
A door opens

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The Easter journey takes us from despair to joy. In leading us through the last days of Jesus life, the Liturgy of Holy Week moves...

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13 Mar
2024
At the crossroads

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Palm Sunday stands at the intersection of God’s world and of the human world. For many, perhaps most, Australians, Palm Sunday is just a name,...

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3 Mar
2024
Be inspired

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In his prayer intention for March, Pope Francis asks us to pray for those who risk their lives for the Gospel in various parts of...

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