Prayer Articles

by Christina Rocha

Christina Rocha is a Canberra writer and lawyer.

2 Dec
2015
The discomfort of the Gospel

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Social media has been awash recently with memes about the Syrian refugee crisis and Western governments’ attempts to control the influx of people across borders....

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4 Nov
2015
My Communion of Saints

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I have just returned to Australia after spending some time with family overseas.  It was a time of joy and consolation, of much laughter and...

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26 May
2015
On my knees

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I have been resenting my knee exercises recently.  I know they’re good for me, and as my physiotherapist keeps on reminding me, my knees will...

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11 Jan
2015
New years resolutions

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New Year’s Day is one of my least favourite days. I suppose it’s partly because, as I grow older, I have more and more dreams...

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18 Nov
2014
To God With Love

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In my bedside table drawer is a collection of prayer journals amassed over many years and filled with reflections during prayer and with dialogue between...

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9 Oct
2014
When I went on retreat

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Earlier this year, I went on a silent retreat for a week. It was my first retreat longer than just a few days, and it...

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