Prayer Articles

How do we create space for God in our lives?

Reflections from Catholics exploring our relationship with God through prayer.

13 Jul
2024
First witness to the Light

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Mary Magdalene’s experience with darkness and desolation helped her seek out the new dawn of the Resurrection. The Gospels portray Mary Magdalene as close...

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10 Jul
2024
Toward the light

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St Teresa of Avila imagined the faith journey as one leading to an almost unbearable light where God is truly present deep within every...

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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...

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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...

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19 Jun
2024
The influencers

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The New Testament records a number of women who financially backed, supported and yes, sometimes, influenced Jesus. One of the most surprising questions I...

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12 Jun
2024
Choose love

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Ruth, in her commitment to her mother-in-law, is an exemplar of courage and faith. It is as strong a declaration as one will find...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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13 May
2024
Confirmed leadership

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More information about the Church’s women leaders and saints would benefit the Church, and not only in Confirmation name selection. Around this time, there...

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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...

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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...

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