Prayer Articles

How do we create space for God in our lives?

Reflections from Catholics exploring our relationship with God through prayer.

11 Jul
2018
Little girl, I tell you ‘get up’

By

Earlier this month I went to Our Lady of Victories’ Church [Camberwell, Victoria] for Mass as I have decided to join the choir. Sitting...

Read More
Dwell in peace
4 Jul
2018
Dwell in peace

By

A few years ago I found myself on a pilgrimage to France and strolling up to Lavalla where Saint Marcellin began his ministry and...

Read More
Change not required
27 Jun
2018
Change not required

By

I was a neurotic for years. I was anxious and depressed and selfish. Everyone kept telling me to change. I resented them, and I...

Read More
20 Jun
2018
I see you

By

Catholic Social Teaching implores us to uphold the dignity of all people, and this includes helping meet the needs of those who suffer poverty, oppression,...

Read More
Image: Jesus cleanses the Temple - flickr.com
13 Jun
2018
Live Audaciously

By

We are challenged to live with hope and audacity. But what does that mean? Audacity is generally associated with boldness, disregard for consequence and gravitating...

Read More
6 Jun
2018
Against the flow

By

Some years ago a young friend asked me how I was. Deciding to vary the ritual answers–good, or OK–I said that I was going...

Read More
30 May
2018
Stolen Peace

By

Ten minutes of searching under the couches, on top of cupboards, behind the fridge and in bags has not produced the keys that I...

Read More
29 May
2018
Season of the Spirit Week 6: Feast of Aloysius (21 June)

By

HOW DO WE SERVE THOSE MOST IN NEED AS A COMMUNITY? Welcome to week six, click the link below for how to get started with...

Read More

2018
Season of the Spirit week 5: Refugee Week (17–23 June)

By

HOW WILL WE CARE FOR REFUGEES AS A COMMUNITY? Welcome to week five, click the link below for how to get started with Season of...

Read More

2018
Season of the Spirit Week 4: Care for the Homeless (10 June)

By

HOW WILL WE CARE FOR THE HOMELESS AS A COMMUNITY? Welcome to week four, click the link below for how to get started with Season...

Read More

2018
Season of the Spirit Week 3: World Environment Day (5 June)

By

HOW WILL WE CARE FOR THE EARTH AS A COMMUNITY? Welcome to week three, click the link below for how to get started with Season...

Read More
24 May
2018
Season of the Spirit Week 2: Reconciliation Week (27 May – 3 June)

By

WHAT STEPS WILL WE TAKE AS A COMMUNITY TO RECONCILE WITH ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER AUSTRALIANS? Welcome to week two, click the link...

Read More