Prayer Articles

How do we create space for God in our lives?

Reflections from Catholics exploring our relationship with God through prayer.

10 Apr
2024
Women who shape our lives

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The real ‘influencers’ are those people whose example and guidance show us how to live out God’s love. In recent times we have seen...

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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...

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27 Mar
2024
A conduit to God

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Mary’s willingness to do God’s will means she provides a way for us to approach God. Somewhere there’s a photograph of my mum in...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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27 Feb
2024
Hopefully devoted to Mary

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No matter our life experiences, expectations and sorrows, Mary is a wonderful companion. When I joined the Jesuits, I cultivated a devotion to Mary...

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14 Feb
2024
I say yes, my Lord

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Mary’s unswerving faith, humility, and love serve as an inspiration for us all in how we should respond to God. In 1989, Donna Peña...

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10 Feb
2024
Feeding community

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Never underestimate the power of cake and sandwiches to bring people together. The introduction to the story of Abigail in the Bible is an...

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6 Feb
2024
Time of preparation

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Lent is a time of preparation. It asks us through prayer, reflection and penance to deepen our understanding of the Gospel and its riches....

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31 Jan
2024
On the path of respect

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The Apology to the Stolen Generations was a pledge of respect towards Australia’s First Nations peoples. This year all aspects of the relationship between...

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24 Jan
2024
Praying for the terminally ill

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Pope Francis asks that in February we pray that those with a terminal illness, and their families, receive the necessary physical and spiritual care...

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