Prayer Articles

How do we create space for God in our lives?

Reflections from Catholics exploring our relationship with God through prayer.

22 May
2022
Prayer has many faces

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Thankfully there is nothing complicated about prayer. It is simply an encounter between ourselves and God. When I was a young Jesuit in training,...

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18 May
2022
Jesus with us

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An association with the Jewish feast of God’s giving the Law through Moses makes it clear that the Ascension of Jesus is about presence,...

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8 May
2022
Think no more about it

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A children’s story character imparts an important lesson in how to apologise and make amends. Dear Charlotte and Ella, ‘I want the Wiggles!’ you...

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30 Apr
2022
Praying for young people

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Pope Francis prays specifically this month for young Catholics who will find in Mary the source of inspiration for a generous life. The Pope’s...

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27 Apr
2022
Be kind to yourself

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We need to cease highlighting our flaws and understand that God’s love makes us perfect. There is an insight into the human psyche offered...

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19 Apr
2022
The warmth of charity

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Our charitable responses to the injustices around us should come from a place of love and care. Towards the end of her life, as...

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14 Apr
2022
Scripture reflection: Holy Thursday

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Scripture reflections for Holy Week Year C 2022, inspired by the writings of Henry Nouwen. GOSPELJesus had always loved those who were his in...

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13 Apr
2022
Feeling good by doing good

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Charity is about doing what you can to ensure others get their chance to have ‘something more’. On the corner of Sister Clare’s desk...

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2022
Scripture reflection: Wednesday of Holy Week

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Scripture reflections for Holy Week Year C 2022, inspired by the writings of Henry Nouwen. GOSPELWhen evening came he was at table with the...

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12 Apr
2022
Scripture reflection: Tuesday of Holy Week

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Scripture reflections for Holy Week Year C 2022, inspired by the writings of Henry Nouwen. GOSPELSome Greeks approached Philip, who came from Bethsaida in...

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11 Apr
2022
Scripture reflection: Monday of Holy Week

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Scripture reflections for Holy Week Year C 2022, inspired by the writings of Henry Nouwen. GOSPELMary brought in a pound of very costly ointment,...

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5 Apr
2022
Praying for health care workers

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Pope Francis’ April 2022 prayer intention for health care workers has a special resonance for all of us in Australia. Though it focuses on...

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