Prayer Articles

How do we create space for God in our lives?

Reflections from Catholics exploring our relationship with God through prayer.

11 Aug
2022
The gift of difference

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The International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief on 22 August reminds us of the need to...

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6 Aug
2022
Feast of the Assumption – a Catholic belief

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The doctrine of Mary’s Assumption into heaven, celebrated on 15 August, reflects the long insistence on the importance of Mary in the Catholic Church....

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30 Jul
2022
Small businesses build better communities

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Pope Francis’ August prayer intention for small and medium-sized businesses is once again a reminder of the need to nurture community. Pope Francis’ concern...

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23 Jul
2022
Pray as you go slow

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Good prayer happens when we surrender the time to it. The first prayer of my day is to thank God that I’m alive to...

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14 Jul
2022
You can’t ask that

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In honour of the second World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly to be held on 24 July (the fourth Sunday of July), we...

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2022
The work of prayer

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Prayer is an investment in a relationship and requires commitment time, listening and caring. ‘I’ve always believed in grace’ I stated at the end...

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9 Jul
2022
Places of faith

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Churches, old and new, are central to our community and personal faith. The doors of the small Victorian church are small but solid. They have...

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5 Jul
2022
In the presence of God

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The aim is to develop a personal prayer life to such an extent that whatever you are doing or wherever you are, you are...

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28 Jun
2022
Valuable lessons

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A society that does not appreciate the value of its elderly is an impoverished society. The way in which a society treats children, the...

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21 Jun
2022
Prayer everywhere

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There are no constraints on when, where or how we pray. It is in Matthew’s Gospel (6:6-16) that Jesus teaches about prayer. He calls...

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15 Jun
2022
Celebrating Christ’s presence

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The feast of Corpus Christi celebrates Christ’s gift of the Eucharist. Corpus Christi focuses on Christ’s presence under the form of bread and wine. This...

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6 Jun
2022
Unconditional love spreads

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Nothing commends our faith better than the generous and expansive love that we bring to our friends, workplaces and the groups of which we...

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