Prayer Articles

How do we create space for God in our lives?

Reflections from Catholics exploring our relationship with God through prayer.

18 Nov
2014
To God With Love

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In my bedside table drawer is a collection of prayer journals amassed over many years and filled with reflections during prayer and with dialogue...

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14 Nov
2014
A Rose Garden in San Salvador

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In the former Jesuit residence of the El Salvador Jesuit University there is a rose garden with eight bushes. They flower for Elba and...

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6 Nov
2014
Psalms: The Great Songbook

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The 150 songs we call the Psalms (meaning accompanied songs) and which in Hebrew are called Tehillim (praises) have an enduring voice. One way...

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30 Oct
2014
Switching on to God

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Religious sisters, brothers and priests continue to bring gifts of reflection and pause to the church in a digital world besieged by distraction and...

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26 Oct
2014
Using my religion

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Coming to know God takes time; forming your faith is a journey upon which you encounter many influential people. Who are these characters? What...

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9 Oct
2014
When I went on retreat

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Earlier this year, I went on a silent retreat for a week. It was my first retreat longer than just a few days, and...

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8 Oct
2014
To give to the poor

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In countries like Australia, the United States, New Zealand and Europe, urban centres tend to have their fair share people on street corners, begging...

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3 Oct
2014
Culture shock meets mission

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My mission began around two years ago in the remote town of Wadeye in the Northern Territory. To get to and from Wadeye you...

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24 Sep
2014
Anxiety and Discernment

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In making decisions, we face practical questions, spiritual questions, moments of emotion, and various ups and downs which cause us to pause. One of...

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