Prayer Articles

How do we create space for God in our lives?

Reflections from Catholics exploring our relationship with God through prayer.

6 Feb
2019
I am a mission

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In thinking about the theme of ‘service’ , I came across these wonderful words of Pope Francis in Evangelii Gaudium (para 273): ‘I am...

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30 Jan
2019
Let us rejoice

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Jesus is a source of great pleasure and happiness. So good is his presence that we become enamoured with him and determined to seek...

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22 Jan
2019
Reflections on remembering

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The Examen is a way to reflect on our lives. At the end of the day, we reflect on the day that has just...

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16 Jan
2019
Happiness in service

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Many Madonna readers, I am sure, would have heard the story of the old Cherokee warrior one evening at the camp fire telling his...

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9 Jan
2019
Joy in the presence of God

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Joy is different to happiness. Joy brings a deeper warmth and contentment to our hearts. Sitting with the question ‘What does joy mean to...

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31 Dec
2018
Feast of the Epiphany

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The Feast of the Epiphany reminds us that in their Gospels Matthew and Mark gather together stories about the childhood of Jesus, each pointing...

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25 Dec
2018
Day of peace

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The fact that most people do very little on New Year’s Day, may just make it ideal to be a ‘Day of Peace’. Australians...

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11 Dec
2018
Season of Joy: Week Five – The finding of Jesus in the Temple

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Praying with the Joyful Mysteries: Jesuit Communications offers a series of reflections around the five Joyful Mysteries. This week, we explore the finding of...

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5 Dec
2018
Season of Joy: Week Four – The Presentation

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Praying with the Joyful Mysteries: Jesuit Communications offers a series of reflections around the five Joyful Mysteries. This week, we explore the Presentation in...

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26 Nov
2018
Season of Joy: Week Three – The Nativity

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Praying with the Joyful Mysteries: Jesuit Communications offers a series of reflections around the five Joyful Mysteries. This week, we explore the Nativity of Jesus....

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21 Nov
2018
Season of Joy: Week Two – The Visitation

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Jesuit Communications offers a series of reflections around the five Joyful Mysteries. This week, we explore the Visitation. Parishes and prayer groups: Feel free...

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15 Nov
2018
Season of Joy: Week One – The Annunciation

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Jesuit Communications offers a series of reflections around the five Joyful Mysteries. This week, we explore the Annunciation. Parishes and prayer groups: Feel free...

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