Prayer Articles

How do we create space for God in our lives?

Reflections from Catholics exploring our relationship with God through prayer.

25 Mar
2022
A fire in people’s hearts

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It’s the Gospel stories underpinned by God’s fathomless love that inspire great acts of compassion, love and charity. In the Gospels charity is as...

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21 Mar
2022
Consecration chooses life

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Pope Francis devotes 25 March to the consecration of Ukraine and Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Pope Francis has taken a significant...

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15 Mar
2022
Listen more deeply

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Having the charity to open ourselves to others allows us to listen to God in unexpected ways. God is charity. It doesn’t have quite...

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9 Mar
2022
Leaning into love

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Love and its twin sisters tenderness and kindness require a good deal of hard work, training and discipline. The Feast of the English Jesuit...

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1 Mar
2022
No simple solutions

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In praying for a Christian response to bioethical challenges this month, Pope Francis is asking us to consider what actions respect human dignity. In...

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20 Feb
2022
From the ashes

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Ashes are a powerful symbol of humility and loss, but they do not hold the last word as we journey to the glory of...

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11 Feb
2022
The joy of social justice

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A passion for social justice grows when we recognise the value of each human being and find delight in reaching out to others. We...

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4 Feb
2022
Ecological conversion

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In April 2022 the Ignatian Ecospiritual Conference is an opportunity to explore our interconnectedness with all Creation. During the lockdowns in Melbourne due to...

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30 Jan
2022
Honouring the strength of religious women

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Pope Francis’ February Prayer Intention for religious sisters and consecrated women reminds us also of all the other women without whose generosity the Catholic...

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26 Jan
2022
Reaching God in prayer

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St Thomas Aquinas, whose feast day is celebrated this week (28 January), prized the understanding of God reached in prayer. St Thomas Aquinas was...

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13 Jan
2022
The light from beyond the dome

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Hope encourages us to have a larger vision than the ‘dome’ within which we live. In ordinary life we can’t escape from hope. If...

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7 Jan
2022
Virtues to keep in a changing world

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‘It is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, ocean and land. ‘Global surface temperature will continue to increase until at least the...

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