Prayer Articles

How do we create space for God in our lives?

Reflections from Catholics exploring our relationship with God through prayer.

6 Apr
2016
When ‘Alleluia’ Is Not Our Song

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It is Easter! (well, it was Easter three weeks ago and we are still in the Easter season.) Easter is that season where ‘Alleluias’...

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29 Mar
2016
Do you love me?

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‘Do you love me?’  Jesus asked Peter three times, to Peter’s annoyance (John 21: 15- 17). Why did Jesus ask Peter the question three...

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23 Mar
2016
Giving to the giver

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I’m well loving Easter this year… It’s just really special this time around for some reason. As Lent drew to an end and I...

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6 Mar
2016
In celebration of her

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My strength returns to me with my cup of coffee and the reading of the psalms’ wrote Dorothy Day, founder of the Catholic Worker Movement....

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3 Mar
2016
The Gift of Being Different

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Cultural diversity is a fact of our daily lives. In the streets we see people with turbans, head scarves, clerical collars, the latest sneakers,...

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23 Feb
2016
Be Present

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It started with a billboard next to a quaint Anglican church in Copenhagen, last July. I was travelling for a wedding and very much...

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19 Feb
2016
Repentance, Renewal, Reconciliation

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I have been touched by the enthusiasm and excitement I have been fortunate to witness over the first few days of the school year....

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9 Feb
2016
Mercy and Reconciliation

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At different times in my life, I have sought love, compassion and mercy. I’ve had to surrender my ego, and accept failure or struggle....

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2 Feb
2016
The Name of God is Mercy

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The best spiritual guides both comfort and provoke us. Pope Francis is no exception. His recent little book, (Pope Francis, The Name of God...

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21 Jan
2016
I don’t know how she does it

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I’ve returned to work for 2016, fresh from a delightful holiday with my family touring our nation’s capital.  It was one of those family...

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12 Jan
2016
Making an Option for God

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The beginning of the year brings all kinds of resolutions and promises. Fresh starts, new commitments, a different outlook. It’s a bit like Lent...

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7 Jan
2016
Lord, I have failed

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I have to say I have not experienced much failure in life. When I say failure I mean when you give something your best...

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