Prayer Articles

How do we create space for God in our lives?

Reflections from Catholics exploring our relationship with God through prayer.

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 Jesus...

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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 the...

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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. Parishes...

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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 to...

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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 to...

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14 Nov
2018
Season of Joy: Reflecting on the Joyful Mysteries

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Individuals and prayer groups will be able to explore the Joyful Mysteries this Advent, with a series of weekly reflections leading up to Christmas. For...

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2018
Faith Matters – Eternal

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You may have noticed that things have changed. The weather is different now. It has changed and the trees are all green. Spring is now...

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7 Nov
2018
Open dialogue

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In 2016 Pope Francis was awarded the Charlemagne Prize in recognition for his work towards European unification. His acceptance speech outlined his philosophy of dialogue...

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31 Oct
2018
Vietnam’s vibrant youth

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My work as a Jesuit priest has taken me around the world, particularly to Asia. As a result, I’ve been able to see the vibrancy...

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23 Oct
2018
Living gratefully

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During the second week in May this year I had the good fortune to travel to Chiang Mai in Thailand and participate in a meeting...

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17 Oct
2018
Remembering the Holy Souls

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All Souls Day (2 November) is almost by definition an otherworldly day. It embraces all the people who have ever lived and died on our...

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9 Oct
2018
A special silence

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  Silent devotion to the Sacred Heart allows us to really hear ourselves and others. Recently Pope Francis has, more than once, called for a...

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3 Oct
2018
The words of eternal life

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At the end of the ‘Bread of Life’ discourse in John’s Gospel (John 6:66-69), many of Jesus’ disciples turn their backs on Jesus. We read...

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26 Sep
2018
Faith Matters – Desolation

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…neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor rulers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor anything else in all...

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19 Sep
2018
The Way, the Truth and the Life of the Party

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  Andrew WK probably isn’t on the radar of most Catholics. Some Australians may have seen his interview on the ABC’s Tonightly program, where he discussed his...

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