Prayer Articles

How do we create space for God in our lives?

Reflections from Catholics exploring our relationship with God through prayer.

14 May
2019
Watching our words

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Poetry is a language ideally suited to a spiritual life. Pope Paul VI once told an audience of Christians that they might be the only...

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7 May
2019
Catholic paradox

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When celebrating Mass it can be difficult to remember the beautiful liturgy celebrates an act of shocking vileness. Our Catholic faith is shot through with...

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26 Apr
2019
Praying for the African Church

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The Pope’s intention for May is for the African Church: that it may be a seed for unity and a source of hope for the...

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23 Apr
2019
The divine takes skin in us human beings

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God takes skin in us human beings and the ordinary encounters of our days are filled with the divine, so the Ignatian retreat leader and...

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16 Apr
2019
Faith Matters – Abide

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Lately there have been a number if situations that have made me more aware of how much words matter. Word can affirm just as they...

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9 Apr
2019
Toward a return of spring

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Many paintings of Easter depict springtime: green grass, flowering shrubs, colourful birds and lush growth. That is understandable, because most painters were European and Easter...

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3 Apr
2019
Season of Consolation: Week Five – The Crucifixion

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Jesuit Communications offers a series of reflections around the five Sorrowful Mysteries. This week, we explore the final mystery – The Crucifixion.   Parishes and prayer...

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26 Mar
2019
Season of Consolation: Week Four – The Carrying of the Cross

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Jesuit Communications offers a series of reflections around the five Sorrowful Mysteries. This week, we explore the Carrying of the Cross.    Parishes and prayer...

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20 Mar
2019
Season of Consolation: Week Three – The Crowning with Thorns

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Jesuit Communications offers a series of reflections around the five Sorrowful Mysteries. This week, we explore the Crowning with Thorns.    Parishes and prayer groups:...

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12 Mar
2019
Season of Consolation: Week Two – The Scourging at the Pillar

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Jesuit Communications offers a series of reflections around the five Sorrowful Mysteries. This week, we explore the Scourging at the Pillar. Parishes and prayer groups: Feel...

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6 Mar
2019
Season of Consolation: Week One – The Agony in the Garden

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Jesuit Communications offers a series of reflections around the five Sorrowful Mysteries. This week, we explore the Agony in the Garden. Parishes and prayer groups:...

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2019
Season of Consolation: Reflecting on the Sorrowful Mysteries

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Individuals and prayer groups will be able to explore the Sorrowful Mysteries this Lent, with a series of weekly reflections leading up to Easter. We...

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26 Feb
2019
Pray for Christian communities

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Pope Francis’ Intention for March: That Christian communities, especially those persecuted, feel close to Christ and that their human rights are respected. We sometimes think...

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20 Feb
2019
A Covenant people

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God is unfailingly constant, it is us that sway between renewal and rejection and back again.   We are familiar with covenants in our secular...

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13 Feb
2019
The gains of losing yourself

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The Christian mission requires the same spirit of creativity and adaptation that drives the entrepreneur. Not that long ago I read a profoundly honest interview...

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