The Christmas season ends on Sunday. The Baptism of the Lord calls us to bring people out of darkness, the dungeon of fear and despair.
The story of Martha and Mary teaches us about a more important kind of work that begins with sitting at Jesus’ feet. Comparatively, all other work is, well, BS.
The Church has been criticised for having too many “earthly concerns”. But shouldn’t it? Perhaps we can reframe the expression “earthly concerns”.
Why doesn’t God solve all our problems? We’re forgetting an important part of God’s plan to redeem and heal the world. And our purpose is more than just converting and baptising.
A reflection on the readings from the Mass of the Solemnity of the Lord’s Ascension. (Readings: Acts 1:1-11; Mk 16:15-20)
With Mother’s Day on Sunday there’s one mother you don’t want to forget to acknowledge: your teenage mother. I’m talking about Mary, the mother of Jesus.
“For two and a half years I was a Jesuit, living religious life and experiencing what it was like to be part of the Church in more of a public capacity. I had many opportunities to serve people from all walks of life in different places. I had to get […]
Ever since the changes in the translation of the Mass prayers I’ve been noticing that Eucharistic Prayer II has this newly translated line, which comes just after the words of consecration … Woah – We’re talking about ministering to God?
Inculturation Throughout the history of Jesuit missionary work we find evidence of our modern term “inculturation”, otherwise known as “accommodation”. This concept not only helps missionaries meet indigenous peoples where […]