September, October & November 2013
Praise the Lord, my soul! (Psalm Response for 26th Sunday). Spring brings promise of new life and renewal. We offer praise to God for this miracle.
In this issue ...
Welcome to our new-look Madonna.
Soul Matters - Chris Gleeson SJ
'When two people relate to each other authentically and humanly, God is the electricity that surges between them.'
Spring brings new hope and joy, says Peggy Spencer. But we don't have spring without the trials of winter.
Body & Soul - Rosie Hoban
Rosie Hoban. Singer and songwriter Trish Watts brings her skills in music therapy and spirituality to help those seriously ill.
Spiritual director, lecturer, author, Michael Hansen sj, has devised a new approach to the Ignatian Spiritual Exercises.
A day's guided prayer
A taste of Michael Hansen's new program of the First Spiritual Exercises.
Christian Life Community turns 450
CLC celebrates 450 years.
Why I love the church. 'Where else would we go?'
Fr Frank Brennan sj tells us about the church he loves.
Jesuit Steve Sinn celebrates Easter Sunday with refugees on Christmas Island.
Pray as you go - Michael McGirr
Michael McGirr begins a new series of reflections on ways we find God in the everyday.
The power of story - Elizabeth Pike.
For Aboriginal people, the Land is our Mother. Their perspective teaches us much about Mary, Mother of Jesus, Mother of all Christians.
A stay-at-home mum?
Mary was far from being a stay-at-home – as we see in the gospels, says Liz McKenzie.
A voice for others
A cloud of witnesses - Edmund Campion.
Mercy Sister Margaret McGovern gave her life for others, particularly through her work at the Institute of Counselling.
Bread for the journey - Peter Steele sj
In spite of being vulgarised and ideologised, the crucifix remains a powerful symbol of God's life intersecting with ours.
Family Matters - Teresa Pirola
God's messengers bring us guidance and hope.
September, October & November
A prayerful reflection on the scripture readings for every day of the month.
Welcome to the Community of Prayer
Fr Claudio Barriga SJ us of the Apostleship of Prayer.
The Parabolic Moment
The parables, says poet Bruce Dawe, bring us many moments to ponder.
The Last Word. For whom the bell tolls.
Ross Jones sj. Ignatian spirituality brings us to a God of the everyday and shows us a regular way to recall this presence in our lives.