Madonna Magazine

Author: Fr Chris Gleeson SJ

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    Prayer has many faces

    Fr Chris Gleeson SJ

    Thankfully there is nothing complicated about prayer. It is simply an encounter between ourselves and God.

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    Leaning into love

    Fr Chris Gleeson SJ

    Love and its twin sisters tenderness and kindness require a good deal of hard work, training and discipline.

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    The music of hope

    Fr Chris Gleeson SJ. 09 November 2021

    Hope is not wishful thinking, it is a commitment to work to make things better.

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    A fundamental argument

    Fr Chris Gleeson SJ

    How we see the world, our inclinations and orientations in life, our approach to and standpoint on important matters, all form our basic attitude to life.

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    Ageing gracefully

    Fr Chris Gleeson SJ. 03 May 2021

    We need to understand grace as an event – something that describes the quality of our relationship with God. 

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    The passion pattern

    Fr Chris Gleeson SJ

    It is joy and fun that connects us to God and each other.

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    True togetherness

    Fr Chris Gleeson SJ

    The value of mission is that it keeps people together even when separated physically.

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    Dancing to God's Beat

    Fr Chris Gleeson SJ

    God is the perfect dance partner if we learn to listen to him and follow his lead.

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    Put out into the deep*

    Fr Chris Gleeson SJ. 04 May 2020

    We need to develop a deep understanding and appreciation of what is important, rather than living life on the surface.

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    Silence is opportunity

    Fr Chris Gleeson SJ. 02 March 2020

    Silences not an absence but rather a consciousness toward other people or toward God.

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    Bring back the table

    Fr Chris Gleeson SJ

    To sit around the kitchen or dining room table and share a meal, is to share yourself – to open up to companionship.

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    A big heart

    Fr Chris Gleeson SJ

    Strong and caring families can be a wonderful avenue for building communities where each person is valued and respected for themselves.

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