April 1, 2020

Where the Hell is God?

“Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?”  John 9:2  “Neither this man nor his parents sinned; he was born blind so that God’s works might be revealed in him.” 9:3 “My […]
March 18, 2020


I’m just a soul whose intentions are good…  Nina Simone 1964    One does not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes forth from the mouth of God.  Mt 4:4   ‘Oh, […]
March 4, 2020

Walking Meditation

To walk contemplatively in nature, is not to hike, not to be in a rush to reach the end, but to be receptive to the present moment, to be open to wonder. The experience of […]
February 25, 2020

Least, Lost Lonely

But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you; Mt 5: 44 Yeah right – you cannot be serious! ‘Because this may be the hardest commandment,’ according to Fr James […]
February 19, 2020

Coronavirus: Creation unfolding

We know that the whole of creation has been groaning as in the pains of childbirth right through to the present time. Romans 8:22   Louis Pasteur once postulated, “it is in the power of […]
February 10, 2020

Aunty Joan Hendriks: Lest we forget

Aunty Joan Hendriks: Lest we forget. 8.1.1936 – 26.1.2020 Blessed are you, when people insult you and persecute you and speak all kinds of evil against you because of me. Mt. 5:11 Tributes, eulogies and […]
February 5, 2020

Transformed by Forgiveness

The first weeks of my year have been spent recharging my physical and spiritual batteries. It has been a time spent relaxing and in prayer committing to some new ways of proceeding in my life. […]
December 4, 2019

Feast of St Francis Xavier

St. Francis Xavier – 3 December Francis Xavier was born on 7 April, 1506 at Javier, Kingdom of Navarre. He died on 3 December, 1552 aged 46 at on Shangchuan Island. He met Ignatius of Loyola at the University of Paris where he was studying. […]
October 30, 2019

Ask and it will be given to you

” Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.” Luke’s scriptural quote goes beyond the familiar ‘prayers and thoughts’ refrain because it […]
October 11, 2019

My Community Values

My Community Values… When I was very young my parents decided to move from war-torn Europe to New Zealand. This meant tearing ourselves away from our large extended family. They thought that in New Zealand […]
September 11, 2019

Compassion from knowledge

The less knowledge we have of anything the more insignificant it seems. Our hatred of a person often decreases as we learn to know the person better.                         […]
August 28, 2019

Dingo Man

Pope Francis … delivered a ringing plea to the world and his own Catholic Church to reject … the growing temptation to “demonise” those who are different. Nov 19, 2016 – Vatican City (RNS) “Dingo man,” named […]


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