Potpourri of Cultures

- 14 January 2023 0

Corinth, the ancient Greek city, was ‘a corridor of commerce and potpourri of cultures’ (Montague, First Corinthians, 16). Strabo, an ancient geographer, claimed that a ... Read More

George Cardinal Pell (1941-2023)

- 11 January 2023 1

Cardinal George Pell George Cardinal Pell (1941-2023) died in Rome. May he rest in peace and rise in glory. Cardinal Pell is known to most Australians ... Read More

Deliberately Redundant

- 6 January 2023 1

The astrologers come from the East to Jerusalem, led by the ‘star’. They depart from Herod: There in front of them was the star they ... Read More

Boundary Violation

- 31 December 2022 1

The most beautiful blessing in the Bible: May the Lord bless you and keep you. May the Lord let his face shine on you and ... Read More

Filial & Fraternal

- 24 December 2022 0

The beauty, the power, the vulnerability of a child! Baby Jesus is Wonder-Counsellor, Mighty-God, Eternal-Father and Prince-of-Peace (Isaiah 9). The Child Jesus calls us to ... Read More

No Longer Lonely

- 17 December 2022 0

The prophet Isaiah and the Gospel of Matthew converge: The virgin will conceive and give birth to a son and they will call him Emmanuel, ... Read More

Not So Sure

- 10 December 2022 0

John the Baptist said that Jesus would baptise with the Holy Spirit and fire (Matthew 3). Now imprisoned, he is not so sure. John sends ... Read More