Living Word

Asking for anything and everything

Catholic Voice- 12 August 2020 0

Crises, such as the current pandemic, make us aware of our mortality: that we basically depend on God for life at every moment. This is ... Read More

Only Jesus

Catholic Voice- 11 August 2020 0

Altar of the Poor Clares Chiara Offreduccio (St Clare) was a young Italian woman of noble birth. She gave up all her wealth and privilege ... Read More

St. Mary of the Cross 1842-1909

Catholic Voice- 8 August 2020 3

Spiritual nourishment from her letters: I cannot tell you what a beautiful thing the will of God seems to me. For the will of God ... Read More

What changes?

Catholic Voice- 7 August 2020 1

“What will a man gain if he wins the whole world and ruins his life?” Jesus’ words are so appropriate for the world at this ... Read More

Freeze the moment

Catholic Voice- 6 August 2020 0

In the Transfiguration, Moses and Elijah appear in the company of Jesus, whose ‘face shone like the sun’ (Matthew 17). Mountains are majestic. They can become ... Read More

Heart revealing

Catholic Voice- 4 August 2020 0

I am a fan of Agatha Christie books. In one book, the detective Hercule Poirot says to his friend Hastings that it doesn’t matter whether ... Read More

Get Away

Catholic Voice- 3 August 2020 0

The death of John the Baptist affected Jesus deeply. He had tried to ‘get away’ but the crowds insisted. He seizes the moment: Jesus made ... Read More