A Word easily forgotten echoes profoundly in our scarcely populated temples
Until October 16, 2017, I was one of the thousands addicted to clicking Running Commentary hoping for another…
Last May, while Rome was under lockdown for the Covid-19 pandemic, Pope Francis initiated a global year-long process…
After the successful search and rescue of a suicide victim, as the rescuers celebrated their success, I kept wondering: what's the value of a person’s life?
Trust is essential in every aspect of social life. It is vital in relationships and in our political, social, and economic systems
In this ‘stay safe’ there is something of our ‘island mentality’, there is something of our closure which in fact came out lashing in many circumstances over these past weeks.
The covid-19 crisis has been an overwhelming experience on many fronts. For Christians it has meant staying away from church. It seems like liturgy suddenly came to a halt, but has it really?
Witness is the Church’s lifeblood; and that life, lavished with his blood, is today in the solidarity, mutual care and self-emptying love we offer each other as concrete acts of ‘tending lambs’.
This period is a pilgrimage period of walking up towards the Golgotha. As a Church, we are invited to partake in the sacrifice of Christ by feeling abandoned and lost, a spiritual desert, while we think of one another, intercede and make ourselves available for others. We are called to be the Simon of Cyrene.