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Articles by: Monica Dutton

Appreciating the gift of those who walk with us

Monica Dutton reviews the newly-released book “The Attachment: Letters from a most unlikely friendship”.

Posted on: April 18, 2017

"May those... in the shadows be seen by those in the sun"

Monica Dutton describes a 30-second encounter that, for her, held everything contained in the message

Posted on: March 15, 2016

“May those… in the shadows be seen by those in the sun”

To be changed forever

The transformative effect of immersion trips has been well documented. Quite simply – people are

Posted on: August 18, 2015

To be changed forever

Could the ‘selfie’ help us during Lent?

The ‘selfie’ may provide yet another lens through which to view our approach to the

Posted on: February 17, 2015

Struggling with the “genuine vs fake” religious debate

After struggling with various aspects of Marian theology over the years, along with a number

Posted on: May 20, 2014

Struggling with the “genuine vs fake” religious debate

A family experience of the Good Samaritan

The story of the compassion and support received by my family from the Good Samaritan

Posted on: February 18, 2014

A family experience of the Good Samaritan

Universal and enduring power of story

Our need to engage with story is universal and enduring, and in essence, it is

Posted on: July 16, 2013

Universal and enduring power of story

Technology and the Christmas story

From the idyllic scenes depicted in “Away in a Manger” and “Silent Night”, twenty-first century

Posted on: December 11, 2012

Technology and the Christmas story

A time to be ‘desert people’

Nothing worthwhile comes easily, writes Monica Dutton. If we are not tested, we never know

Posted on: February 21, 2012

A time to be ‘desert people’

We have forgotten how to wait

Waiting is not something many of us do well, writes Monica Dutton. The call to

Posted on: March 7, 2011

We have forgotten how to wait