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Section Archive: Opinion

Snails make good neighbours

It seems strange that a common garden snail achieved more for justice in its death

Posted on: August 16, 2017

A plebiscite of one’s own

The question of marriage and its meaning is presently astir in the public domain, writes

Posted on: July 19, 2017

Why I don’t need wilderness

Although I tried to lift myself to the divine, my long walk in the wilderness

Posted on: May 16, 2017

Surrendering our sense of seasonality

There are times to plant, harvest and also a time to down tools all together.

Posted on: March 2, 2017

Feel the pain, heal the damage

Our Church has to face nothing less than the reality of major surgery.

Posted on: March 2, 2017

Be bold and brave

When I was a child, to be told you had been “bold” meant you had

Posted on: February 21, 2017

Being a woman on the fringe of the Church

Without intending to be out at the edge, that is where I find myself.

Posted on: February 21, 2017

To be called by name is to be known

How we name another, how we speak of them, St Benedict reminds us, is more

Posted on: December 13, 2016

The question we each need to ask

“Are you an ecclesial person?” It’s a loaded question because it is a radical question.

Posted on: November 15, 2016

Remembering the young who died at Santa Cruz

The 25th anniversary of East Timor’s Santa Cruz massacre will be especially poignant for those

Posted on: October 18, 2016