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Section Archive: Faith in the Ordinary

Joy in old age

What is joy? Is it the product of experience, or its source? I was stuck...

Posted on: October 17, 2018

Benedict's tools for peace

The basic message of chapter four of “The Rule of St Benedict” is that peace...

Posted on: September 19, 2018

Jaxie, Fintan and me

I appreciate a story that seeps into who I am, that makes unexpected connections, and...

Posted on: July 18, 2018

Lessons from a backyard spider

As I ponder the spider and its web, it strikes me that our understanding of...

Posted on: June 20, 2018

Ghost gum wisdom

A “wounded” ghost gum outside Judith Scully’s window is teaching her that ageing has its...

Posted on: June 20, 2017

Creation cherishing all of us

Even today when I see the ocean or come across fields full of haystacks I...

Posted on: June 20, 2017

Pilgrimage in everyday life

Pilgrimage can be undertaken anywhere, any day, says Donna Mulhearn.

Posted on: March 2, 2017

Some ‘fuel’ for your Lenten journey

Six podcasts for you to listen to with the ear of your heart during Lent.

Posted on: February 21, 2017

Gardeners of hope

Christmas beckons us to be the gardeners of hope, says Sydney poet Colleen Keating.

Posted on: December 13, 2016

Pilgrimage: opening ourselves to a new energy

The greatest awakening of my World Youth Day pilgrimage took place when I got back...

Posted on: September 20, 2016

A still point in my changing world

“At the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam I met Rembrandt’s mother, and brought her home packaged in...

Posted on: July 19, 2016

What does stability look like in communities?

What does stability look like in communities?

We can create relationships of stability and hope in fragmenting and fractious times by recognising...

Posted on: July 19, 2016