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Section Archive: Musings of a Leader

Powerful personal stories of courage

Let’s have more conversational forums where we hear the personal stories of ordinary, courageous Australians,...

Posted on: July 21, 2015

One people united in our humanity?

A number of events in June compel us to justly manage the artificial divisions between...

Posted on: June 16, 2015

Respecting difference and overcoming division

Difference can bring about healing and grace rather than division, even when such difference can...

Posted on: May 19, 2015

Unearthing the underlying causes of drug abuse

Why do an estimated 1.3 million Australians use the drug ice? And why does Australia...

Posted on: April 21, 2015

Can I forgive 70 x 7?

Perhaps one of the most important tasks during Lent is to attend to my heart...

Posted on: March 17, 2015

How do you think about, and relate to, God?

For the Christian believer, prayer is much more than the convenient or the desperate calling...

Posted on: February 17, 2015

Joy arises from deep within

Pope Francis, in announcing the Year of Consecrated Life, is calling on religious women and...

Posted on: December 9, 2014

A radical commitment to goodness

Being radical doesn’t have to be connected with evil and violence; it can be very...

Posted on: November 18, 2014

On creativity, destruction and mercy

Walter Kasper, in his book “Mercy”, gives us a clue about what we Christians need...

Posted on: October 21, 2014

Listening with the ear of the heart

Listening with the ear of the heart can be a scary experience because it can...

Posted on: September 16, 2014

Let’s listen more intently to young people

May we older Australians find new ways to listen more intently to the aspirations of...

Posted on: August 19, 2014

The legacies of Benedict and Polding

They might have lived in the fifth and nineteenth centuries, but the values that Benedict...

Posted on: July 15, 2014