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Prayer blog: Learning motherhood

06 May 2015 | Liz Lillis

It was with an air of expectancy last Mother’s Day when I called Mum to chat on the phone. I was 36 weeks pregnant and the doctor had told me I'd have my first child within days thus beginning my own Motherhood journey.

Prayer blog: Amazing Grace

29 Apr 2015 | Fr Andy Hamilton SJ

Fr Andrew Hamilton reflects on the last moments of Andrew Chan’s and Myuran Sukumaran’s lives and God’s amazing grace.

Prayer blog: God's humanity

19 Apr 2015 | Genevieve Nicoll

Genevieve Nicoll contemplates the human and divine sides of God.

Prayer blog: 'Proving' God's existence

13 Apr 2015 | Michael McVeigh

Australian Catholics magazine’s editor, Michael McVeigh, reflects on why some need ‘proof’ in God’s existence to believe.  

Prayer blog: Moving on from 'sorry time'

07 Apr 2015 | Fr Brian McCoy

Fr Brian McCoy reflects on our post-Easter journeys and how we can move from the passion of Christ into the joy of the Easter season.

Prayer blog: Lorenzo's prayer

30 Mar 2015 | Natalie Gordon

As a teacher in an all boys’ boarding school in tropical far north Queensland, this lent has been somewhat different to all the other Lenten seasons of my adult spiritual life.

Prayer blog: A lenten oasis

15 Mar 2015 | James O'Brien

As pilgrims we need inner compass points to help us discern between those places in our lives that fill us with peace and those which drain us of life. One daily practice which can help us with this, and which we can include in our Lenten observance, is the awareness examen.

Prayer blog: Practicing piety in Lent

01 Mar 2015 | Michael McVeigh

Even if I'm open about my faith, it's not something I put in front of people all the time. Yet God is very much a part of everything that I am. Ash Wednesday provides an opportunity to set ourselves aside and show people that God is an important part of our lives, and who we are. 

Prayer blog: I love the Church, especially in Lent

25 Feb 2015 | Ramesh Richards SJ

Ash Wednesday’s second reading from Paul to the Corinthians invites us to be true ambassadors of Christ and the appeal is to be reconciled back to God. If you have stuffed up, acknowledge it, own it, and as Taylor Swift says, 'shake it off' through the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

Prayer blog: When music in the liturgy is not so good

24 Feb 2015 | Beth Doherty

Those of us who attend parishes frequently have probably experienced the plethora of options ranging from the 85-year old playing the organ with traditional repertoire; the majestic Cathedral choir; or folky choirs complete with guitars, cymbals, triangles and tambourines. But what happens when, regardless of the style of music, it is just not played well?

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