Driving the traders from the temple

Driving the traders from the temple What does Jesus tells us about the need to change the systems that shape our behaviour? Written by John Paul de Quay Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pocket Share on email It did not take me long trying to decide what image should […]

An introduction to appreciating nature

Brother mouse An introduction to appreciating nature By Sr Shirley Aeria Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pocket Share on email We asked Sr Shirley to share some wisdom on why an appreciation of nature is deeply rooted in our faith. NATURE IS A CONDUIT OF GOD’S LOVE Nature, in […]

My Sphere of Influence – in the face of crisis, where do I begin?

"Understand your sphere of influence and control" written over a photograph of the Laudato Si' Garden

My Sphere of Influence – In the face of crisis, where do I begin? recognising our unique opportunities to take action Written by Dr Emma Gardner Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pocket Share on email We only have to switch on the news to see a snapshot of the […]

How Should we Approach the Journeys we make?

Fr Kevin standing next to to Peruvians (one child on a mule and one adult next to him)

Travel during my three-year stint high in the Andes (2005-2008) was a very slow business. Sometimes riding a mule but more often just slowly walking through the mountains, sometimes for days at a stretch, because there were hardly any (mud) roads. Everything gently passing us by, animals, trees, villages and people. Time to talk as we walked (walk as we talked) and listen to everything around us. The great gift, so often eluding us in our modern high velocity living, being simple appreciation.