• The Simple Life

    Nov 04, 2022

    Created by Dr Steven Selvaraju, this is a comic strip that wishes to tell simple stories of life and faith.

  • ‘I was hungry and you gave me food’

    Nov 04, 2022

    The next time you are hungry, imagine that instead of going into your kitchen and reaching for various foods to prepare a meal for you and your family, that there is no food to reach for, no vegetables to pick from your garden, and that you have no money to buy food for yourself and your hungry children.

  • Celebrating 50 years of ordination

    Oct 28, 2022

    Fifty years ago, on an overcast, cold, fall day in the gymnasium of the local public high school, I was ordained to the priesthood.

  • ‘You shall be my witnesses’

    Oct 21, 2022

    World Mission Sunday – October 23, 2022

  • Leaving the ninety-nine

    Oct 21, 2022

    In the world’s eyes, it may look like a waste of time and resources, but in God’s eyes, we are each worth it to have so much time and energy ‘wasted’ on us just to bring us home.

  • Nation at a crossroads: A crunch general election

    Oct 21, 2022

    After months of intense pressure, the prime minister finally succumbed to the desperate call from certain quarters for an early general election, despite the impending monsoon season.

  • How to pray when we don’t feel like it

    Oct 21, 2022

    Enthusiasm, good feelings, and fervour will not sustain anyone’s prayer life for long, good will and firm intention notwithstanding.

  • Praying for convergence?

    Oct 21, 2022

    People are now finding ways to nourish their Catholic spirituality outside of formal devotional practice.

  • Make mental health and well-being for all a global priority

    Oct 14, 2022

    The World Health Organisation recognises World Mental Health Day on October 10 every year. The theme for World Mental Health Day this year is Make Mental Health and Well-Being for All a Global Priority.

  • What does it look like to hold a consistent life ethic?

    Oct 14, 2022

    When approached to write this piece, I first considered expounding upon my understanding of all the various issues that the consistent life ethic touches on: ending abortion, war, the death penalty, euthanasia, embryo destruction, police brutality, assisted suicide, torture, etc.

Sunday Reflection

God is not like us

God is beyond us. That is what the readings point to this weekend. The fact that God is a mystery and beyond our thinking is not something that should frustrate or disappoint us but, rather, it should be a source of our hope and the ground that we walk on as Christians.

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