Making a Difference

  • The fast that pleases God

    Feb 23, 2024

    There are many wonderful Catholic organisations dedicated to building peace, serving the poor, ending abortion, and protecting our common earth home.

  • ‘Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented’

    Feb 10, 2024

    In his 1986 Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech, the late Elie Wiesel, reflecting on the Holocaust, and his personal experience of it – being in the same World War II Nazi concentration camps where his mother, father, and sister were murdered, and coming very close to being executed himself – voiced these profound words

  • Making abortion unthinkable

    Dec 01, 2023

    Think of a new-born baby. In your mind’s eye marvel at the beauty, the complexity, the mystery of this tiny human being.

  • Pope Francis’ urgent plea on behalf of planet Earth

    Oct 20, 2023

    Reflecting on the worsening climate change crisis in the eight years since he wrote his environmental encyclical letter Laudato Si’ — concerning the urgent importance of caring for our common earth-home — Pope Francis laments, “I have realised that our responses have not been adequate, while the world in which we live in is collapsing and may be nearing breaking point.”

  • No matter what, life is always worth living!

    Oct 06, 2023

    Life is God’s most precious gift. Please never consider ending it. No matter what problems you have, no matter how serious they may be, no matter how much pain they cause, God, and many good people, as well as professional organisations, are there to help you. You are not alone!

  • God’s challenging call – are you up for it?

    Sep 08, 2023

    Making a DifferenceWhen you were baptised, the Holy Trinity called you, and gave you the grace to be priest, prophet, and king. That prophetic calling given to you means that you were, and will continue to be, until you take your last breath, a