The Final Word

Great Expectations

Great Expectations

Friday 21 November 2014
AS Christians, what is it that we expect God to do for us? How do we picture these expectations in our minds and hearts? I encourage you to take some time to reflect on this.

The Extraordinary Synod on the Family

Monday 10 November 2014
AS I write this, I have just returned from Rome where I participated with Pope Francis in the Extraordinary Synod on the Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the Context of Evangelisation.

What does it mean to be a saint?

Tuesday 28 October 2014
TO be made a ‘saint’ simply means to be made ‘holy’. So, when the Church speaks of the ‘universal call to holiness’, she is simply saying that all human beings are called to be saints.

Social justice and the Gospel

Friday 26 September 2014

EACH year the Catholic Church in Australia observes Social Justice Sunday. This is a tradition that began in 1940 when the Australian Catholic Bishops released the first Social Justice Statement.