Reflections

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Good Friday: We proclaim a crucified Christ

Friday 10 April 2020

As of this morning, 94,807 people worldwide have died of coronavirus. Our Australian figure is 53 people. These are sobering numbers, which we have become accustomed to hearing over the past few weeks. Why do these numbers matter to us? Because each number is a person whose story has ended, each a person loved by another, each a child of God. There is another reason why these numbers have come to feature so prominently in our daily lives: suddenly we can see the real possibility of ourselves – or someone close to us – included among that number. The reality of death has...

Holy Week—That incomprehensible love

Tuesday 7 April 2020

Dr Christopher J. Shorrock OFM Conv, Catholic Theological College

I recall reading an article some years ago that asked the reader to use their imagination in answering a rather daunting question. The author asked the reader to imagine that they had only one week left to live and, being aware of this, what they would do.

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