03 Nov 2019

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HOMILY FOR MASS FOR ABORIGINAL CATHOLIC MINISTRY + FIRST HOLY COMMUNION

When was the last time you climbed a tree? For most of the children here it’s the most natural thing in the world, something you may regularly do just because the tree is there, or for the challenge of it, or in order to see further.

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27 Oct 2019

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HOMILY FOR MASS FOR THE 30TH SUNDAY OF ORDINARY TIME C

After the 2016 Rio Olympics, an image went viral of the American swimmer, Michael Phelps, and the one in the next lane, Chad le Clos. Phelps is focused solely on the finishing line, but le Clos is turned towards his arch-rival Phelps.

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25 Oct 2019

“Listen to what the Spirit is saying”

It’s a strange and portentous book, the last one in the Bible, theApocalypse of St John or Book of Revelation. It opens as a letter from John, the beloved young friend of Jesus, who is all grown up now and writing to the seven Christian communities in what is Turkey today.

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