1st December 2020
The closeness of God
Gemma Simmonds CJ invites us to embrace the presence of a God who responds, often unexpectedly, to our desire for an encounter with him – a God who is always with us.
9th April 2020
Love in a time of plague
It is not easy to talk about faith in the middle of a pandemic, observes Gemma Simmonds CJ as she considers the ways in which people turn to God at a time of crisis.
25th March 2020
A question of forgiveness
11 Aug: By experiencing God’s willingness to forgive us seventy times seven, we might learn to open our hearts and minds to the grace offered by God whereby we become able to forgive each other.
22nd March 2018
Let it begin with me
Jesus sets before us a challenging vision of peace, according to which we are called to orient ourselves towards God and all of his creation through our own lifestyles.
7th March 2018
Making sense of the application of the senses
16 Sept: Anointing and bathing with tears are the sign of a sinful woman’s liberation - this is one of the many times in the gospels we see women connecting to Jesus through their bodies and sense.
2nd June 2017
Baptised to be prophetic
Gemma Simmonds CJ explores the questions of how the Church is responding to those considering vocations and new models of service, and of what it means to have a strong theology of baptism.
13th May 2016
Amoris Laetitia – a view from the female bridge
What does Amoris Laetitia contribute to the conversation between secular feminists and the Catholic Church, and how can this dialogue develop?
13th February 2015
Fr Sieger Köder RIP
Gemma Simmonds CJ pays tribute to Fr Sieger Köder, whose distinctive painting was an expression of his pastoral ministry and his commitment to the social gospel.
31st July 2013
What would Ignatius make of a Jesuit pope?
For the Feast of St Ignatius of Loyola in 2013, we asked Philip Endean SJ, Nicholas King SJ, Thomas McCoog SJ & Gemma Simmonds CJ: what would Ignatius make of a Jesuit pope?
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