17th November 2022
Liturgy and longing
Teresa White FCJ celebrates Pope Francis’ message that: ‘Through our liturgical actions, words and gestures, the love which unites us as God’s people is experienced on this day and in this time.’
8th June 2021
Love, only love
The devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus invites us to be strengthened by the love of God that dwells in the whole of creation, and to recognise and imitate it in our lives, says Teresa White FCJ.
8th May 2021
Loosening the knots: Counsel
Counsel finds its partner in discernment, and the way in which they combine to help us make good choices is a process that found concrete expression on the road to Emmaus, says Teresa White FCJ.
29th March 2021
Paradox and Passion
How can a cross, which signifies suffering and disgrace, be a symbol of hope? Teresa White finds ways in which we can see the light of the resurrection amid the darkness of the crucifixion.
17th April 2020
‘A dayspring to the dimness of us’
Teresa White FCJ considers how the words of Gerard Manley Hopkins’ ‘The Wreck of the Deutschland’ can speak powerfully to us about providence and ‘a mercy that outrides the all of water.’
3rd May 2019
The best medicine
The idea that God’s ways are full of joy and delight has been embraced by many mystics, theologians and spiritual writers through the ages, says Teresa White FCJ.
20th December 2017
He came all so still
Contemplating the Nativity, for St Ignatius, is not just a cerebral exercise; engaging with the mystery of the Incarnation requires all of our senses.
1st June 2017
The touch of God
The imagery and language we use to express the presence and action of the Holy Spirit are always imperfect, often poetic and sometimes jarring.
11th April 2017
Walking through the wilderness
The celebration of the mystery of Jesus passing from death to new life, marks the completion of the journey of the Christian community through the wilderness of Lent to the promised land of Easter.
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