14th December 2022
Advent Week 4
Peter Edmonds SJ reflects on the daily readings for the fourth week of Advent.
8th December 2022
Advent Week 3
Peter Edmonds SJ reflects on the weekday readings for the third week of Advent.
30th November 2022
Advent Week 2
Peter Edmonds SJ reflects on the weekday readings for the second week of Advent.
24th November 2022
Advent Week 1
Peter Edmonds SJ reflects on the weekday readings for the first week of Advent.
14th December 2020
Painted spaces: Art for a Covid-Advent. 1. Edward Hopper
Art can be a powerful accompaniment to prayer, so James Hanvey SJ has selected a few works we might like to ponder in the days leading to Christmas, paying particular attention to their use of space.
10th December 2020
A stranger-in-need is a neighbour indeed
The third Sunday of Advent is known as Gaudete Sunday, and the Christian joy that colours our liturgy on this day is not something that we should keep to ourselves, says Patrick Nogoy SJ.
4th December 2020
Singing Emmanuel to fill an empty church
Frances Novillo offers some practical advice on how we can tune our ears to the presence of God this Advent.
3rd December 2020
Back to our future
The readings for the Second Sunday of Advent are rich with promise but demand something of us in return – how do they invite us to respond to God’s offer of consolation, which is always open to us, by confronting our memories and looking to the future?
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.
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