Michael Paul Gallagher SJ offers an imaginary monologue in the voice of Chesterton that adapts his phrases and ideas, and tries to capture aspects of his vision which can help us revive our language of religious wonder.
‘In Advent we practise listening for Him, so that we will learn to listen to Him.’ How do the Advent scriptures invite us to attentiveness?
Luke 3:15-16,21-22 (gospel): the ethical message of the Baptist was overshadowed by that of Jesus, but it prepares us for it. For Luke, John belonged firmly to the old dispensation.
During Advent, we begin to contemplate how we respond in our daily lives to God’s gift of himself to the world. How, why and what do we give?
'Our Advent hope is assured and joyful, because Christ longs to be one with us.' Dominic Robinson SJ offers an Advent reflection in light of Pope Benedict's first Encyclical, 'Deus Caritas est'.
The livesimply project challenges us anew to live simply, sustainably and in solidarity with the poorest members of our global community, explains Christine Allen. Why is a concern for those in the midst of poverty so central to Catholic teaching?
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