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Blessed Rupert Mayer SJ Reflect on his life
Lord, whenever you will, then is the time; today and always.  Blessed Rupert Mayer SJ Image: a woman looks into the setting sun
I read these lines every time I say morning prayer but one morning recently the meaning became clearer. This is not about being let off punishment after I die. It is about salvation now for migrants drowning in the sea, black people being beaten up...
A woman sits with her head in her hands thinking
The homily at the Mass I went to on All Saints this year referred to the congregation having devotions to 'their saints'. Of course, we all have favourites. However, it struck me as not quite being the point of the feast of All Saints, since they...
A stained glass window depicting the English Martyrs
1 John 3: 1 This is from the Second Reading at Mass today, for the feast of All Saints.
Think of the love that the Father has lavished on us, by letting us be called God’s children; and that is what we are   1 John 3: 1 Image: a group of people at sunset
Today is the Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (All Souls)
Candles lit for prayer. Text: Eternal rest, grant unto them, O Lord, And let perpetual light shine upon them May they rest in peace. Amen.
Three Proposals for the Month 1. While we must continue to pray for progress in the struggle against the virus pandemic, and keep in our prayer those suffering as a result, medically and economically, we could take some time this month to ponder a...
Image: a Wall-E robot
St Ignatius of Loyola
Those who love God completely find help in all things. St Ignatius of Loyola Image: woman walking through autumnal wood
I've seen this scuplture before of two people reaching out across a divide, but this morning the rising sun caught it and it looked particularly striking. It represents healthcare at its best, with all the hard work and kindness that goes into...
Sculpture of two people reaching out to one another
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