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September 30, 2020

This traditional way of praying scripture has become popular in a number of Christian churches. I think it began in monasteries, where monks sat at their evening meal, listening to the reading of the day. When a verse or phrase had meaning for a monk, he would leave the table and take the words to his cell for evening prayer.… More

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St Teresa of Ávila Doctor of Prayer

St Teresa [1515-1582] answers the question How do I grow deeper in prayer? In fact, there is a well-founded case to be made that she is the best teacher the Church has on prayer, the Doctor of Prayer. As I write this I am aware of the many Discalced Carmelite experts who have written explaining her teaching and I would refer you to them to go deeper than these brief articles.… More

Remembering Our Dead

Holy Mass is celebrated each month by the editor for those whose names occur in this list. To add a name, write to the editor. Each name is published for 3 years, after which the name must be re-submitted. Please, 3 names maximum at a time.… More

‘Forced like Jesus Christ to Flee’

World Day of Prayer for Migrants and Refugees in New Zealand, 21 June

As the title for his annual message for the World Day of Prayer for Migrants and Refugess, Pope Francis has chosen ‘Forced like Jesus Christ to Flee’.… More


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