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July 30, 2021

One of my childhood piano teachers was a Brigidine nun, Sr Fidelis. Along with her great love for music, she had a zest for life that stayed with her till the end of her ninety-some years. She reverted to Elizabeth, her baptismal name, in latter years, but for me she was always Fidelis.… More

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Staying Both Anchored and Nimble

Watching young people at play or at sports’ training, reminds me of times past when I could run, jump, kick a footy, bowl a reasonable leg-break and hit a fair forehand – not all at once of course! The athletic flexibility of young people is a joyful gift and I often pray for them that it lasts as long as possible.… More

Putting on Love over the Bones of Catholic Faith

The Covid contagion has brought renewed awareness of family life. This has to be good news. The Catholic Church traditionally has held family life in the home as important. Perhaps there will be spiritual renewal of sacramental life with some emphasis on living out the virtue of love evangelically at home.… More

Healing the Body — A Few Steps Forward

The recuperative powers of the human body are remarkable. Following surgery, infections, even critical incidents such as strokes and heart attacks, the determination of the body to heal is a source of wonder. With the aid of excellent health care professionals and medical technology, we are so very blessed in the times when we are most in need of healing.… More


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