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A Catholic Perspective on Mindfulness

There is no fear that our praying with the Word will turn us all into mystics or that evangelising the parish will ghetto-ize us.

Tribute to Pā Maria

An experience of the Retreat Centre Pā Maria run by the Marist Fathers in Wellington

Thursday 13 June

St Anthony of Padua 2 Cor 3:15-4:1, 3-6, Ps 85, Matthew 5: 20-2? Turned into the image we reflect This statement takes my breath away … “turned into the image we reflect” When I accept that I am loved unconditionally, unreservedly, God will be known. My face, my demeanour, my attitude, my words, my actions, […]

Techniques of Prayer

Before we can speak meaningfully of techniques of prayer we need to remind ourselves once again of the nature of prayer. In this series we have adopted for the most part St. Teresa’s definition of prayer as “loving communion with One whom we know loves us.” If prayer is “loving communion” with God, it follows […]