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Talking about Spirituality Today:

Self-esteem and self–denial So far, this series has looked at some basics in Spirituality. We are called to grow in God’s image which means, for St. Irenaeus, to become ‘fully alive.’ And ‘fully alive’ is to live in an ever-deepening or, in Biblical terms, ‘face to face’ relationship with God. Again, Christian spirituality is about […]


At the age of five I was rather worried that I might end up in hell.   I was already convinced that I was a worthless sinner. Born in 1930 and at convent school four and a half years later, I became just another product of the Catholic teaching by the sisters.  We were not […]