Musings 26 (Eastertide) May 2017

During the recent Bishops’ Conference, Bishop Greg Homeming of Lismore offered a reflection focusing on the challenges the Catholic Church in Australia faces at this time. There is no doubt that the Church is weaker than it was, both in numbers of


Lenten Musings – February 2017

Now that Divine Worship:The Missal has reintroduced the naming of the three weeks before Ash Wednesday as Septuagesima, Sexagesima and Quinquagesima, we have an opportunity to reflect more about how we will observe the season of Lent. On the first da


Musings | January 2017

2016 is being widely described as a year of horror, even cursed. More balanced commentators describe it as the year of revolution in which changes in the political and economic landscapes have begun to take place in the Western world. Revolutions usu


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Musings | June 2015

The gospel readings at Sunday Mass in early Trinity-­tide contain many of Our Lord’s parables, some of which have images of growth.