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Feast of the Annunciation of the Lord

  If I had a visit from an angel with news of the kind that Mary received I would be shell shocked, baffled, in...

What do you really thirst for?

A reflection on the Third Sunday of Lent Over the next three weeks those adults and young people preparing for Baptism have a...

Day of Missionary Martyrs

24 March is celebrated as the Day of Missionary Martyrs. Like them, we are "witnesses" of the Gospel. This day traces its orgin back to the assassination...

You are all missionaries, says Pope Francis

Pope Francis has said that all members of the People of God are missionaries. In a Message sent to a Congress organised by the...

Interview with Pope Francis

Pope Francis has given several interviews since his election just one year ago. On 5 March he gave an interview to the Italian newspaper,...

A step closer to the Lord

During his years as a missionary in India, Melchior de Marion Brésillac, was sought after to lead various Retreats. One of those was to...

The Scriptures of the Fields

In the Gospel for the 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time Jesus says: “Look at the birds in the sky….your Heavenly Father feeds them….. think of the...

Message of Pope Francis for Lent 2014

"As Lent draws near, I would like to offer some helpful thoughts on our path of conversion as individuals and as a community. These insights...