June 16, 2021

The Power of the Collective

After over a year of being largely prevented from doing things in groups I feel like the luckiest man alive to have been part of four very special collective experiences…
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June 15, 2021

Time and the Sacrament of the present moment

Time and the sacrament of the present moment It has come as something of a shock to discover that we will soon be half way through the year! The longest…
June 8, 2021

The Lord of the Dance

“You don’t realise how much you’ve missed something until you have it again.” (more…)
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June 7, 2021

The Eucharist by R. Voight

The Eucharist He was old, tired, and sweaty, pushing his homemade cart down the alley, stopping now and then to poke around in somebody's garbage, I wanted to tell him…
May 25, 2021

Speaking in Tongues

Two incidents involving foreign languages in the days leading up to Pentecost gave me an unexpected insight into this feast that I’ve always struggled somewhat to relate to. (more…)
May 14, 2021

Romantic and Japanese

When planning a garden over twenty years ago I was inspired, in part, by two concepts: the romantic garden and the Japanese garden. (more…)
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May 11, 2021

Our Very Own Bible Book

There is only one Book in the Bible of which we can claim ownership – The Acts of the Apostles or the Book of Acts. You may have noticed how…
Woman praying Blog
May 10, 2021

Why you should add rest time to the to-do list

Carving out time for active rest in a busy day will ensure you actually do it, says this teacher How often do you schedule rest in your diary or agenda? This…
April 26, 2021

500 Miles with Hope

After a year in which I’d gone to London just three times I had the prospect of four trips in one week, thanks to our Walk with Hope event. (more…)
April 23, 2021

Farewell Michael, Rest In Peace

Michael was one of the first prisoners I met when I started work with the Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas (ICPO) back in 1993.  He was serving a life sentence…
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April 20, 2021

A virtual walk

A virtual walk Not everybody can get out and about for various reasons and our freedom to travel is still quite restricted.  Perhaps having the next best thing, a virtual…
April 16, 2021

Let Him “EASTER” in us

Easter is my favourite time of year because, whether it comes early or late, it is always a harbinger of Spring. There is even something nice about the sound of…