Monthly Archives: November 2018

Reflection: The centenary of the Armistice

“War is an ancient imposter, but none of his masks and smiles and gallant trumpets can any longer delude us …” Continue reading

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Praying for Melbourne

I have no words for my sadness at yesterday’s attack on Melbourne and particularly the death of Sisto Malaspina. So I offer again the prayer I wrote the last time Bourke Street was attacked. May God be with us all.

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Sermon: For all the saints

Living a holy life, again luckily for us, doesn’t mean being dour, stern and strict. For the Prophet Isaiah a life of holiness culminates in end-time feasting; accepting from God a feast of rich food, a feast of well-matured wines, of rich food filled with marrow, of well-matured wines strained clear. Continue reading

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