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Living Laudato si’ at Christmas

30 Oct 2019 | Alice Foddy

Some simple ways you can live Laudato si’ at Christmas.


To follow the light of a star

28 Oct 2019 | Nevie Peters

Three Magi take to the road not knowing what they will find at the end of their journey.


Lessons in love

28 Oct 2019 | Hannah Kennelly

The deep bonds between people and their animal companions cannot be denied. When one of these companions passes away, it can be as painful as losing any other family member. Dr Michael O’Donoghue says accompanying people in their grief after losing pets has taught him a great deal about love, and enhanced his faith.


The many paths of mysticism

13 Oct 2019 | Dana Sutherland

Mystic saints have served as an example for Christians for centuries. Whether it’s through their writing or the example of their lives, they demonstrate a way that we can be brought more closely into unity with God. But that’s not to say that each saint is the same. The variety in the lives of saints is proof that there are many different ways to walk with God. In this feature, one of our young writers explores the lives of three female mystics and their very different spiritual journeys.


Praying for divine intervention

13 Oct 2019 | Kate Moriarty

It might be time to start spreading the burden when it comes to answering domestic prayers.


The disciple whom Jesus loved

13 Oct 2019 | Peter Fleming

John the Evangelist had a mystical understanding of the mission and meaning of Jesus.


Contemplative prayer

13 Oct 2019 | Margaret-Mary Flynn

Recently, a renewed interest in the benefits of mindfulness and meditation, and ancient practices for inner peace, such as yoga, has sparked interest in the spiritual traditions of silence and contemplation. There is nothing new under the sun, and the techniques for stilling the body, mind and heart used in Eastern traditions can easily be added to the tradition of silent prayer and contemplation that has always been central to Christian spirituality.


Sitting and praying with children

13 Oct 2019 | Emilie Ng

Penny Sturrock says children take to meditation much more naturally than adults. We talk to her about her work in schools across Australia.


The many eyes of Matilda Moore

13 Oct 2019 | Michael McVeigh

A little girl discovers there’s more than one way to see the world.


Mysticism in Australian literature

13 Oct 2019 | Elaine Lindsay

Books provide us with a privileged insight into the interior lives of the people who wrote them. So what can we learn about how Australians experience the mystical side of reality from Australian fiction?


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