Saturday, July 10, 2010

God gets at us in the funniest of ways. Just this week the Spirit stirred in me while reading an interview with one of my heroes, Vandana Shiva. The reporter from YES! Magazine asked her:

There is hardly a town or city in this country that doesn’t have a statue of the Mahatma. But in terms of his relevance, when you travel around and talk to people, is the Gandhian philosophy still living or is it more of a memory?

Yet with amazing clarity, a still small voice whispered through these words to me: There is hardly a town or city that doesn’t have a statue of the Christ. But in terms of his relevance, when you travel around and talk to people, is the Way of Jesus still living or is it more of a memory?

Donald Cozzens Australian Visit

Donald Cozzens

Sacred Silence: Denial and the Crisis in the Church.
Faith That Dares to Speak
Freeing Celibacy

Brisbane Lecture

When: Thursday July 22 2010 7pm
Where:Kevin Aspinall Centre St Bernard's Church 4 Klump Rd Upper Mt Gravatt 4122

Title of talk: 'Being Catholic in a Wounded Church'
Cost: $20 at the door
Enquiries and bookings: Margaret Puplett on Tel 33369214 or Fr Dave O'Connor Tel 33369233

Dates for Sydney and Melbourne Events

Thursday, July 01, 2010

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday 2010



National Aboriginal
And Torres Strait Islander Sunday
4th July 2010
Justice and Peace for all


Today is Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday. The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Catholic Council provided liturgy resources.

I would like to invite you to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday 2010 with images and reflections I have prepared from some of my documentary work among Indigenous people.

Prayer texts from the NATSICC Web resources:

Dadirri reflection