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This July, the Holy Father has asked us to pray for our neighbours who have lost sight of the beauty of the Christian life. This month’s intention has prompted me to contemplate on this beauty, and...

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At times it is difficult to create within our soul compassion for men and women in distant lands. We can also grow numb to the stories of war and terrorism, as it happens so frequently. How can we...

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On this World Day of Prayer, we reflect on Pope Francis’ monthly prayer intention: “That our brothers and sisters who have strayed from the faith, through our prayer and witness to the Gospel, may...

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Central to the spirituality of the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network is a deep and abiding love of Jesus’ most Sacred Heart. 

As we reflect on it in our renewal document, A pathway with Jesus in...

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This month, the Holy Father has invited us to pray with him on an issue that we find hard to imagine within the comforts of Australian borders. 

By international standards, the impact of black...

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This month we celebrate the great feast of Pentecost, when the Holy Spirit came down upon the Church, giving her strength to go forth and fulfill Christ’s mission.

While Pentecost gave the apostles...

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The June edition of the The Pope Video, from the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network, is focused on the elimination of the arms trade. Its release follows just days after Francis met with the president...

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As we begin this month, let us unite together spiritually and pray in a special way for the Pope’s monthly intentions.

During June we pray, “That national leaders may firmly commit themselves to...

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This month we celebrate the great feast of the Ascension of our Lord, which heralds the conclusion of the Easter season.

It is a feast in the Church that is bittersweet, for it is wonderful that...

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This month we celebrate the feast of Saint Philip Neri, a joyful man with a heart of gold. He nicknamed by his friends, “Pippo Buono or “good little Phil,” and could not help but share his joy with...

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