Advent Prayer

Advent Prayer 2014 We have entered the waiting time. Creation is pregnant with the Kingdom. Like a child in the womb it is alive and growing but not yet born. It is already and not yet. Help us Jesus to bring your Kingdom to birth on earth as it is in heaven. Sandie Cornish...

G20 Action by Churches

The Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane’s Justice and Peace Commission is encouraging Catholics to join other Christian Churches in prayer vigils at the time of the G20 Summit. They explain: In the lead up to this G 20 Summit the Catholic Justice and Peace Commission has joined with Queensland Churches Together in prayer vigils to...

Breathing Meditation with Pope Francis

At a meeting with members of the Catholic Fraternity of the Charismatic Covenant Communities and Fellowship, Pope Francis described prayer using the analogy of breathing: ‚ÄúPraise is the ‘breath’ which gives us life, because it is intimacy with God, an intimacy that grows through daily praise … Breathing is made up of two stages:...

Asia Bibi Day of Prayer

The Catholic Archdiocese of Lahore in Pakistan has designated 19 October as a day of prayer for Asia Bibi. Asia Bibi loses Appeal Asia Bibi was convicted of blasphemy in 2010 and sentenced to death. In a decision described by Bishop Ruffin Anthony of Islamabad / Rawalpindi as ‘heartbreaking’, the mother of five lost...

Pray for Refugees

Will you join Pope Francis in praying for refugees during August? In many parts of the world people are being displaced by violence and are in need of welcome and protection. Who would you like visitors to this site to pray for today?

The Tank Man

He will live forever in our memories. His singular act of courage and hope proclaimed the dignity of each person in the face of powers and principalities. God grant us his courage and his hope.

Religious lead National Lament – Australia

Catholic Religious Australia say: “Many people throughout Australia are disturbed by the punitive and harsh policies and conditions to which people seeking asylum in Australia are being subjected. The recent incident on Manus Island and the death of one person and the injury of many highlights the lack of care and dignity in the...