Valentine’s Day: Beyond Romance

What does Catholic Social Teaching Have to Do with Valentine’s Day? St Valentine’s action was not just romantic, it was about holding up love in the structures of society. Read my reflection, to find out more. 5 Actions for Social Justice to Share the Love Consider these action ideas to share the love, whether you […]

A Valentine’s Day Prayer

Teach us a big-hearted love, That embraces the pushed aside and powerless, The exploited and those in need. A love that dares to speak truth to power, For their sake. Help us to enlarge the tents of our hearts, To share all that we are and have, To give freely what we have freely received. […]

New Year’s Prayer for Peace

We watch for the morning We wait in hope for your light, your mercy. You have pitched your tent among us, Yet so often we fail to see you, to follow you. Let us not be overwhelmed by conflicts, injustice and suffering. Let us humbly spread love, stand steadfastly in solidarity with the least, last […]

Pilgrim Prayer

We thank you God for the gifts of memory, understanding and will. May the memory of the righteous ones who have trod this path before us encourage us to act for the justice of your Reign. May the contemplation of people and places desecrated by sin bring us to understanding. May the understanding of our […]