St Joseph Vaz

St Joseph Vaz is the first Sri Lankan saint to be formally recognized by the Church. In the homily at the Mass for his canonization, Pope Francis said that St Joseph Vaz “shows us the importance of transcending religious divisions in the service of peace”. Do you know people whose holiness, like that of St […]

Cultivating a Culture of Peace

The United Nations has designated 21 September the International Day of Peace. In this CatholicCare reflection I look at ways in which we can cultivate a culture of peace. How can We Cultivate a Culture of Peace? Sometimes it seems that the whole world has gone crazy: passenger planes shot out of the sky; schools […]

Listen & Break Down Walls

Am I really prepared to listen to those with whom I disagree, or do I think I already know what they will say? Am I open to learning from people who are ‘on the other side’ to me in some way? What are the walls that divide me, and the groups to which I belong, […]