The Holy Family in Exile – Icon of Refugees

This is a reflection that I wrote for the Australian Catholic Migrant & Refugee Office’s kit for Migrant & Refugee Sunday. You can download the whole kit here. The Holy Family in Exile If you were asked to paint an icon of refugees, asylum seekers, and migrants, how would you depict them in a...

Sanctuary & Sustentance

For three days in July 2013, a 12-minute video depicting the lives and struggles of refugees was projected on the fa├žade of the church of the Gesu in Rome. It is the mother church of the Jesuits and a place which has traditionally opened its doors to asylum seekers, in continuation with the ancient...